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I Would Rather Be Cleaned

My scariest dreams always involve Satan. The most memorable among them was the shortest dream I have ever experienced. In my dream I was lying

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The Path of Perfection – Purgatory

“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,

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Purgatory Is Not an Insult

As All Souls’ Day approaches, homilists may find themselves tiptoeing around discussion of Purgatory. Advising people to pray for their deceased family or friends can

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Baptists at the Door!

baptists The other day, some really nice young men, Baptists, came to my front door, and we had a very interesting conversation. I wish I

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Holy Rosary

The Basics on Indulgences

Indulgences! The very name stirs up emotions about Martin Luther and the initial cause of the Reformation. While the Council of Trent way back in

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A Divine Mercy Christmas

What does Jesus want for Christmas? After all, it’s his birthday. And he has told us what he wants. When Jesus appeared to St. Faustina,

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