Indulgences: A Lost Treasure and Forgotten Gift of Christ

I wanted to follow up on my last post about the “Apostolic Pardon” and go into a bit more depth on just exactly what an indulgence is. We use it in everyday life in our own society and nobody seems to have a problem with it. As a matter of fact, many people who find themselves in prison, appeal for mercy and an indulgence (pardon) of some sort. Read the rest…

The “Apostolic Pardon”, a Lost Treasure for Most Catholics

Months before my father died last year, I explained to him this amazing gift of the “Apostolic Pardon” and told him to desire it when death approaches even if a priest did not arrive in time. During his final days on earth, I stood at the end of his hospital bed and reminded him of our conversation. I am so glad I did.

Now I wish to share it with you… Read the rest…

Men of Honor – Just What is Chivalry?

Almost every organization or group has some kind of a “Code of Conduct”. Each branch of the US Military has its version. During my 12 years in the military, our “Code of Conduct” was 2nd nature. It was not exactly military law like the UCMJ (Uniform Code of Military Justice), it was a “code” that we would live and many would die by.  That Military Code of Conduct looked something like this… Read the rest…