Chaplet for the Souls in Purgatory (1850)

NOTE; To be said on an ordinary Blessed Rosary, by repeating the De Profundis at the cross; the Pater at the large beads; and at the smaller, the following invocations: O good Jesus, have mercy on the souls in purgatory (or the soul, or souls of N.), and grant them eternal rest. When the Chaplet is … Continue reading Chaplet for the Souls in Purgatory (1850)

THREE GLANCES AT THE CEMETERY by Rev. John Evangelist Zollner, 1884

THREE GLANCES AT THE CEMETERYby Rev. John Evangelist Zollner, 1884"Only the grave remaineth for me"--Job, 17: 1. On this day, and during the Octave of All Souls, the faithful everywhere are accustomed to visit the graves. Many make even long journeys in order to adorn the graves of their parents, brothers and sisters, or other … Continue reading THREE GLANCES AT THE CEMETERY by Rev. John Evangelist Zollner, 1884

Rosary of the Chaplet of Tears

Pray the Rosary of the Chaplet of Tears, and spread its devotion. The devil is put to flight when it is recited wholeheartedly. Start with Our Father and Hail Mary, then continue: 1. Beginning Prayer: Crucified Jesus, prostrate at Your feet, we offer You the tears of the Mother who, with love full of devotion … Continue reading Rosary of the Chaplet of Tears

This is the Sound of a Lost Soul

One January night seven years ago, I wasn’t able to sleep because I heard loud train whistles all night. I have never heard so many trains in my life. It was constant. And what was really odd is that it was winter, and all the windows were shut. But the trains were so LOUD! I … Continue reading This is the Sound of a Lost Soul