Pray for the Departed Souls!!
“We have loved them during life; let us not abandon them in death, until we have conducted them by our prayers in the house of the Lord.” – St. Ambrose (d. 397)
In the month of November, the Church commemorates all her faithful children who have departed from this life. Christ’s mercy and love encompasses all people. He desires the salvation of all and so we come to Him with confidence that Christ will have mercy on all the departed souls.
The Church has always taught us to pray for those who have gone into eternity. In the Old Testament, prayers and