How do you explain a challenging subject like purgatory to children? In this episode Jason Nunez talks with Susan Tassone, “The Purgatory Lady” about her new children’s book, New Friends Now and Forever: A Story about the Holy Souls. Susan explains how the book helps children understand and love the holy souls in purgatory, who are our friends and intercessors. She also gives us some tips and resources on how to pray for them and foster a devotion to them.
On today’s journey, you will hear answers to questions like,
- How do you teach a difficult doctrine like purgatory to children?
- What are the benefits of praying for the holy souls in purgatory?
- How does praying for the holy souls help kids grow in virtue and have hope?
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New Friends Now and Forever A Story About the Holy Souls, by Susan Tassone
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Susan Tassone has long been a passionate champion for the holy souls in purgatory and is recognized as leading a worldwide “purgatory movement.”
The award-winning author of thirteen best-sellers, including Jesus Speaks to Faustina and You. Day by Day with St. Faustina, St. Faustina Prayer Book for Adoration, and Day by Day for the Holy Souls in Purgatory, Susan makes speaking appearances throughout the country. Over a dozen cardinals and bishops worldwide have endorsed her works. She’s a frequent and popular guest on national radio and television programs as well as social media. EWTN said: “Susan Tassone is the all time best selling author in the history of the network.”
In 2013, she was featured in the groundbreaking documentary Purgatory: The Forgotten Church and was on the cover of Catholic Digest magazine in 2017.
She also continues to work tirelessly to raise donations for Masses for the holy souls.
Susan holds a master’s degree in religious education from Loyola University Chicago and had the honor and privilege of being granted two private audiences with St. John Paul II, who bestowed a special blessing on her and her ministry for the holy souls. Click here to visit Susan’s official website.
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Book – Day By Day for the Holy Souls in Purgatory, by Susan Tassone
Book – Prayers, Promises, and Devotions for the Holy Souls in Purgatory, by Susan Tassone
Movie – Purgatory – The Forgotten Church, EWTN On Demand