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Friday 29 October 2021

Praying for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

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Next month we shall have plenty of opportunities to pray for the faithful departed at Requiem Masses. The Church's teaching about Purgatory is expressed in the Catechism:

"All who die 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 achieve the holiness necessary to enter the joy of heaven."