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S+L BLOG: All Souls Day

I wrote this a few years ago. Thought it would be good to share it again with you. Enjoy and Happy Feast of All Saints! Last night, speaking with my kids about what costumes would be suitable for Halloween, it occurred to me that some characters from the Book of Revelation would probably make for ...read more
Why do Catholic Christians commemorate the dead during the month of November? Abbot Odilo of the great French Abbey of Cluny introduced the festival of All Souls in 998 for members of his own religious order. Later, in the 14th Century, All Souls was adopted by Rome for the entire church. It is dedicated to ...read more
Yesterday we looked at the Book of Revelation and how it is a powerful reminder to those who too easily compromise their beliefs. This message is clear right from the beginning of the book with the letters to the seven churches. After the letters to the seven churches, and after the first vision of the ...read more