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During this month when we pray for our deceased loved ones, Susan Bailey reflects on the mystery of death and shares how her own grief process helped her embrace the mystery of life.
“How do you know your dad is in Heaven?” That was the pointed question that helped Lisa Schmidt understand how praying for the dead is one of the greatest acts of charity we can perform. Today the Church observes the Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed (All Souls). In its honor, here’s the rest of the story.
November is the month dedicated to the Poor Souls in Purgatory, making it the perfect time to ‘indulge’ in the Spiritual Work of Mercy of praying for the dead. This week Allison Gingras shares some websites that provide additional insight on this important devotion including the special indulgences available during the first week of November.
I love visiting cemeteries. The stories that unfold as I wander the rows of gravestones are fascinating. I mourn the…