It’s possible to avoid Purgatory, but you need to understand what it is and then you can take steps to prevent yourself from going there.
“If one knew what we may obtain from God by the intercession of the Holy Souls, they would not be so much abandoned.”
In your prayers do not babble as the gentiles do, for they think that by using many words they will make themselves heard (Matthew 6:7).
An ancient but mostly unknown custom of the Church is the offering of a daily Mass for 30 days for a soul in Purgatory. After the Masses are said, the soul would immediately be freed from Purgatory and enter Heaven.
This novena is to be said at the same time every hour for nine consecutive hours in one day. This is a good novena for urgent requests that cannot wait nine days to be prayed. You pray it every hour for nine hours at the same time. For example, if you begin praying at 12:00, … Read more
A statue of the Infant Jesus was given to the Discalced Carmelites by Princess Polyxena von Lobkowicz in 1628. When she presented the gift, she proclaimed “Venerable Fathers, I bring you my dearest possession. Honour this image and you shall never want.” In 1631, the Carmelite monastery was looted and the statue was thrown in … Read more
After reading this book, you may be wondering where to go from here? You need to put into practice what you read here, and also grow in faith and knowledge. There are many things that you can do, but the important thing is to do something and not just sit around waiting. Be pro-active and … Read more
O most Dear and Sweet Infant Jesus, behold me a poor suffering person who, sustained by a lively faith, invokes Your divine aid to cure my infirmity. I put all my trust in You. I know that You can do all things and that You are most merciful, indeed You are Yourself Infinite Mercy. O … Read more
This is recited every evening in the Sanctuary of Arenzano. O Holy Infant Jesus, who shed Your blessings on whoever invokes Your name, look kindly on us who kneel humbly before Your holy Image, and hear our prayers. We commend to Your mercy the many poor and needy people who trust in Your Divine Heart. … Read more