Can Mass be offered for a child of miscarriage?


My daughter miscarried her baby today.
I am concerned about the soul of the lost baby.
Would be appropriate to have a Mass offered for the lost baby?

Thanks and God Bless.

Yes, it is absolutely appropriate to have a Mass offered for this child.

Your daughter, her child, and your family will be in my prayers.

Catechism of the Catholic Church:

1261 As regards children who have died without Baptism, the Church can only entrust them to the mercy of God, as she does in her funeral rites for them. Indeed, the great mercy of God who desires that all men should be saved, and Jesus’ tenderness toward children which caused him to say: “Let the children come to me, do not hinder them,” allow us to hope that there is a way of salvation for children who have died without Baptism.

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