Holy Souls Crusade
" It is a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead that they may be loosed from their sins" (2 Mac 12:46)
8. receive the benefit of the prayers of those in purgatory (Catechism, 958),
9. rejoice, for all those in purgatory have given their lives to Jesus and will go to heaven,
10. purify ourselves so that we will go directly to heaven and skip purgatory, or lessen our time in purgatory,
11. share in the pouring out of God's mercy, and
12. enter more deeply into the mystery of God's love and His plan of salvation.
13. because Our Lady has asked us to pray for the dead: "Today I wish to call you to pray daily for souls in purgatory. " (11/6/86)
This website aims to explain the Catholic Teachings on the Holy Souls, the meaning of Purgatory and how to gain indulgences for the Holy Souls, offering Scriptural support and the Teachings of the Church down the ages. Here you will find prayers for the Holy Souls and special devotions dedicated to them.
Holy Souls Crusade was born in November of 2002 and is growing from an Irish association to one with a worldwide interest, having members from various parts of the world. We welcome you and hope that these explanations will help to show the great need there is to pray for the Holy Souls.
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