The Lord’s Prayer

English: Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy Name, Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us, and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from … Read more

Eternal Memory

A prayer for the souls in Purgatory used by Eastern Rite Catholic and Orthodox churches. Its similar to the Requiem prayer used in Latin Rite Catholic churches. Eternal memory. Eternal memory. Grant to your servant(s), O Lord, blessed repose and eternal memory. Amen.

Little Litany of the Holy Souls

Written by Dr. Blanche Jennings Thompson (Franciscan Tertiary) and imprimatur by Most Rev. Samuel Stritch (former Archbishop of Milwaukee). Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us. Holy Souls, Pray for us. For the souls of our families We pray Thee, O God. For the souls of our … Read more

Universal Prayer for the Dying

The daily prayer of the members of Pious Union of Transit of Saint Joseph. Glorious Saint Joseph, adoptive father of the Son of God and true husband of the Holy Virgin Mary, pray for us and for our brothers that agonize in this day (or night). This is the daily prayer of the members of … Read more

Prayer for the Souls in Purgatory

O Holy Souls In Purgatory, Who are the certain heirs of heaven, Souls most dear to Jesus As the trophies Of his Precious Blood, And to Mary, Mother of Mercy, Obtain for me Through your intercession The grace to lead a holy life, To die a happy death And to attain To the blessedness Of … Read more

A Prayer for a Deceased Priest

O God, Thou didst raise Thy servant, [name of priest], to the sacred priesthood of Jesus Christ, according to the Order of Melchisedech, giving him the sublime power to offer the Eternal Sacrifice, to bring the Body and Blood of Thy Son Jesus Christ down upon the altar, and to absolve the sins of men … Read more