All Souls Day in a small town meant visiting the cemetery and remembering those in our family who died. Today I am too far away to visit family graves, so I light a candle at the Catholic Relief Services website—crs.org—and select a prayer. I also remember Jesus’ promise, the gospel for November 2nd. After Jesus toldContinue reading “All Souls Day”
Today we remember and honor the memory of our loved ones who have passed on, as well as for those who have passed on around the world. Click here to view the full prayer from Catholic Relief Services.
“Ellie, are we going to pray today?” a tenth grader at church asked me during programming last Wednesday. “Yes, we are going to close in prayer today. Why?” Her chin quivered first for a moment before she broke down into tears. She found out at the end of her school day that a classmate ofContinue reading “Companions in Grief”