Can the departed come back to us?

I would like to know how many believe that those who have passed on , are able
to return for very brief visits.
I have seen my Dad on more than one occasion, the first being one year after he
passed away. I was getting ready to enter the operating room of a hospital for back
surgery and he was standing by the doors. He was just as alive as I was. All of the
doctors and nurses faded away while he was there. Dad looked at me and smiled and
then he said,“Don’t worry, everything will be fine.” He faded away and then the doors
opened and I was in the operating room. I mentioned it to the surgeon and he was
not surprised. The nurses told me that a patient they had a few months before me
would talk to someone every nite at 8:00pm and he told them he saw his wife.
Whose to say??? Can it happen??? I know it happened to me and I do
treasure the memory. Every once in a while, I see a shadow of a figure. Am I
afraid? No!! I think of my Dad and know he is with me.:):slight_smile:

Hi,

Yes; it is quite possible. But, nevertheless, continue to pray for the repose of his soul.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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