For all the clichés, the Catholic triduum of death, resting and resurrection is, at the heart, a traditional ritual of mourning, community and remembrance of a life well lived, traditionally in the family home but adapted for current times and locales.
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‘He expresses his spiritual closeness to all those suffering from this unspeakable tragedy, especially the families who lost loved ones,’ said an Oct. 28 telegram.
Pope Calls Grieving Mother of Son Who Died at World Youth Day: ‘He Comforted Me as if He Were My Dad’
Italian Bishop Luca Raimondi said that ‘the Pope and Luca’s mother cried together.’
Church and online communities offer needed support.
How should one grieve as a Catholic?
COMMENTARY: November presents a new opportunity to address the pastoral needs of the living and the dead.
‘We must mourn the deaths of miscarried babies, as well as those lost through abortion.’