Catholic Collect from the Mass for the Dead
Hear our prayer and console us.
As we renew our faith in Your Son,
Whom You raised from the dead,
Strengthen our hope
That all our departed brothers and sisters
Will share in His resurrection,
Who lives and reigns
With You and the Holy Spirit,
One God, for ever and ever.
Prayer For Our Beloved Deceased
O God, the Creator and Redeemer of all the faithful,
Grant to the souls of Your servants departed
Full remission of all their sins,
That through our devout prayers,
They may obtain the pardon,
Which they have always desired.
Eternal rest grant to them, O Lord.
And let perpetual light shine upon them.
May they rest in peace.
In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, I will begin this day.
I thank you, Lord, for having preserved me during the night.
I will do my best to make all I do today pleasing to
You and in accordance with your will.
My dear mother Mary, watch over me this day.
My Guardian Angel, take care of me.
St. Joseph and all you saints of God, pray for me.
A Prayer for the Souls in Purgatory - By Saint Gertrude
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.
Act of Contrition
O my God,
I am heartily sorry for
Having offended Thee,
And I detest all my sins,
Because I dread the loss of heaven,
And the pains of hell;
But most of all because
They offend Thee, my God,
Who are all good and
Deserving of all my love.
I firmly resolve,
With the help of Thy grace,
To confess my sins,
To do penance,
And to amend my life.