Tag - hell

November – Month of the Holy Souls…

This thread is launched to allow us to share our favourite prayers, novenas and hymns for the benefit of the Holy Souls, and to gain indulgences for our deceased family and friends who may be among the Church Suffering in Purgatory.  Click here for details about indulgences for the Holy Souls.  Praying for the...

Suicide – The Inconsolable Sin?

Editor writes... A reader - we'll call him Mark (not his real name) - emailed the following short article for publication.  We're withholding his real name out of consideration for the young suicide, Shaun (also not his real name). From the Catholic Encyclopaedia: Positive and direct suicide perpetrated without God's consent always constitutes a grave injustice towards...

Scripture: Be Angry And… Go To Hell!

St. Paul mentions outbursts of anger along with sev­eral other sins, including fornication, jealousy, enmity, and strife. He concludes with this warning: “I warn you as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God” (Gal. 5:20–21). What could be further from Christ’s command in the...

Abuse of God’s Mercy: An Insult To God

On the Abuse of Divine Mercy  Sermon by St. Alphonsus Liguori  In this day’s gospel we read, that a certain man fell into the hands of robbers, who, after having taken his money, wounded him, and left him half dead. A Samaritan who passed by, saw him, and taking pity on him, bound up his wounds,...

Are Very Few Catholics Saved?

The Little Number of Those Who Are Saved by St Leonard of Port Maurice The extract below from the famous sermon of  St Leonard is published in the Education section of our xurrent newsletter. It will be continued in our next edition. In the meantime, we thought it would be interesting to discuss it here. Does the...