For Phil, who died suddenly last week


Our former neighbor, Phil, died suddenly last week. It was very unexpected. He loved our Lord very much. Please pray for his soul and for his wife and son.


Hail Mary,
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit
of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.


My God I recommend to Thee the souls of my relations,
my benefactors, my friends and my enemies,
and of those who are in Purgatory on my account.

I recommend to Thee the souls of evangelical laborers,
of religious and priests,
and especially of those who had charge of my soul.

I recommend to Thee the souls of those
who were most devout to the passion of Our Lord,
to the Blessed Sacrament,
to the Blessed Virgin Mary,
the souls who are most abandoned,
those who suffer most,
and those who are nearest to the entrance into paradise.


Praying for Phil’s soul and for his loved ones…

Our Father, Who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy Name.
Thy Kingdom come, Thy Will be done, on earth as it 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. Lead us not into temptation, but
deliver us from evil.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with Thee.
Blessed art Thou among women,and
blessed is the fruit of Thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us now, and
at the hour of our death.

Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.
As it was in the beginning, as is and ever shall be, world without end.

O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of Hell,
lead all souls to heaven, especially, those in most need of Your Mercy.

Remember, O Most Gracious Virgin Mary,
that never was it known that anyone who fled to Thy protection,
implored Thy help or sought Thy intercession,
was left unaided.
Inspired by this confidence,
I fly unto Thee, O Virgin of Virgins, my Mother;
to Thee do I come, before thee I kneel, sinful and sorrowful.
O Mother of the Word Incarnate,
despise not my petitions,
but in Thy clemency, hear and answer me.


For Phil,

Eternal rest grant to him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him; May his soul and the soul of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace.


May God bless this family to accept what they might not understand as your plan. Please grant Phil eternal rest in your loving arms.



How wonderful that he loved the Lord, who surely then, has welcomed him with love.
Lord, please purify his soul in Your mercy;
and grant comfort and support to his family.


Lord Jesus, please watch over Phil and his family and all who loved him. Comfort those who are mourning his loss.



Eternal rest grant unto Phil, O Lord. And may Your Perpetual Light shine upon him. May he rest in peace.


Lord, I pray for Phil and his family. Eternal rest grant unto Phil, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May the soul of Phil and all the souls of the faithful departed through Your mercy rest in peace. Lord, please comfort his family with the knowledge that he loved You and lived a good life. May they look forward to being together with Phil and with You and accept Phil’s death as part of Your loving plan for Phil and the rest of them. Thank you, Lord, for hearing my prayer. Amen.




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