Praying for the Holy Souls

Praying for the Holy Souls

The month of November is dedicated to the Holy Souls – those faithful who have gone before us having died in God’s grace and friendship, but “still imperfectly purified, are indeed assured of their eternal salvation; but after death they undergo purification, so as to...
Eternal Rest Grant Unto Them

Eternal Rest Grant Unto Them

November is the month of the Holy Souls. It is on November 2nd, All Souls Day, that the Church commemorates those who have died marked with the sign of faith. November is the time when we remember to pray particularly for our loved ones and all those who have gone...
The Ultimate Homecoming…All Saints Day

The Ultimate Homecoming…All Saints Day

Shorter days, a refreshing crispness in the air, a profusion of cheerful orange pumpkins…these, coupled with high schools and universities gearing up to host their homecoming festivities all signal that summer has finally yielded to autumn. Even the Catholic Church...
Will We Still Have Faith in Heaven?

Will We Still Have Faith in Heaven?

“Will we still have faith when we are in heaven? What about those in purgatory and hell?”There is a question I do not hear every day! To understand the answer to this question it would first be necessary to understand the three places we are talking about, and bear in...