All Souls

November 2, 2015 |

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Spend some time this day remembering all the faithful departed. Light a candle recalling the light of Christ and how their light touched your life.

In peace let us pray to the Lord.

Grant that all those who have been baptized into Christ’s death and resurrection may die to sin and rise to newness of life, and that through the grave and gate of death we may pass with him to our joyful resurrection.

Grant to us who are still in our pilgrimage, and who walk as yet by faith, that your Holy Spirit may lead us in holiness and righteousness all our days.

Grant to all who mourn a sure confidence in your fatherly care, that, they may know the consolation of your love.

Give courage and faith to those who are bereaved, that they may have strength to meet the days ahead in the comfort of a reasonable and holy hope, in the joyful expectation of eternal life with those they love.

Help us, in the midst of things we cannot understand, to believe and trust in the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, and the resurrection to life everlasting.

Eternal rest grant to them, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon them. May the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace.

AMEN

Daryl Moresco, OCarm.
Br. Daryl Moresco OCarm. is the Co-Director of Carmelite Novices in Middletown, NY.
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