Caitlin O’Rourke – From the Archives

Remember Caitlin O’Rourke’s views on praying for the dead:

I thought it was really sad and the priests wore black vestments and they had a pretend coffin in front of the altar and I didn’t want to go because Maureen wanted me to come over and play but Aunt Margaret was in her I’m not taking any nonsense kind of mood and Mom would have went but didn’t because Granny was sick and besides its not a holy day of obligation and she didn’t really need to go and she said we could pray for the holy dead if we wanted to but…

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  • Frank X

    Thanks, I finally know what many other Catholics are thinking.