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Wednesday 2 November

Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (There are many options of Readings for today and the following have been selected) Wisdom 3:1-9; Ps 23:1-6; Romans 5:5-11; Luke 7:11-17. Remembrance Traditionally this is the day we pray especially for our beloved dead. We believe these souls “are in the hands of God” (Wisdom 3:1). And “what proves […]

Saturday 2 November

Commemoration of the Faithful Departed Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 27; Romans 5:5-11; Luke 7:11-17 The souls in Purgatory No-one wants to be forgotten. We dread the thought that we will ever slip out of the minds and hearts of those whom we love. This is particularly true when we face painful challenges and difficulties. We hope […]

Thursday 2 November

All Souls Day Wisdom 4:7-15; Psalm 27; Romans 5:5-11; Mark 15:33-39, 16:1-6 For all who have died One day each of us will be listed among ‘all the Faithful Departed.’ We’re bound for heaven! A reality check tells us, though, we will probably need some tidying up before we stand before our God. Today we […]

Monday 2 November

Commemoration of the Faithful Departed Psalm 23:1- 6; Romans 5:5-11 or Romans 6:3-9; John 6:37-40 Blessed are they who mourn All Souls’ Day is the time for us to recall and pray for family, friends, neighbours, etc who have passed away. The Sisters at my convent school encouraged us to say a prayer in the […]