The word “lent” is derived from the Old English term, “lencten” which means “springtime”. It’s a period of 40 days (including 6 Sundays) which lasts from Ash Wednesday to the Vespers of Holy Saturday.
This devotion is a simple and quick way to pray for the Holy Souls in Purgatory. It is prayed using traditional rosary beads. On the large beads of the Rosary recite: O holy Souls draw the fire of God’s love into my soul to reveal Jesus crucified in me here on earth rather than hereafter … Read more