In this episode, Bishop Wall walks us through the history and significance of these two very special Holy Days.

 

Discussion points:  

 

1:00 – Quick breakdown: What exactly are All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day?

2:00 – Why does the Church set these two days aside as holy days?

04:55 – Catholics don’t worship Saints, so what is the role of Saints in the Church?

07:10 – A brief history of All Saints Day and All Souls Day

08:07 – Why do we pray for the poor souls in Purgatory?

10:37: Why do we take the name of a Saint at Confirmation?

16:35 – Bishop Wall’s favorite saints

22:00 – The meaning of the term “Communion of Saints”

23:25 – The relationship between the Church militant (we here on Earth), Church suffering (the souls in Purgatory”, and Church triumphant (those in Heaven)

 

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