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The Souls in Purgatory

How do we know for certain if our loved ones are in Heaven? What proof do we have, if there is any?  Sometimes there are signs that tell us they are. Before my grandpa passed away, He told my grandma he was going to send a sign telling her he made it to Heaven, sure enough he did. On the day of my grandpa's funeral mass, it was raining hard, as soon as we got to the cemetary the sun came out.

Gary Zimak is a blogger at followingthetruth and today he writes that only the church can say if the person is truly in Heaven. For reason, we need to continue praying for their souls. He states as an example to imagine you are that soul in purgatory unable to pray for ourselves, and nobody on earth is praying for you. We can all use each other's help to pray for each other always. Click over at Gary's blog to read the rest of the article. God bless.

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