Friday, May 16, 2008

John Paul II Institute Spe Salvi Colloquium (Days in the Diocese 8-10 July)

I am participating in this Colloquium on the first evening (July 8) presenting on the topic of Purgatory in Spe Salvi. It looks like a good program!


At Monday, May 19, 2008 9:01:00 am , Blogger Joshua said...

BTW, David, have you ever read St Catherine of Genoa's Treatise on Purgatory? "Tis short and well worth consulting, being a mystic's view of how suffering and thirsting for God in this life is an image of Purgatory in the next.

At Monday, May 19, 2008 9:23:00 am , Blogger Schütz said...

I have seen it referenced, and understand that a good deal of the "modern" approach to purgatory comes from this treatise. I will try to get it and read it.

At Monday, May 19, 2008 11:06:00 pm , Blogger Joshua said...

The link on my comment should take you to the Treatise (in translation): it's very short, and quite readable.

At Monday, May 19, 2008 11:14:00 pm , Blogger Joshua said...

BTW, you mentioned in a comment on another of your posts that there are various errors that have grown up around the doctrine of Purgatory. I'm curious to hear of these.


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