Category Death

Pilgrimage for the unborn

Notre-Dame des tout petits défunts Montligeon_3207

On April 24, for the sixth year in a row, the shrine of Our Lady of Montligeon organizes a pilgrimage in memory of the the deceased little ones. It will take place on Divine Mercy Sunday, and will be dedicated…

Will the resurrection of my body really occur?

No matter how, whether buried or cremated, our remains are doomed to disappear, even unto dust. In such a context, will the resurrection of one’s body really occur? If so, how? Rev. Fr. Don Guillaume d’Anselme, chaplain at the shrine…

Montligeon on major US TV channel!

Rev. Fr. Paul Denizot was Fr. Mitch Pacwa’s guest on his EWTN-Live show on Dec. 8, 2021. Together with Martine Courvoisier, he presented the vocation of the shrine of Montligeon and the purpose of praying for the dead. Replay. Fr.…

What are Near Death Experiences (NDEs) about?

Near Death Experiences (NDE) are intriguing. Much literature and films talk of people who have experienced near death and testify to having made a passage into the “other world”. What are NDEs about? What to make of them with regard…

Should wakes still occur?

Nowadays, in some countries like France,  the ritual of the wake, especially at the home of the deceased,  seems a morbid practice from the dark ages. Why are wakes ancient history?   What is their meaning as far as the Catholic…

Do we have to go to purgatory prior to entering Heaven?

Do we have to go to purgatory prior to entering Heaven?  A frightful perspective as we imagine purgatory to be a place of tremendous suffering. Yet it is a kind of “patching up” after death. What is it about? Behind…

Americans spotlight a unique shrine in France

Americans spotlight a unique shrine in France

Further to 2 years work and untiring efforts to renew a century of friendship with the USA, and with the unfailing support of Susan Tassone the Holy Souls Champion, the shrine of Our Lady of Montligeon, world center of prayer…

Have we been created for death?

Have we been created for death? On one hand, death revolts us. On the other, if we look at nature, it is obviously part of our world. Is death inevitable and absurd? Or should we consider it differently? Letting my…

Why go to the cemetery to pray at a loved one’s grave?

Bénédiction des tombes au cimetière de la Chapelle-Montligeon

We believe and hope that our beloved departed are with God. Why should we therefore bother about their dead and entombed bodies? What is a cemetery? What is the significance of the cross and that of the flowers laid on…

On November 2nd, we pray for the dead

On November 2nd, we pray for the dead. Let us all be in communion and pray for the dead. It is neither too late nor ever useless to do so. On November 2nd, we pray for the dead. For what…