“How do you know your dad is in Heaven?” That was the pointed question that helped me understand how praying for the dead is one of the greatest acts of charity we can perform. Today the Church observes the Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed (All Souls). In its honor, here’s the rest of the story behind that question.
Hey, what’s this? A new blog post! And aha, it’s a story! A story about that time a cardinal paid a visit to our home. But it’s really more than just a story about a cardinal.
The message? Praying for the dead is one of the greatest acts of charity we can perform.