purgatory

  1. Quizzes to a Street Preacher, Purgatory

    Quizzes to a Street Preacher, Purgatory

    Do the Scriptures speak about praying for the dead? The Second Book of Machabees tells us that after Judas had defeated Gorgias, he came to bury the slain Jews. “Making a gathering, he sent twelve thousand drachmas of silver to Jerusalem for sacrifice to be offered for the sins of the dead.” (II...
  2. Apparitions of Poor Souls from Purgatory

    Apparitions of Poor Souls from Purgatory

    Case: Claudia, a very sensible and staid woman, tells her confessor the following experience: Solution: The chief points which the confessor must here consider are the following : The confessor is not at liberty to doubt the possibility of such apparitions ( Deo sic volente), or abruptly...
  3. Escaping Purgatory

    Escaping Purgatory

    Don’t take it for granted that you MUST suffer the pains of Purgatory. The ordinary Catholic may legitimately hope to pass straight from earth to Heaven without experiencing them. But on what is this hope founded? Father Gits answers the question in this booklet. Let us suppose for the sake...
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