Indulgences

The Temporal Indulgence and the Eternal Prayer

One must always remember that a prayer or good work itself is more precious than the indulgence that may be attached to it; for an indulgence is merely the remission of temporal punishment; whereas, a prayer devoutly said means an increase of grace and merit for eternity. There is all the difference between the temporal […]

Indulgences

Indulgences are, in the Church, a true spiritual treasure laid open to all the faithful; all are permitted to draw therefrom, to pay their own debts and those of others. + Does access to this treasury demand painful efforts on our parts… Do we not see how men for love of gold, in order to […]