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Parish Mission with Fr. Bill Jarema

God is Rich in Mercy: Forgiveness, Compassion, & Hospitality

More about Father Jarema (Rev. William J. Jarema, B.A., M.S., M.Div., M.A.S., NCC)
Founder and International Director of the Mercy Center for Healing the Whole Person, Colorado Springs, Colorado, with numerous satellite programs throughout the United States and four foreign mission projects in the West Indies.

Founder and Spiritual Director of the Society of Missionaries of Mercy, for clergy, laity, men and women, married and single. The Society trains men and women to be spiritual directors, and inner healing specialists, lay missionaries dedicated to a spirituality of mercy and the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. As a Lay Catholic Movement, they are dedicated to the vow of conversion of life and the spiritual and corporal works of mercy.

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Fr. Bill has provided workshops, retreats and clergy conferences internationally. As part of the Mercy Center team, he offers a residential pastoral care treatment program, the Vitality program for healing of trauma, grief and life losses, a 13-week Sabbatical program, and the Spiritual Directors Training/Renewal Program in Colorado Springs, Colorado every July.

Fr. Bill specializes in whole person healing, typology and team building, corporate development management and assessment, marriage, family and organizational addictions/dysfunction, and an eclectic approach to healing, wholeness and well being. He also provides a parish assessment program called; “Creating a Parish Think Tank” that will empower every level of your parish and school to contribute to designing a 3-5-year Pastoral Plan.

There are numerous audio cd’s for sale along with books published by Fr. Jarema. All proceeds go to the scholarship fund to assist missionary clergy, religious brothers and sisters and lay missionaries to attend the 13-Week Sabbatical program.


  • Fathering the Next Generation: Men Mentoring Men, Crossroad Publications, 1994.
  • There’s a Hole in My Chest: Healing and Hope for Adult Children Everywhere, Crossroad Publications, 1996.
  • Creating a Parish Think Tank: A program for helping parishes assess and explore resources, ministries, hidden potential and future growth and development, 1996. Distributed by Mercy Center, Inc.
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Alter: Comedy, Parables and Miracles & Angelic Encounters. Distributed by Mercy Center, Inc. 2005. pp 196. (All proceeds support 2nd and 3rd world missionaries who wish to attend the 13-week sabbatical program at the Mercy Center)
  • The Conscious Celibacy Workbook Distributed by Mercy Center, Inc. 2007
  • A Survival Guide for Church Ministers, Paulist Press, 2011
  • The Secrets of UDA: United Dwarf Alliance – The Telling Tree, 2013 Mercy Center Inc. or SBPRA
  • The Secrets of UDA: Escape from the Monastery of Fordosheol, 2014 Mercy Center Inc. or SBPRA
  • The Secrets of UDA: Despot and the Goblin Invasions, 2017 Mercy Center Inc. or SPBRA
  • A Funnier Thing Happened on the Way to the Altar: Book 2 More Comedy, Parables, Miracles and Angelic Encounters. pp284


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