Dying and Rising with Christ: A Pastoral Message

From The Most Reverend Allen H. Vigneron, Archbishop | Issued February 2, 2013

In his pastoral letter, “In Union with Christ’s Dying and Rising: Our Catholic Funeral Rites as a Sharing in the Paschal Mystery,” Archbishop Vigneron offers an understanding of Catholic funeral rites – which, he points out, are about salvation and “are essential to the life of faith, hope and charity to which God the Father calls us.”

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