What does the communion of saints mean?

Question: What does the communion of saints mean?

Answer: The communion of saints means the union which exists between the members of the Church on earth with one another, and with the blessed in heaven and with the suffering souls in purgatory.

This is Question 338 of the Baltimore Catechism, a work in the public domain.

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