Holiness Up Close
My Son’s Faith-Filled Journey with Mental Illness
By: Stanley D. Truskie
My son Mark was only forty-six when he died suddenly two years ago. It happened in November, when the Church celebrates All Saints Day and prays for all souls—the “faithful departed” who die in friendship with God.
Mark will never be officially declared a saint, but as I pray for our son and reflect on his life, I see a hard-won holiness that...
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