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A Model of Manhood

If you want to see what true manhood looks like, look no further than this man. Societies crumble without men like him.

A World Wide Web of 'Miracles'

His dad died in 2016. But a stranger than strange coincidence reminded him that death isn't the end of our relationship with our loved ones. Read about it here.

Are You Hearing Wedding Bells?

Let's talk about love — about infinite love, the love that transcends the temporal, that's beyond mere feelings and desires.

How 'X' Marks the Spot

Saint Faustina and St. Joseph are spiritual kin in the exem­plary way they sought to do the will of God. Through them, we get a glimpse of the spiritual blueprints to sanctification and everlasting life.

'We Must Pray for the Deceased'

The tragic death of Teresa's beloved son Steven led her to have a devotion to praying for the Holy Souls.

Tuned to Our Temporal Needs

t's no wonder that devotion to St. Joseph stands as a thoroughly practical endeavor. Father Dan Cambra, MIC, the spiritual director of the Holy Souls Sodality, likes to think of St. Joseph as our "handyman in Heaven."

Purgatory and Psalm 130

Learn about St. Perpetua and why she's what Fr. Dan Cambra, MIC, calls a "Purgatory mystic."

Is Purgatory in the Eye of the Beholder?

Father Dan Cambra, MIC, addresses why some saints' view of Purgatory differ.

Remember the Holy Souls in November

November traditionally is the month of prayer for the Holy Souls in Purgatory. Did you know that the Founder of the Marian Fathers had an extraordinary devotion of praying for the Holy Souls in Purgatory?

'The Most Powerful Weapon in Our Spiritual Arsenal'

What do you need to do to avoid Purgatory all together? Find out from Fr. Dan Cambra who spoke at the 8th Annual Mercy for Souls Conference.

Grabbing Hold of a 'Bucket List'

A member of the Holy Souls Sodality is making friends in Heaven by adding everyone she's ever known who has passed away to a "bucket list" of intercessory prayer.

Why Did Jesus Descend into Hell?

While to our modern ears "hell" has come to represent the fiery realm of the damned, in Scripture — and in the Creed — the "hell" in question held both the righteous and evil "while they await the redeemer."

The Month of Remembrance

What is the greatest torment for the souls in Purgatory? And what shall the rest of us do about it?

Our Duty of Mercy

Why we should remember in our prayers the Holy Souls, especially during November.

In a Crisis, Call on the Holy Souls

We are members of the Mystical Body of Christ. In the face of evil, we are never alone.

Mary Immaculate and the Souls in Purgatory: What's the Connection?

Why does our religious Congregation — named for the Immaculate Conception — put so much emphasis on the Holy Souls in Purgatory? It's elementary. Father Dan Cambra, MIC, explains.

It's a Matter of Life and Death

"We're dedicated to praying not only for the souls in Purgatory, but also about preparing people to die well," said Fr. Dan, addressing the nearly 175 attendees of the 8th Annual Mercy for Souls Conference.

To the Heart of the Matter

Obviously, when we speak of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, we necessarily have to keep in mind the importance of not only loving Jesus, but also of loving one another.

An Icon Finds a Home

"I received an interesting phone call recently from a dear friend of mine, author Susan Tassone, making me an offer I couldn't possibly refuse," writes Fr. Dan Cambra, MIC.

Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell

By focusing on our ultimate end, we have the opportunity to prepare ourselves for our ultimate goal.

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