Video Clips

Resources on the Theme of Mercy

(Originally created for Year of Mercy 8 Dec 2015- 20 Nov 2016)

Updated April 2023

Chaplet of Divine Mercy in Song 

Oh Mercy - Matt Maher, Audrey Assad, Stu Garrard 

Year of Mercy

Path of Mercy - The Notre Dame Folk Choir  

Lord Show Us Your Mercy by Jeanne Cotter  

Clip from film The Mission. In this scene the character played by Robert de Niro, a former slave trader, drags his self-imposed penance (his armour) up a mountain to visit the people he had formerly enslaved.


With The Lord There Is Mercy and Love
Song by Marie Dunne CHF, from album Journey To Your Heart
Soloist: Patricia Bourke D'Souza
(Used with permission)

Jubilee of Mercy
Official Vatican website for the Year of Mercy, with lots of useful resources including some that are arts-based.

Jubilee Year of Mercy Resources
From the Kildare and Leighlin Diocese. Wide range of resources, some arts related.

Advent Pack for Year of Mercy
Web page for Dublin Diocese where you can apply for the 2015 Advent resource pack which relates to the theme of Mercy.

Resources for the Jubilee Year of Mercy
Web page from the Irish Catholic Bishops, with various resources on the Year of Mercy, including music.

Blest are the Merciful
Official theme song for World Youth Day 2016.

The Quality of Mercy
Shakespeare's famous reflection on mercy from The Merchant of Venice.

The Quality of Mercy
Song by Michelle Shocked, sung here by Susan Thompson with the Homeward Bound band.
Lyrics here.

If poisonous minerals, and if that tree ..
Cheeky poem about mercy, by John Donne, one of his 'Holy Sonnets'

How Mercy Looks From Here
Song by Amy Grant

Song by Emmylou Harris and John Paul White