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Pentecost Just Passed and I’m Burning to Death: Is It Possible To Do Purgatory On Earth?

Have you ever had a magnanimous moment where you begged for the fire of God’s love to consume you, only to find in short order that it’s burning the hell out of you? Literally. Somehow, I’m always surprised when I … Continue reading

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To My Brothers, Or Anyone Else In Purgatory, With Love

A Jubilee also entails the granting of indulgences. This practice will acquire an even more important meaning in the Holy Year of Mercy.  Pope Francis, Misericordiae Vultus, par. 22. No way. I wasn’t going to jump through hoops to try … Continue reading

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Not Quite Perfect

We all go through our trials and tribulations. At different ages the trials and tribulations change.  It sometimes seems that the more grown up we get, the more complicated our trials get.  The more stuff we have, the more things … Continue reading

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