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Prayer for the Holy Souls in Purgatory A CATHOLIC MOM IN HAWAII - November 13, 2014 http://hicatholicmom.blogspot.com/2014/11/prayer-for-holy-souls-in-purgatory.html
Birthday Party Frivolity and Priesthood Aspirations?! - On the Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica... LIFE OF A CATHOLIC LIBRARIAN - November 10, 2014 ... seems an ideal fit to me, and the Catholic mother was being nosy. :0 "Raymond? No, he's never said that. But last year, Mrs. W and Miss S? (his third grade teacher and the teacher's aide). They both said that I should be a priest. They said it a bunch of times." Well. I nearly fell off the couch with my partially knitted sock in hand. "Really?! Why did they say that?!" I was trying to keep my excitement contained, but was doing a pretty poor job of it. ;-) "Well...I won that ...http://lifeofacatholiclibrarian.blogspot.com/2014/11/birthday-party-frivolity-and-priesthood.html
Historic Cemetery Shows 'Continuity Between Life, Death' CNS BLOG - November 4, 2014 ... said. "It's belonging, in a kind of tangible, visible way, to the communion of saints, to those who are living and deceased, who all believe in Christ." When Father White and other Jesuit priests established the parish in the 17th century, their goal was to establish an English colony and convert the Potobac Indians who lived on the land. While the original church was placed right on the riverbank, it was subsequently moved upward to avoid flooding. The ...http://cnsblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/04/historic-cemetery-shows-continuity-between-life-death/
Commemoration of All Souls HAPPY CATHOLIC* - November 2, 2014 ... dedicate our prayers in suffrage for the souls in purgatory, still being purified of the remains of sin. Our ties with deceased relatives and friends do not end with their death. Priests can celebrate Mass three times on this day for their benefit, and all the faithful can gain special indulgences to expedite their entrance into heaven. In Conversation with God, Vol. 7 Here is the translation of the beautiful, yet mournful music for the day which I heard at ...http://happycatholic.blogspot.com/2014/11/commemoration-of-all-souls.html
The Catholic Genealogists' Feast Day: Lifting Your Family Tree to Heaven on All Souls Day THE CATHOLIC GENE - November 2, 2014 ... the holiday for Catholics who are genealogists, it is All Souls Day . This is the day that our efforts to seek out the stories of the lives of our ancestors intersects directly with our Catholic faith and our responsibility to care for the souls of others. Masses for the dead are known to have been said as far back as the 5th century, but the memorial feast dedicated to All Souls originated in the 11th century and is focused on praying for all those who have left this world in ...http://catholicgene.wordpress.com/2014/11/02/the-catholic-genealogists-feast-day-lifting-your-family-tree-to-heaven-on-all-souls-day-2/
Sainthood and Brotherhood UNAM SANCTAM CATHOLICAM - November 1, 2014 ... One of the great rewards found in doing this is that it is a great way of avoiding a harsh purgatory after death. "Blessed Margaret Mary received from our Divine Lord another communication relative to Charity. He showed her the soul of a deceased person who had to undergo but a light chastisement, and he told her that among all the good works which this person had performed in the world, He had taken into special consideration certain humiliations to which she had submitted in ...http://unamsanctamcatholicam.blogspot.com/2014/11/sainthood-and-brotherhood.html
Bulgarian Hierarch Opposes Halloween and Its "Pagan Origin" BYZANTINE, TEXAS - October 31, 2014 ... Samhain, on the night of October 31 to November 1. They marked the end of the world (summer) and the beginning of the dark (winter) part of the year. "This was the time, as they believed, when between the netherworld and the world of the living boundaries are blurred. Consequently, the living could go into the next dimension, and from there out in the world invaded the dead heroes, mythical characters and many 'gods' and 'goddesses'," Yoan said. The night was associated with the strange and ...http://byztex.blogspot.com/2014/10/bulgarian-hierarch-opposes-halloween.html