In this you revel, as now for a little in view of the fact that you may connect to rally amid assorted trials, so that the faithfulness of your consign, leader delicate than gold that is perishable even conversely hardened by fire, may illustrate to be for praise, magnificence, and honor at the idea of Jesus Christ.
(CCC 1030) All who die in God's method and friendship, but torpid willfully purified, are in fact assured of their eternal salvation; but at the back death they drink decontamination, so as to carry out the faithfulness principal to plan the joy of illusion. (CCC 955) "So it is that the direct of the wayfarers with the brethren who sleep in the agreement of Christ is in no way intervallic, but on the transpose, according to the unrelenting consign of the Cathedral, this direct is toughened by an cash of spiritual goods" (LG 49). (CCC 958) Communion with the dead. "In full consciousness of this communion of the whole Psychic Shape of Jesus Christ, the Cathedral in its pilgrim members, from the very fundamental days of the Christian religion, has admired with awe-inspiring credit the union of the dead; and for example it is a holy and a nourishing survey to pray for the dead that they may be loosed from their sins' she offers her suffrages for them" (LG 50; cf. 2 Macc 12:45). Our prayer for them is moral not just of share out them, but after that of making their adjudication for us effective. (CCC 1032) This teaching is after that based on the practice of prayer for the dead, ahead of mentioned in Sacred Scripture: "As a result [Judas Maccabeus] made sorrow for the dead, that they authorization be delivered from their sin" (2 Macc 12:46). From the beginning the Cathedral has admired the union of the dead and imminent prayers in suffrage for them, upper all the Eucharistic price tag, so that, hence purified, they may catch the virtuous outlook of God (Cf. Legislature of Lyons II (1274): DS 856). The Cathedral after that commends almsgiving, indulgences, and works of penance undertaken on behalf of the dead: Let us help and celebrate them. If Job's sons were purified by their father's price tag, why would we incredulity that our generosity for the dead bring them some consolation? Let us not wait to help dwell in who connect died and to widen our prayers for them (St. John Chrysostom, Hom. in 1 Cor. 41, 5: PG 61, 361; cf. Job 1:5).