Memento Mori

Posted November 8, 2017 6:12 am by Gregory DiPippo

Memento Mori

The month of November, the final stretch of the liturgical year, is dedicated especially to prayer for the holy souls in Purgatory, which in turn is a reminder to the living of our own mortality, and the necessity of being prepared for our own death. In reference to this, Fr Gustavo López of St Joachim Church in Madera, California, sent us these photos of the interesting stained glass windows located in the church’s sacristy. (Click to enlarge.)The Latin words seen here, “Sic transit gloria mundi – So passeth the glory of the world”, formerly figured very prominently in the Papal

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