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Here’s Why Advent Is the Perfect Time to Think About the Four Last Things

Why should you think about something as dark as death and the end times during a season full of preparing for Christ child? Isn’t Advent supposed to be filled with the light of the purple and pink candles and the joy of the upcoming Christmas season? It’s true, death and the final times are a …

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6 Things the Saints Want to Say to You When You’re Grieving

In 1862, The Vienne Post said that there was a book that  “deserves a distinguished place in all Christian libraries, and should be on the table of every pious family that faithfully preserves and celebrates the memory of its deceased members.” The book they were talking about is In Heaven We’ll Meet Again: The Saints and Scripture …

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10 Surprising Facts About Purgatory That You Probably Didn’t Know

We can all learn  bit more about purgatory. Far from being the much-maligned second-chance hell or hell-lite that critics make it out to be, purgatory actually well reflects the beauty of the Church’s teaching. Here are 10 things about purgatory that may surprise you:   1. The Fathers taught it Purgatory is usually associated with medieval …

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In Heaven We’ll Meet Again: a book that delivers hope for the afterlife

I just finished reading a new title from Sophia Press, We’ll Meet in Heaven: The Saints and Scripture on Our Heavenly Union. Within the first several pages, I knew I wanted to give it 5 stars and tell everyone about it. The book is exactly what it sounds like: a vindication of the Church’s teaching on …

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