Guide to Goodness

Winning All Souls for God’s Glory. Winning the Spiritual Battle of Sloth with Diligence.

Sloth ad from Harper Magazine Seven Deadly Sin Series (1986)

This is a big week with our first Anniversary on All Saint’s Day yesterday and today’s celebration of All Soul’s Day. All Saints is a celebration of the communion of saints, those people we believe are in heaven. All Souls’ Day is a day where we pray for all souls. This includes those in purgatory, waiting to get into heaven. I love the Christian concept of the importance of the individual soul that underlies All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day. God’s goodness has shined a light on this importance for me over the years.

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Lives of the Saints, Prayer

Got a Minute to Save a Soul?

One of the main messages from Our Lady when she appeared at Fatima was for us to understand the importance of prayer as the path of salvation for souls.  As we learned last week, it pleases God when we perform the Spiritual Acts of Mercy.

Pray, pray a great deal and make many sacrifices, for many souls go to Hell because they have no one to make sacrifices and pray for them. 

Our Lady of Fatima
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