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A Reflection on All Souls and Our Souls

October 31, 2012 by  
Filed under All Souls, Dan Burke, Hell & Purgatory, Seasonal Meditations

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All Souls’ Day makes us mindful not only of the death of our dear ones but also of our own. Death is a punishment, bringing with it, of necessity, a feeling of pain, of fear, of uncertainty. The saints experienced it, and Jesus Himself willed to undergo it. Thus the Church puts before us passages from scripture most suited to encourage us: “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord… henceforth they rest from their... Read More