Tag Montligeon

Can we forgive the unforgivable?

Peut-on pardonner l'impardonnable ?
Melanie's life was ruined by narcissistic perverts. She wrote to the Shrine to express her incomprehension and inability to forgive. Here is her letter, along with Don Paul Denizot's answer. The fundamental question being: Can we forgive the unforgivable?

How long shall we spend in purgatory?

Combien de temps va-t-on passer au purgatoire ?
Since purgatory is a preparatory stage to paradise, it would seem that we spend a certain amount of time there. But the most pressing question is: how much?

“I am not afraid to die”

Je n'ai pas peur de mourir
Michèle Félix came all the way from Belgium. She shares her tetimony: she's not afraid to die. At Montligeon, she discovered that every mass prepares us for death.

How can we relate to our deceased?

Quel lien avec notre défunt ? Enseignement de soeur Cécile
The physical, sensitive bond with our loved-ones gets violently shattered when they die. When such destructive power hits, what then remains of our ties with the deceased?

The benefits of mass for the deceased

Les biensd
Viviane lost all her siblings, especially her twin brother. She remains the only believer in her family. She recounts how a mass celebrated for her deceased brother brought her peace.

When grief turns to anger

Josiane
When her son dies of cancer, Josiane is angry. She recounts how she was soothed by a mourning break at Montligeon.

Purgatory is not hell

Le purgatoire n'est pas l'enfer
Purgatory is not hell. It is the antechamber to paradise, and is both justice and mercy.