Such charity lovingly bestowed on the holy souls of our dear departed will call down rich blessings upon us, and obtain for us strength to endure our own sufferings.
"Know ye that the Lord will hear your prayers if you continue with perseverance in fastings and prayers, in the sight of the Lord." (Judith iv.11.)
Prayer: Grant us, O Lord! the grace to walk before Thee in penance and mortification, and in these works to remember the souls in Purgatory. Deign to accept what we in the spirit of charity offer for the comfort and relief of these penitent souls. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Special Intercession: Pray for the souls of those who bestowed the merit of their mortification upon the holy souls.
Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them; may they rest in peace. Amen. (Three times)
Practice: Perform an act of mortification for the souls in Purgatory.
Invocation: My Jesus, mercy!