Tag Archives: venial sin

“Absolvo te…” (II)

+ JMJ Dominica in albis   Receive ye the Holy Ghost: Whose sins you shall forgive, they are forgiven them: and whose sins you shall retain, they are retained (Jn. 20.22-23, from the Holy Gospel for today). Penance as a Sacrament In … Continue reading

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Tepidity of Soul

+ JMJ Passion Sunday But Jesus hid Himself (Jn. 8.59). On the Danger to Which Tepidity Exposes the Soul A Sermon of St. Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop, Doctor of the Church, and Founder of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer … Continue reading

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“Penance!”

+ JMJ Feast of the Apparition of the Immaculate Conception in Lourdes, France “Penance!” Such was the main purpose of the many requests Our Immaculate Mother made in Her apparition in Lourdes; the same request She insisted all the more … Continue reading

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