Purgatory – St. Catherine of Genoa: Chapters 11 to 17 – The End

October 23, 2013

CHAPTER XI Of the desire of souls in Purgatory to be wholly cleansed of the stains of their sins. The wisdom of God who suddenly hides their faults from these souls. The soul was created as well conditioned as it is capable of being for reaching perfection if it live as God has ordained and […]

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Purgatory – St. Catherine of Genoa: Chapters 5 to 10

September 6, 2013

CHAPTER V Of the peace and the joy there are in Purgatory. The souls in Purgatory have wills accordant in all things with the will of God, who therefore sheds on them His goodness, and they, as far as their will goes, are happy and cleansed of all their sin. As for guilt, these cleansed […]

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Purgatory – St. Catherine of Genoa: Chapters 1 to 4

September 1, 2013

How by Comparing it to the Divine Fire which she Felt in Herself, this Soul Understood what Purgatory was like and how the Souls there were Tormented. CHAPTER I The state of the souls who are in Purgatory, how they are exempt from all self-love. This holy Soul  found herself, while still in the flesh, […]

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Purgatory – St. Catherine of Genoa: Introduction

August 19, 2013

Saint Catherine of Genoa was born in the Vicolo del Filo in that city, in 1447. She was of the great Guelph family of Fiesca, being the daughter of Giacomo Fiesca, at one time Viceroy of Naples, and granddaughter of Roberto Fiesca, whose brother was Pope Innocent IV. Another Fiesca was Pope Adrian V; for […]

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Life is Good – Be Happy?

February 23, 2013

IN SEPTEMBER 1942, Viktor Frankl, a I prominent Jewish psychiatrist and neurologist in Vienna, was arrested and transported to a Nazi concentration camp with his wife and parents. Three years later, when his camp was liberated, most of his family, including his pregnant wife, had perished—but he, prisoner number 119104, had lived. In his best-selling […]

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