May 19, 2020

"If anyone desires to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me" (Matthew 16:24).

When Jesus uses the word “cross” he is referring to suffering as an “instrument of salvation.” This makes sense in reference to his suffering and death but...

June 2, 2019

I was discussing Penance, purgatory, and indulgences (among many other topics) with a friend, and the topic of temporal punishment came up. Temporal punishment happens to be closely linked to indulgences, which happen to be linked to the effects of Sacramental Penance,...

October 28, 2018

"If anyone desires to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me" (Matthew 16:24).

When Jesus uses the word “cross” he is referring to suffering as an “instrument of salvation.” This makes sense in reference to his suffering and death but...

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September 14, 2019