Prayers for the Dead
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Novena for Our Beloved Dead. This is the 9-day prayer that should be prayed starting on the day a loved one dies.
Nobena para sa Mahal na Yumao. This is the Filipino version of the 9-day prayer for a recently-deceased loved one.
Pagsisiyam sa mga Kaluluwa. This is the Filipino version of the novena that the Prayer Warriors of the Holy Souls (PWHS), an apostolate of the Monfort Foundation, Inc., suggests we pray starting October 25th of every year, to end on All Souls’ Day.
Pagbisita Panalangin at Pagbasbas sa Puntod. As the title suggests, this is the recommended prayer when one visits the grave of a loved one. Holy water may be obtained from any church and may be used even by lay people.
A Week of Prayers for the Holy Souls. These are prayers for each day of the week lifted from the Liturgy of the Hours.
Prayer of St. Gertrude the Great. This is a powerful prayer that saves thousands of souls in purgatory each time it is uttered. The PWHS recommends that we say this prayer several times a day.
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, for sinners everywhere, for sinners in the universal church, those in my home and within my family, Amen.