The Pardon Crucifix

INDULGENCES Indulgences were granted by His Holiness, Pope Pius X., to the Pius Union of the Pardon Crucifix in June of 1905. The purpose was to obtain pardon of God and to pardon one’s neighbor. 1) Whoever carries on his person the Pardon Crucifix may thereby gain a partial indulgence once a day 2) For devoutly kissing the Crucifix, a partial indulgence is given each time. 3) Saying the following invocations before this Crucifix will gain each time a partial indulgence: “Our Father who art in Heaven, forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” 4) Whoever, habitually devout to this Crucifix, will fulfill the necessary conditions of Confession and Holy Communion, will gain a plenary indulgence on the following feast days: a) The Five Wounds of Our Lord b) The Invention of the Holy Cross c) The Exaltation of the Holy Cross d) The Immaculate Conception e) The Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin 5) At the moment of death, when fortified with the Sacraments of the Church, on contrite of heart, in the supposition of being unable to receive them, will kiss this Crucifix and ask for pardon of God for his their sins, and pardon of their neighbor, will gain a Plenary Indulgence.


To the Faithful, who devoutly kiss this Crucifix and gain these precious Indulgences, we recommend to have in view the following intentions: To testify love for Our Lord and the Blessed Virgin; Gratitude towards our Holy Father, the Pope; To beg for the remission of one’s sins; The deliverance of souls in purgatory; The return of the nations to the Faith; Forgiveness among Christians; Reconciliation among the members of the Catholic Church. By another Pontifical Rescript on November 14, 1905, His Holiness Pope Pius X, has declared that the Indulgences attached to the Pardon Crucifix are applicable to all the souls in purgatory.

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