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A Holy Year begins with the opening of a Holy Door. Since the 15th Century, a “Holy Door” has been set aside for the celebration of Jubilee Years.  The solemn ritual opening of the Holy Door evokes for Catholics the passageway from sin to grace, and calls us to live

Staff Report The association of a Holy Door with jubilee years in the Catholic Church dates back to sometime before 1475. Each of the four papal basilicas in Rome has a holy door that is usually sealed shut, until a jubilee year, when it is opened and pilgrims passing through

By Maggie Collins For The Catholic Telegraph St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Kettering celebrated a jubilee year from October 2011 to October 2012. The major theme of the year was one of gratitude to God for the many blessings received over the 50 years of the parish’s existence. Established on