FilioQue (6): Purgatory (part 3, final) A purifying fire in the soul

Father Elias Leyds C.S.J.: Thoughts on the key principles of our Catholic theology

Purgatory is a matter of faith. It’s also a matter of common sense & realism with regard to the immortal soul preparing for the resurrection. It’s difficult to explain how the soul in purgatory is both very active and very passive – and is in need of our prayers.