its a fact of divine revelation that the soul of every person who dies in the state of grace, but without having made sufficient expiation on earth for his forgiven sins, will undergo the punishment and purification of purgatory before entering heaven. read and know more about purgatory
imitation of Christ
in an ever-changing world, what does it mean to truly follow? for more than five centuries, Christians have found in the imitation of Christ a practical and yet profound answer. the answers you seek may lie there it, buy and read
The Confessions St. Augustine
Written in the waning days of the Roman era, Augustine's Confessions are the moving diary of a soul's journey. From his earliest memories of childhood, through his turbulent and licentious youth, to his resolute conversion at the age of 32, Augustine traces a pilgrimage of unbounded grace. throughout, he passionately addresses the spiritual questions that have engaged thoughtful minds since the beginning of time.
THE ROOTS of CHRISTIAN MYSTICISM
By linking together a series of brilliantly chosen texts from the early centuries of the early centuries of the Church, the author lays bare the roots of the deeply mystical spirituality that has flourished among Christians throughout the ages. This is a book that will appeal to anyone who is interested in the field of spirituality; it is a masterly contribution to Christian scholarship.
I Believe in Eternal Life
Drawing his inspiration from the last article of the Apostles' Creed ("I believe in eternal life")- Cardinal Martini introduces us in this book to some fundamental themes of Christian faith and hope: life after death, judgment, the resurrection. His reflections are prompted by the fear of death, which is a natural instinct, but which does not have to transform itself into an anguish that paralyzes the heart and mind.