The Enchiridion of Indulgences

The first question you are probably wondering is what is an “enchiridion”? A quick definition is that it means a collection. The next question is why would theologians give a name like that to a book. The answer is that people who are very well educated like to confuse people outside their field with terms … Read moreThe Enchiridion of Indulgences

Divine Mercy for the Holy Souls

“… After eight days [after the Feast of Easter] let there be another feast observed with honor, the eighth day itself on which He [Jesus] gave me Thomas, who was hard of belief, full assurance, by showing me the print of the nails, and the wound made in His side by the spear.”

St. Thomas the Apostle, writing in The Apostolic Constitutions (Book 5, Chapter 19)

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The Seven Our Fathers and Hail Marys

In a private revelation to Saint Bridget, Our Lord revealed a devotion to honour His Holy Wounds and Precious Blood. It was a daily recital of seven Our Fathers and seven Hail Marys for twelve years: “Know that I will grant the following five graces to those who recite every day for twelve years (or … Read moreThe Seven Our Fathers and Hail Marys

Special Offering of the Mass for the Souls in Purgatory

O God of love, Father of Our Lord Jesus Christ, on this altar behold the unbloody sacrifice of the body and blood of Thy Son, representing that of His most holy death and grievous Passion, which He, the great High Priest, offered Thee on Calvary. In consideration of this holocaust of sweet odor, have mercy … Read moreSpecial Offering of the Mass for the Souls in Purgatory