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Living in the Communion of Saints

“I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints…”

I learned to write cursive by standing at a school chalk board looking up at a strip of green paper that ran all around the room above the chalk boards on which was printed the letters of the alphabet.  1,085 more words


Soul Food: All Soul's Day (2nd November)

So what is the difference between All Saints Day and All Souls Day? This has puzzled me for several years and I have to confess to not even having been aware that they were 2 separate celebrations for quite a long time. 563 more words

The reality of Purgatory

During this Month of the Holy Souls, I offer a sermon from Archbishop Lefebvre, given on November 1, 1978 in Econe, Switerzerland:

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. 2,324 more words


Remembering the Dead and Celebrating Life

My last shift at the observatory finished the night before the Tucson Steampunk Society was scheduled to meet at Antigone Books and discuss Eric Brown’s novel… 503 more words


A Homily for All Saints/Souls Day

John 11:32-44

When Mary came where Jesus was and saw him, she knelt at his feet and said to him, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her also weeping, he was greatly disturbed in spirit and deeply moved. 921 more words


The Deceased: Friends of the Living

The month of November celebrates All Saints and All Souls: an opportunity for us to pray for and remember our beloved who passed away and wait for us. 869 more words

St. Louis Guanella