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Souls from Purgatory often appeared to St Margaret Mary Alacoque asking for prayers. To their living families she would recommend Novenas to the Sacred Heart of Jesus as a remedy.
Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus as a remedy for the Holy Souls in Purgatory
Purgatory prayer of St Gertrude: Eternal Father I offer You the Most Precious Blood of Your Divine Son Jesus in union with the Masses said throughout the world today for all the Holy Souls in Purgatory...
St Alphonsus Liguori said that although the Holy Souls in Purgatory cannot merit for themselves they can obtain great graces for us.
Facade of the Sacred Heart Church in Prati, Rome, Italy - The "Little Museum of Purgatory" is located in a large glass case in a room adjoining the sacristy
May 13, 1917 - Lucia asked Our Lady of Fatima if her 18 yr old friend Amelia who had died was in Heaven. Our Lady said that she was in Purgatory until the End of Time
St Teresa of Avila affirmed that she, "always obtained the favors which she asked from God through the intercession of the Poor Souls in Purgatory."
St John Vianney said of the Holy Souls in Purgatory, "If one knew what we may obtain from God by the intercession of the Poor Souls, they would not be so much abandoned. Let us pray a great deal for them, they will pray for us."
Padre Pio once said "more souls of the dead from purgatory, than of the living, climb this mountain to attend my Masses and seek my prayers".
The Holy Mass releasing souls from Purgatory
Purgatory Prayer given to St Gertrude the Great that Jesus said would release 1000 souls each time it is said
Fire of Love by St Catherine of Genoa (1447-1510) written after a vision from Jesus
Treatise on Purgatory written by St Catherine of Genoa (1447-1510) after a vision from Jesus
Our Lady of Mt Carmel releasing the souls from Purgatory on the Saturday after their death who earned the Sabbatine Privilege while wearing their Brown Scapular during their life
Front of the Brown Scapular given to St Simon Stock by Our Lady of Mr Carmel
Back of the Brown Scapular
Our Lady of Mt Carmel releasing the souls from Purgatory the Saturday after their death who earned the Sabbatine Privilege while wearing the Brown Scapular during their life
The Holy Souls in Purgatory
Buried in the small church of San Nicolás (later monastery of Sant Ramon de Portell); his mausoleum was destroyed during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939); his relics that still remained were stolen in August 2007 from that monastery
Legend has it that when dying of fever on the way to Rome, angels gave St. Ramon Holy Communion as nourishment. - painting by Eugenio Cajes
Madonna and Child
Animated Blowing Bubbles
Erin Go Bragh - St Patricks Day Greeting
Diary 1731 - Say the chaplet I have taught you, and the storm will cease
While Juan Diego took the miraculous tilma to Bishop Zumarraga Mary appeared to his dying uncle Juan Bernardino and healed him
Our Lady of Mt Carmel
Immaculate Heart of Mary
Our Lady of Sorrows
St Patrick - Bishop and Apostle of Ireland - from Goffines Devout Instructions
The path up Croagh Patrick
Steps to Statue of St Patrick near the base of Croagh Patrick
Rules of the Reek and Statue of St Patrick located near the bottom of Croagh Patrick
Spot where St Patrick is said to have slept while on the mountain
St Patricks Oratory built in 1905 by a carpenter, an apprentice stone mason, a building contractor and his young son who spent 6 months in a tent on the peak and were assisted by 12 lnocal me
Croagh Patrick - County Mayo, Ireland - A million pilgrims a year, and 30,000 on the last Sunday in July known as Reek Sunday, make the trek up the mountain
Behold the handmaid of the Lord, Be it done unto me according to thy word
After the death of Fr Guerin the Oblates of Mary Immaculate took over the shrine and erected the Basilica of Our Lady of Hope which was consecrrated in 1900