In Memoriam of a Faithful Father

Posted September 19, 2017 11:07 pm by Fr. Gerald E. Murray

In Memoriam of a Faithful Father

In the preface of the Mass of Christian Burial, the Church prays: “Lord, for your faithful people life is changed, not ended. When the body of our earthly dwelling lies in death we gain an everlasting dwelling place in heaven.”
Life is changed not ended. This truth of our faith is based on Christ’s promise that those who are faithful to Him on this earth will be with Him forever in Heaven: “Come, O blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.” (Mt 25: 34b) Our Lord welcomes in Heaven those who have

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