Tag: Purgatory

What do Catholics believe about Purgatory?

                          What do Catholics believe about Purgatory?  There’s been a lot of misunderstanding about Purgatory in recent years. I’m a convert and I didn’t learn anything about Purgatory.  My catechism wasn’t very structured and it wasn’t until much later that I started to... Read more »

Do You Pray for the Dead?

Do you pray for the dead?  Do you pray for the souls in purgatory?  November is the month we set aside for the prayers for the dead, but it’s a subject that periodically comes up and it seems to be a lost practice among some Catholics. I pray for the repose of my mother’s soul... Read more »

Purgatory on Earth

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The best explanation for Purgatory I ever heard was from Mother Angelica.  She said that we should think of Purgatory as taking a shower before we finally meet God because we want to be perfectly clean before that meeting. Watching this video showed me what a big baby I am.  I want to be comfortable,... Read more »