A Funeral Is Not A Celebration of Life

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By St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and St. John Catholic Student Center, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, and St. John Catholic Student Center. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

It's become common to refer to a funeral as a "celebration of life." Catholic theology views the funeral differently. It is an opportunity to pray for the soul of the one who has died. In this week's episode, Fr. O'Brien and Fr. Kerry flush out the Catholic Church's theology of prayers for the dead. Enjoy!

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