Austrian Mystic Maria Simma has revealed secrets about purgatory that have captured the imagination of many Catholics around the world.
Maria died on March 16, 2004.
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In an interview Maria was asked if poor souls in Purgatory experience joy and hope in the mist of their suffering?
Maria: Yes. No soul would want to come back from Purgatory to the earth.
They have knowledge which is infinitely beyond ours. They just could not decide to return to the darkness of the earth. Here we see the difference from the suffering that we know on earth.
In Purgatory, even if the pain of the soul is terrible, there is the certitude of living forever with God.
It’s an unshakable certitude. The joy is greater than the pain. There is nothing on earth which could make them want to live here again, where one is never sure of anything.
Maria Simma was an Austrian mystic who claimed to have had visions of the holy souls in purgatory. Over the years, she learned a great deal about the sufferings of these souls and what they need from the living.
One of the most important things that the holy souls have taught Maria is that the greatest help they can receive from the living is the offering of holy Mass. The Mass is a powerful prayer that can help to shorten the souls’ time in purgatory and lessen their suffering.
Other helpful practices include praying the rosary and the Stations of the Cross. Even small sacrifices, such as giving up a meal or wearing a hair shirt, can be of great benefit to the holy souls.
Maria has also learned that the holy souls often appear to her in their normal clothes. They may look distraught or begging for help, but they always have the appearance of one who is earnestly seeking redemption.
Children and teenagers who have died appear to Maria as they did right before their deaths. While there are indeed some children in purgatory, their time there is typically not very long or painful. This is because children are not held to the same standards of sinfulness as adults.
Maria Simma’s experiences have given her a deep understanding of the holy souls and their sufferings. She has also learned that even the smallest act of kindness can make a big difference in the lives of these souls. If you are interested in helping the holy souls in purgatory, Maria encourages you to offer Mass, pray the rosary, and make other sacrifices on their behalf.
Here are some additional tips for helping the holy souls in purgatory:
- Offer alms to the poor. This is a traditional way of helping the poor souls in purgatory.
- Visit a cemetery and pray for the souls who are buried there.
- Light a candle for the holy souls. This is a simple but meaningful gesture.
- Meditate on the sufferings of the holy souls. This can help you to understand their needs and to pray more fervently for them.
- Ask your priest to offer Mass for the holy souls. This is one of the most powerful ways to help them.
Remember, even the smallest act of kindness can make a big difference in the lives of the holy souls. So please, don’t hesitate to offer your help. They need it more than you know.
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