All Souls Day – What does the Catholic Church teach about Purgatory?

Homilies for Feast Days podcast artwork 2A Catholic homily by Fr Guy de Gaynesford
Readings: Isaiah 25:6-9, Ps 26, Romans 5:5-11, Matthew 11:25-30 or Mark 5:33-39, 16:1-6, or Luke 7:11-17

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Catechism of the Catholic Church Section 1: 18 – I believe in life everlasting Part 1 (1020-1032) by Fr Guy de Gaynesford

CCC Artwork for podcast Section 11020-1032.  The Christian who unites his own death to that of Jesus views it as a step towards him and an entrance into everlasting life.  In this first of two talks on the final article of the Creed, Fr Guy examines the particular judgement, heaven, purgatory and the false doctrine of limbo, which is not a doctrine of the Church and never has been, indeed it is not mentioned in the Catechism.
73 minutes

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Our homily for the Commemoration of All Souls (2nd November) – why does the Catholic Church believe in Purgatory?

Fr Guy de Gaynesford explains the basis of the Catholic belief in Purgatory in this homily for the Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed (All Souls Day)

Mass Readings:  Isaiah 25: 6-9, Psalm 26, Romans 5:5-11, Matthew 11: 25-30