The Power of a Pure Soul

THE NOW WORD ON MASS READINGS
for September 9th, 2014
Memorial of St. Peter Claver

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IF we are to be co-workers with God, this implies much more than simply “working for” God. It means being in communion with Him. As Jesus said,

I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in me, and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit. (John 15:5)

But this communion with God is predicated on a vital condition of the soul: purity. God is holy; He is a pure being, and He joins to Himself only that which is pure. [1]from this flows the theology of Purgatory. See On Temporal Punishment Jesus said to St. Faustina:

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1. from this flows the theology of Purgatory. See On Temporal Punishment