"Lord God, thank you for this year of grace and mercy. Help us be missionaries of mercy that our world may know your mercy, our only true hope."
- RT @philskyross1962: Don't forget to get to Mass today - most parishes have extra times set up - welcome to Lent #ashes @dowymNews
- RT @acn_uk: Please unite in fasting and prayer, to remember our brothers and sisters suffering in the Middle East #AshWednesday https://t.c
- RT @acn_uk: Share your message of hope for suffering Christians by copying in @acn_uk #AshWednesday #CarryTheCross
- RT @RCWestminster: Remember you are dust and to dust you will return.
Purgatory, often imagined as a place, is actually a condition. Someone who dies in God's grace (and therefore at peace with God and men) but who still needs purification before he can see God face to face is in purgatory.