In this chapter from her book “Fire of Love,” St. Catherine of Genoa reflects on the souls increased burning love for God triggered by their time in purgatory.
Will we know our loved ones in Heaven? Fr. Francois Rene Blot consults Scripture and the writings of the saints to answer this question.
Your own love for the souls in Purgatory — expressed by your prayers and sacrifices on their behalf — is received very favorably by God.
Prayer and Purgatory: Thresholds to Glory Purgatory and prayer are both the thresholds to Glory. In both cases, the disciple of the Lord receives purification