Faith filled stories of the death of your loved ones and facing difficult deaths. (0:44) Santa Muerte. (10:55) Praying for the dead vs trying to communicate with the dead. (14:23) Inspiring stories of faith-filled deaths (28:04) What is Purgatory? (39:46)
Resources mentioned :
Episode on Memento Mori (remember your death)
Catechism of the Catholic Church
CCC 2115 “…Still, a sound Christian attitude consists in putting oneself confidently into the hands of Providence for whatever concerns the future, and giving up all unhealthy curiosity about it. Improvidence, however, can constitute a lack of responsibility.
CCC 2116 All forms of divination are to be rejected: recourse to Satan or demons, conjuring up the dead or other practices falsely supposed to “unveil” the future. 48 Consulting horoscopes, astrology, palm reading, interpretation of omens and lots, the phenomena of clairvoyance, and recourse to mediums all conceal a desire for power over time, history, and, in the last analysis, other human beings, as well as a wish to conciliate hidden powers. They contradict the honor, respect, and loving fear that we owe to God alone.”
CCC 1471 “An indulgence is a remission before God of the temporal punishment due to sins whose guilt has already been forgiven