Common Opportunities for Plenary Indulgences

  • Reading the Scriptures for half an hour or more.
  • Adoring our Eucharistic Lord for half an hour more.
  • Saying the Rosary “in a church or public oratory or in a family group, a religious Community or pious Association;”.
  • Stations of the Cross. (details here:

The conditions for a plenary indulgence can be found here:


This post is dedicated to St. Agostina.


This post is dedicated to St. Anastasia.

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O St Lucy, you preferred to let your eyes be torn out instead of denying the faith and defiling your soul; and God, through an extraordinary miracle, replaced them with another pair of sound and perfect eyes to reward your virtue and faith, appointing you as the protector against eye diseases. I come to you for you to protect my eyesight and to heal the illness in my eyes.

O St Lucy, preserve the light of my eyes so that I may see the beauties of creation, the glow of the sun, the colour of the flowers and the smile of children.

Preserve also the eyes of my soul, the faith, through which I can know my God, understand His teachings, recognise His love for me and never miss the road that leads me to where you, St Lucy, can be found…

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Special Pictures

princeandpony Caught my cat Prince cuddling a pink toy pony one day.  I am so thankful to have been blessed with such an adorable little pet!

Exif_JPEG_422 Beautiful multi-colored little patch of light reflecting off my silvery St. Benedict crucifix.

Exif_JPEG_422 My little brother Timothy dressing up as a priest. I made him a cassock with an extra large black t-shirt with a taped on white square of paper for a collar and let him hold one of my breviaries.

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Here “Fr. Tim” celebrates a Pentecost Mass. Over his alb (see below) he wears a red chasuble I made from an old red fleece throw, and underneath a strip of the same material as a stole and a cincture (see below). The altar is an upside down storage bin with a white tablecloth over it, the paten is a small china tea saucer wrapped in tin foil, the host is a white paper circle with a faintly penciled cross in the center, the chalice is his parents’ wedding cup, and the thing on top of it (I forget the name of it) is a square of cardboard covered in red construction paper.

Exif_JPEG_422 Here I made him an alb from an extra large white t-shirt, a stole from a strip of purplish tissue paper, and a cincture from a bit of yellow rope. He poses as though giving absolution.

Exif_JPEG_422 Me playing with my baby brother James.


Exif_JPEG_422 Two dogs we rescued off the streets a while ago: the shaggy Mr. Wickett and the sleek Mrs. Ahsoka. They had some adorable puppies, but I didn’t get to save pictures of them before we sold off this little dog family.

TRUE LOVE A lovely picture of Jesus I found recently.

James at birth.

This post is dedicated to St. James the Less.