Tag Archives: Purgatory

Helper Of Souls In Doubt And Darkness

Please consider offering the Litany of Padre Pio for priests below. Priests suffer more than most people in Purgatory for, as guardians of men’s souls, more is expected from them during their earthly lives. Litany of St Padre Pio Lord, … Continue reading

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The Signs a Soul is saved given to St Andrew Avellino

From Mary’s Blog: Born 501 years ago in Naples, his mother named him Lancelloto. He trained to be a lawyer and practiced for 10 years. One day in court, he uttered a mild lie and was filled with so much … Continue reading

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60 Holy Masses Freed a Narcissist From Purgatory

St Malachi was born in County Armagh, Ireland in 1194.  This was 828 years ago, but St Malachi was an Irish archbishop who still fascinates because he made a prophecy that foretold several future Popes. St Malachi metaphorically referred to … Continue reading

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Amazing stories from Purgatory and the afterlife

From Mystics of the Church: Short stories of Purgatory – A remarkable collection of visits from the souls in Purgatory to various Saints and Mystics. “I know when you pray for me, and it is the same with all of the other … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, November 6 Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Leonard († c. 550) 2nd book of Maccabees 7,1-2.9-14. It happened that seven brothers with their mother were arrested and tortured with whips and scourges by the king, to force them … Continue reading

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The Four Last Things… and Vetus Ordo vs. Novus Ordo

Excerpted and adapted from a post on Father Z’s blog Raising the souls of Purgatory through the mercy of God…. Given that we are in the month dedicated to prayer for the dead, let us also consider on our own … Continue reading

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Purgatory, the loving, purifying fire

I thought we could look at Pope Benedict XVI’s 2011 general audience, in which he taught about St. Catherine of Genoa – a mystic who was also given a vision of Purgatory, which she wrote about in her Treatise on … Continue reading

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Final Blessing

The following comes from an article by Fr. Dan Cambra, MIC, spiritual director of our Holy Souls Sodality. As members of the Holy Souls Sodality, our ultimate goal is to empty out Purgatory and send all souls to Heaven. When … Continue reading

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How St Catherine of Siena Saved Her Father From the Fire of God’s Justice; and Why Married People Suffer So Much In Purgatory

From the excellent website, ‘Mary’s Blog’, we find some fascinating posts about the life of St Catherine of Siena, whose feast day we celebrate today, 29th April. This one in particular, which we are reblogging here, will come as a … Continue reading

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Prayers and a few Interesting Facts about Purgatory

The person who assigned November 2nd as the feast of All Souls was St Odilon, or “Père Odilon” as he would have been known back in his day because he was a French priest. In fact, Odilon was the fifth Benedictine abbot … Continue reading

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How to Celebrate a Truly Catholic Hallowe’en

We thank our co-author, Crow, for allowing us to share this insightful article from her excellent Facebook page, “Venite Prandete”. Go there for links to sources, and for some delicious typical Halloween recipes at the bottom of the article. (CP&S … Continue reading

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The Holy Soul Who Demanded The Precious Blood Be Offered For Him

JULY IS THE MONTH DEDICATED TO THE MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD OF JESUS “Thou hast redeemed us, O Lord, in Thy blood, out of every tribe and tongue, and people and nation, and hast made us to our God a kingdom.” (Apoc. … Continue reading

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10 Forgotten Facts about Fatima and Why You Should Know Them

While many Fatima devotees know the salient aspects of Our Lady’s message and the various events surrounding the apparitions, certain details or nuances could yet be overlooked. We dare offer here several points for study and reflection in the hope … Continue reading

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Our Death: a legion of souls sustaining us in the battle

by Roberto de Mattei (Lepanto Foundation) As the years go by, the number of those we have known and who have left this earthly life before us increases. What will their eternal destiny be? Only God knows the ultimate destiny … Continue reading

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Praying for the Souls in Purgatory

Have you lost a loved one who passed away, or know someone who has? Prayers for souls in purgatory can help them! While we can derive great comfort from the hope that our loved ones are enjoying Eternal Life with … Continue reading

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