The Last Things
Why Purgatory is actually a good thing...
The word “purgatory” usually makes people nervous. It suggests a dark and gloomy limbo.
But as C.S. Lewis observed, Purgatory is simply “the washroom of Heaven.”
It’s the place people go, after they die, if they are saved by God but not yet purified for Heaven.
But how does Purgatory work?
Watch this short video which explains Purgatory, and why it’s actually a good thing:
Are all who die ready for Heaven? How does Purgatory help them?
What are some of the misconceptions about Purgatory?
If you were asked to explain the difference between Purgatory and Hell, how would you respond?
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What can we know about angels?
Each Sunday at Mass, we say the Creed, affirming our belief in “things visible and invisible.”
What do we mean by “invisible” things? Certainly God, souls, Heaven, and Hell.
But also angels. Angels reside in Heaven and serve God, as we all hope to do after death.
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What’s the goal of Christianity?
At the end of the day, what is religion all about anyway? What’s the goal of Christianity?
We live, we die. Is that all there is?
St. Paul didn’t think so. After receiving a vision of Heaven, he wrote: “Eye has not seen, and ear has not heard, what God has prepared for those who love him.”