Skip to comments.Prayer request, follow up
Posted on 04/16/2012 4:09:45 PM PDT by EnglishCon
My father in law, the beloved great grandfather of our 9 grand children, died a few hours ago. As a Catholic it pains me to ask for selfish prayers. But screw that, this is a guy I loved and respected more than you can imagine. He was a father to me in truth, not just a courtesy father borrowed from my wife.
Please help us send him home. He wasn't what you would call the most devout person on the planet, but he believed in God and right. He lived right.
I'll not see him in purgatory.
More connections, yet there are no coincidences. I'm playing it for him now.
Prayers up for your dear father in law said. He will be fine I am certain. Prayers to for you and your family during this time of loss.
clan should be clean. Call that a Freudian slip.
The Handbook of Indulgences Norms and Grants.
#91 A >plenary indulgence which is applicable only to the souls in purgatory is granted the Christian faithful who devoutly visit a church or an oratory on All Souls Day.
This indulgence can be obtained either on the day mentioned above or, with the consent of the ordinary, on the preceding or following Sunday or on the solemnity of All Saints.
According to norm 16 of the apostolic constitution, this visit is to include the ‘recitation of the Lord’s Prayer and the Creed (Pater and Credo).
Norms for Indulgences
#3 No one gaining an indulgence may apply it to other living persons.
#4 Both partial and plenary indulgences can >always be applied to the dead as suffrages.
Me: I heard a Bishop say the Church gives out all these indulgences because God wants to make it easy to get into Heaven.
+Indulgences depend on the Heart; God makes both available.
Thank you, dear FRiend,
It is the anthem for those of us who do what is not normally acceptable. Poppa killed 175 people by the time he was 17.
He deserves our anthem.
Eternal rest grant to him, O Lord, and may perpetual Light shine upon him.
Prayers up for you and your family.
I will pray a Chaplet of Devine Mercy for him tonight.
Encourage souls to say the Chaplet which I have given you (1541). Whoever will recite it will receive great mercy at the hour of death (687). When they say this Chaplet in the presence of the dying, I will stand between My Father and the dying person, not as the just Judge but as the Merciful Savior (1541). Priests will recommend it to sinners as their last hope of salvation. Even if there were a sinner most hardened, if he were to recite this Chaplet only once, he would receive grace from My infinite mercy (687). I desire to grant unimaginable graces to those souls who trust in My mercy (687). Through the Chaplet you will obtain everything, if what you ask for is compatible with My will. (1731)
Prayers for your Grandfather and please accept my condolences for you and your entire family.
Prayers who was loved by so many.
I`ll make him my prayer intention for tonight when the baby is up, and the Rosary tomorrow.I am very sorry about your loss.
So sorry to hear this EC. I pray for your FIL’s soul. Amen.
Prayers sent to Mary Queen of Angels and Her Angels+
Praying that the Gates of Heaven open wide for him.
in my prayers....
but you know, being “devout” is not the same thing as being holy...or even the same thing as being close to God.
We visit them every summer for a couple of weeks.
My wife, mother in law and whichever of the kids/grandkids were with us would go to Mass, Father in law and I would go for an icecream and watch the evening promenade (It is a tradition in small Italian towns).
Getting him inside the church usually took a crowbar, a wedding or a coffin!
Condolences to you and your family on your loss. May he rest in peace.
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