What You Should Know About Purgatory

Some people reject the idea of purgatory because they misunderstand its purpose. In this video, Fr. Mike explains why purgatory is needed and straightens out some of those misunderstandings.

To learn more about purgatory, check out these articles on Ascension’s Great Adventure Blog:

Furnace of Divine Love: The Biblical Roots of Purgatory
A Fiery Faith for All Souls

  • MaryofGod

    Fr. Mike, what if one was not baptized before their death?

  • Robert Fernandez

    This makes perfect sense and really resonates. The more God draws us to Himself, the more we long to have nothing that impedes that closeness- yet we are not always aware of our own imperfections. I really like C.S. Lewis’ illustration that it’s like putting ourselves in the hands of a dentist who, though he/she may cause discomfort, does it for our own good.

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