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Christmas And The Holy Souls In Purgatory!

Here we are again, Christmas is just just a few days away! For now,   I won’t delve on Christmas being the most exciting time of the year,  the time for merriment and gift giving but from another perspective. One time prior to Halloween eve, my former CCD kids were surprised when I asked them to write down on a ¼ art paper the names of their loved ones who have passed away and to drop them in a tin can placed at the center of our makeshift altar. Thereafter, we formed a circle  holding hands and praying together for … Continue reading Christmas And The Holy Souls In Purgatory!

The Suffering Souls : How To Be Of Help To Them?

  Catholics throughout the globe are commemorating two very important feast/holy days on the first two days of November, namely: All Saints Day (November 1st) and All Souls Day (November 2nd). Nowadays, we almost celebrate everything for everyone. We have Mother's Day, Father's Day, Grandmother's Day, and even Pet's Day! So, how could we forget the holy men and women who are now in Heaven and our departed loved ones who might still be in purgatory? As such, the Catholic church allotted the first two days of November for the Saints in Heaven and for the departed souls, respectively. Some … Continue reading The Suffering Souls : How To Be Of Help To Them?