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  • The Purpose of Purgatory

    by Fr. Richard Lamoureux, AA

    Dear Father, At my friend’s funeral, many people said we should rejoice because my friend was in heaven now with Jesus. Whatever happened to purgatory? Shouldn’t I pray for my friend to go to heaven instead of assuming she is already there? … read more

  • How Can I Know God's Plan for Me?

    by Fr. Roland Guilmain

    Dear Father, Lately I’ve been hearing a lot about discerning God’s will. As a wife and mother, I’m always on the go and don’t seem to have much time for reading. How can we know God’s will for us? Could you help me out … read more

  • Check Your Answers!

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    Answer Key: (find the quiz in our October 2015 issue)   Answers 1. The Ten Commandments: 1. I am the Lord your God you shall not have strange gods before me. 2.     You shall not take the name of the Lord your… read more

  • God Became Man

    by Pat Gohn

    “Belief in the true Incarnation of the Son of God is the distinctive sign of Christian faith.” (CCC, 463)   As Catholics, we profess our belief in the Incarnation in the Nicene Creed: Jesus Christ “came down from heaven, and by the… read more

  • Grief: Does It Ever End?

    by Mary Ellen Barrett

    “It is suffering, more than anything else, which clears the way for the grace which transforms human souls.”  —St. John Paul II In August 2009 my two older sons joined their dad on the annual father/son camping trip they had… read more

  • The Risk of Faith

    by Fr. Dwight Longenecker

    We were heading home from church when our twelve-year-old daughter complained, “Why do we have to listen to all that boring music at church? I hate that stuff!”   My wife jumped in to correct her. “You can’t say that! You… read more

  • 10 Ways Religious People Break the Commandments

    by Tom Hoopes

    Churchgoing people know how to follow rules. We also know how to skirt them. We know exactly where the line is, and how to stay technically in-bounds, even while we indulge in exactly what that commandment forbids. So here is a crash course on the Ten Commandments, focusing… read more

  • Pro-Life Even At the End of Life

    by Simcha Fisher

    “Technology runs amok without ethics,” says Tammy Ruiz, a Catholic nurse who provides end-of-life care for newborns. “Making sure ethics keeps up with technology is one of the major focuses of my world.”   How do Catholics like Ruiz honor the… read more

  • Spiritual Mothers -- Like YOU!

    by Pat Gohn

    Here’s a wonderful attribute of your feminine genius: All women are called to spiritual motherhood. By virtue of being created feminine, the genius behind God’s design of you, body and soul, inherently equips you for motherhood.   … read more

  • Confession

    by Brian O'Neel

    For those of us who want to become saints, the Church tells us to “frequent the sacraments.”   What does this really mean, though? There are, after all, seven. Should we become regular “wedding crashers”?   No. &… read more

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