Here's what you need to know the next time you visit a cemetery.
Furthermore, an indulgence, applicable only to the Souls in Purgatory, is granted to the faithful who devoutly visit a cemetery and pray for the departed in November. The indulgence is plenary each day from the 1st to the 8th of November; on other days of the year it is partial.
All of this reminds us of our own deaths and how one day we will suffer the same fate. This is a good spiritual theme to meditate on, as it can jolt our own spiritual life back on track, inspiring us to use the time we have left to live a life united to God’s merciful love.
When visiting a cemetery there are a few things to remember.
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