On the Last Things

Try to imagine the one thing in this world that is most worth knowing – by everyone.  The thing that is most worth having.  Something the sheer longing for which could never be dismissed merely as a function of time or space, tribe or temperament.  Is there a sentient being around who has not felt…

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The Month of All Souls: 5 Ways Catholics Honor Their Dead

“All nations honor their dead. Whether enlightened by faith or groping in error, all strive to keep alive the memory of those whom death has taken away.”  -Fr. John Sullivan, Catholic theologian Love of the departed and a desire to perpetuate their memory is found in every land and culture, both pagan and civilized.  Along the…

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