November is the month set aside in the Church for a special remembrance of those who have gone before us in death. But any time is a good time to pray for the souls in purgatory. This prayer came in the mail this week. It is from the Association of Marian Helpers. Visit them at www.marian.org or at prayforsouls.org.
Prayer for the Holy Souls
(for all our departed brothers and sisters)
Merciful Father, hear our prayer and console us. As we renew our faith in Your Son, whom You raised from the dead, strengthen our hope that all our departed brothers and sisters will share in His resurrection, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Eternal rest grant unto them, O lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.
May they rest in peace.