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Monthly Archives: January 2016
I read this quote, and I immediately noticed: One of these things is not like the others. Just imagine if it said In this Year of Mercy, let us try to have a more compassionate love for the poor, the … Continue reading
I picked up a nice little brochure on the Year of Mercy at my parish in December. It had a lot of good information in it, including a handy checklist of the spiritual and corporal works of mercy; and it … Continue reading
Shortly after the morning meal, one of the stable hands at the inn came upon a man and woman having sex in one of the empty stalls. He raised a hue and cry, and soon all the servants and half … Continue reading
As I mentioned in my earlier post, there is a special blessing available to those who pass through a holy door during the Jubilee Year under certain conditions. This blessing is called a plenary indulgence; in colloquial terms, it takes … Continue reading