Purgatory

Purgatory: A Transformation for Communion

Purgatory: A Transformation for Communion

With the recent commemoration of All Souls on November 2nd, I thought a reflection on purgatory seemed fitting. Often in discussion with Protestants, Catholics are asked why we believe in purgatory. And inevitably we take then to 2 Maccabees 12:39-46 or 1 Corinthians 3:11-15. And these scriptural texts are very important. But the question still remains: why do we need...