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Remember, Lord, those who have died and have gone before us marked with the sign of faith, especially those for whom we now pray, N. and N. (pause). May these, and all who sleep in Christ find in your presence light, happiness, and peace. Amen






Cremation


I was taught that cremation is a pagan ritual and therefore forbidden. Early Christians opposed cremation because pagans often cremated their dead as a sign of disdain for the Christian’s belief in the physical resurrection of the body. To protect belief in this doctrine of faith, the Church forbade cremation. That prohibition was lifted in 1963. The Church still recommends that the faithful be buried, but Catholics may be cremated so long as cremation does not demonstrate a denial of belief in the resurrection of the body (CCC 2301).









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That desiring to know what God has to say to you personally is the most important thing in the world. There are many who go through their whole life without ever wishing to know this and so remain ignorant of the things of God and who is God and what would He have them do; to their great detriment.
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