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CrosierCast: Everything you need to know about All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day

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Bishop James S. Wallhttp://dioceseofgallup.org
Bishop James Wall is the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Gallup.

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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