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Afterlife: 7 important things to do if you want to avoid purgatory

It is believed that you can skip purgatory and go straight to Heaven if you do the things below.

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Afterlife: 7 things to do if you want to avoid purgatory play You can avoid the fires in purgatory (which are said to be as hot as the ones in hell) by doing these 7 things (epicpew)

The Roman Catholic church teaches that souls go to a place called purgatory after people die. Here, the soul is cleansed and sent to Heaven after it goes through intense suffering and joy. However, it is also believed that this step can be skipped completely. Do the following seven important things  if you want to avoid purgatory:

What to do if you want to avoid purgatory

In his book titled; How to Avoid Purgatory, Father Paul O'Sullivan shares advice on skipping purgatory and going straight to Heaven.

Souls go to purgatory for cleansing after people die but this can be avoided play

Souls go to purgatory for cleansing after people die but this can be avoided

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According to the ordained Dominican, theologian and author, you should;

1. Avoid sin.

2. Do penance.

3. Accept suffering.

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4. Frequent confession and Communion.

5. Pray with faith and perseverance.

6. Prepare for death by saying this prayer: "Eternal Father, from this day forward, I accept with a joyful and resigned heart the death it will please You to send me, with all its pains and sufferings."

It is believed that both intense suffering and joy exists here play

It is believed that both intense suffering and joy exists here

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7. Gain indulgences (this was outlawed in  1567).

For more on purgatory, read this piece.

Watch the video below to learn more about purgatory.

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