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A good All Souls Day piece is at the National Catholic Register. It asks "Whatever Happened to Purgatory?"

I have attended a lot of Catholic funerals (in an honor guard and otherwise). As the piece notes, there is a lot of what I call "casual canonization" going on. Sadly, since it is assumed that the deceased is in heaven -- few may be praying for their soul. Most seem to miss the whole point of a Catholic funeral Mass.

ncregister.com/blog/longenecke

The piece notes common sentiment along the lines of "Jimmy is with Jesus now". Sometimes it is worse than that -- "Jimmy is an angel now". We have so much work to do...

@George Go back to the part where Catholics aren't Satan worshiping child abusers............................

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