Litany of the Departed

For the spirits who have fled From the earth which once they trod; For the loved and faithful dead, We beseech the living God! Oh! receive and love them! By the grave where Thou Overt lying, By the anguish of Thy dying, Spread Thy wings above them; Grant Thy pardon unto them, Dona cis requiem! … Read more

Prayer of St. Gertrude the Great

The following prayer will release 1000 Holy Souls from Purgatory each time it is said. It came from St. Gertrude the Great. This would be a good prayer to memorize. Eternal Father, I offer Thee the most Precious Blood of Thy divine Son, Jesus, in union with the masses said throughout the world today, for … Read more

“I believe in Purgatory” – C.S. Lewis

Clive Staples ( Jack ) Lewis (1898-1963) was best known as a Christian apologist. He wrote many books on theology, as well as science fiction and fantasy. C.S. Lewis was one of the most influential apologists of the 20th Century. Even though he was an Anglican, he had similar views to Catholicism, most notably on … Read more

America’s Secret Weapon: The Holy Souls Mass Apostolate

In the United States, there is an organization called the Holy Souls Mass Apostolate. Their mission is to release the poor souls from Purgatory through Masses for them, focused prayers, and various publications and multimedia. The United States of America is the most powerful nation on this planet. Its military might, economic strength, and political … Read more