Tuesday, May 30, 2006

The Battleground

Was cruising around st. blogs this afternoon and read this in the comment box of the Pertinacious Papist:

I think funerals are the big battleground for the faith - after all, this is what we teach the faith for.

How true. We all need to die well. Also, funerals are a chance to reach many lapsed Catholics.

I think I will leave instructions for the priest who is preaching at my funeral that he better not come out with: "He's in Heaven now" (cause I probably won't be) . Preach a homily on purgatory and offering Masses for the dead. Preach the 4 last things.

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