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Old Dec 5, '12, 12:09 pm
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Default Favours granted through the prayers and intercession of the holy souls in purgatory

Anybody receive favours through prayers and intercession of the holy souls in purgatory?

Read the links in my signature so you know what i mean and what i am asking lol
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Old Dec 5, '12, 1:45 pm
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Default Re: Favours granted through the prayers and intercession of the holy souls in purgatory

Sometime ago, I miss placed my house keys and forgot where I put them. I searched everywhere...and still couldn't find them. About a week later, as I was going through my things, I prayed to the Holy Souls to help me find them. Suddenly the thought came to me that the keys might be in my coat. I ignored the notion and went down to make lunch. When I came back up stairs and saw my coat hanging in the closet. Out of curiosity, I decided to check. I reached my hand down in the pockets and pulled out my keys.

Last Easter, after the Easter Vigil Mass, there were refreshments and a get together in the social hall. I was really tired and fell asleep at one of the tables. By this time there weren’t a lot of people there. Anyway, I woke up to voices talking near me. I looked up and saw two men talking. They were talking about the souls in purgatory…..one guy said “If you ever need any help, devotion to the Holy Souls is very powerful.” They talked about different devotions; having Masses said for them, going to the Stations of the Cross, the Rosary, etc. The weird part is that I had had a Mass said for the Holy Souls about a week earlier.....
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Old Dec 5, '12, 3:10 pm
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Default Re: Favours granted through the prayers and intercession of the holy souls in purgatory

Thanks for the personal story. One needs to hear such thngs....
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Old Dec 5, '12, 6:27 pm
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Default Re: Favours granted through the prayers and intercession of the holy souls in purgatory

Yep, prayers to the Holy Souls in Purgatory are quite effective.

I recommend the book in my signature, it's called "Get us Out of Here" based on the words of Maria Simma who had common interactions and visions with departed suffering souls. Some really interesting info in there, not just about spirituality and the process of Purgatory but hidden mysteries of the world as well.

I do a Novena (nine days of prayer) for the Holy Souls every once in a while. Might actually start again soon so I can finish just before Christmas. I find them very effective indeed. I've prayed for a lot of things which were granted, such as dire assistance in finding a job or protection against expected evil.

If nothing else, praying for the souls in Purgatory forces them to pray for you also (they can't pray for themselves, so they pray for you in return for your prayers to them).
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Old Dec 6, '12, 3:49 am
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Default Re: Favours granted through the prayers and intercession of the holy souls in purgatory

Fantastic testimonies! Its really inspiring to read them, and to find others who ask the holy souls for their prayers and intercession...i hope others reading this thread will share their testimonies with us
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Old Dec 6, '12, 7:01 am
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Default Re: Favours granted through the prayers and intercession of the holy souls in purgatory

Can someone please post the prayer to the Holy Souls?
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Old Dec 6, '12, 7:58 am
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Heres a prayer..
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 all the holy souls in purgatory especially all deceased members of catholic answers forums,
And also for all deceased family, friends, relatives, benefactors, aquaintances, ancestors and enemies of every catholic answers forums member,
For sinners everywhere, for sinners in the universal church, those in my own home and within my family,
Amen,
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Old Dec 6, '12, 4:28 pm
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Here's the one that I always do.

http://www.ewtn.com/Devotionals/novena/Purgatory.htm


Goes for 9 days. Each day, say the corresponding prayer and then finish with an Our Father, Hail Mary and the top passages in order. All explained there.
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Old Dec 6, '12, 6:38 pm
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Default Re: Favours granted through the prayers and intercession of the holy souls in purgatory

Domiy, ive prayed that too, i have it in one of my prayer books...have you read any of susan tassone's books? She writes great holy souls books
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Old Dec 6, '12, 10:36 pm
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Default Re: Favours granted through the prayers and intercession of the holy souls in purgatory

crystal waters- Thank you and God bless you for posting this important thread.

Praying for the Holy Souls is very important...

These past few years, and this year in particular have been rather difficult for my family and I as we have lost several of our loved ones.

It is a nice and comforting thought to think and believe that our loved ones are in Heaven. However, this is not always the case so I am very grateful we can Pray for our brothers and sisters in Purgatory

"It is therefore a Holy and wholesome thought to Pray for the dead, that they maybe loosed from their sins" - 2 Maccabees 12:46

I do not want to take away from your thread crystal waters but simply want to add and help you and others with some other threads that may be helpful for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

Please Pray for the Holy Souls in Purgatory - St. Mechtilde

http://forums.catholic.com/showthread.php?t=541906

Prayer for the Holy Souls (for all our departed brothers and sisters)

http://forums.catholic.com/showthread.php?t=715156

As you can see from the thread there is a link to The Holy Souls Sodality

http://www.prayforsouls.org/index.php

You can also read their Archived Newsletters here:

http://www.prayforsouls.org/library/newsletters/

Blessed Mary of the Providence (Eugenie Smet) had a great devotion to the Holy Souls in Purgatory

http://saints.sqpn.com/blessed-eugenie-smet/

Eternal Rest grant unto them O Lord and let Perpetual light shine upon them.
And May the Souls of the Faithful departed, throught the Mercy of God, Rest in Peace. Amen.

Prayer of St. Gertrude the Great for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZmC17YZPV8

Offer a Mass for your departed family members and of course for The Holy Souls in Purgatory.

Thanks again crystal waters and God bless,

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Old Dec 7, '12, 7:56 am
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Default Re: Favours granted through the prayers and intercession of the holy souls in purgatory

Thanks goforgoal for your lovely post and for sharing with us those great links
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Goforgoal ill pray for your loved ones who have passed away,
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Goforgoal I'll pray for your loved ones who have passed away,
This means a lot to me crystal waters and of course to my relatives who passed away.

You're very welcome for posting the links but I really don't deserve any credit..God and His Heavenly helpers truly do.

If you or anyone is interested I just posted another Prayer dedicated to the Holy Souls in Purgatory here:

http://forums.catholic.com/showthrea...6#post10119466

God bless,

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There is also a thread for the Chaplet for the Holy Souls...

http://forums.catholic.com/showthrea...+Purgatory+III

I'm a little lonely there!
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There is also a thread for the Chaplet for the Holy Souls...

http://forums.catholic.com/showthrea...+Purgatory+III

I'm a little lonely there!
Needsmercy, is that the st gertrude chaplet? How long does it take to pray the chaplet (all 5 decades )?
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