I got to thinking that Purgatory could be something like the RCIA process (can't imagine what the Deacon who taught it would say about that!). I remember learning so much, preparing me for Confirmation and First Communion, but at the same time it was a period of suffering and purification that helped me prepare spiritually for those great events. Maybe purgatory is something akin to that, but hopefully they don't make you sing "I'm a Child of God" (inside joke).
Worth a Thousand Words: Falling Leaves - Falling Leaves, Olga Wisinger-Florian Via Lines and Colors
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