Stories about Purgatory: And What They Reveal

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This book was written to impress upon its readers many truths about Purgatory -- first, that it exists; second, that the souls detained there suffer long and excruciating pains, and that they desperately need our prayers and sacrifices; and that we ourselves should strive mightily to avoid Purgatory. Confirms in the reader\'s heart a healthy and holy respect for the sufferings endured by the Holy Souls, such that he will always remember them in his prayers. Impr. 169 pgs, PB ...
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Overview


This book was written to impress upon its readers many truths about Purgatory -- first, that it exists; second, that the souls detained there suffer long and excruciating pains, and that they desperately need our prayers and sacrifices; and that we ourselves should strive mightily to avoid Purgatory. Confirms in the reader\'s heart a healthy and holy respect for the sufferings endured by the Holy Souls, such that he will always remember them in his prayers. Impr. 169 pgs, PB
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780895557995
  • Publisher: TAN Books
  • Publication date: 8/28/2005
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 169
  • Sales rank: 889,828
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Table of Contents

1 First Day-A Day of Fervent Prayer that Many Souls in Purgatory May Be Admitted to the Joys of Paradise 1
2 Second Day-A Day of Supplication for All the Faithful Departed 5
3 Third Day-A Day of Prayer for Those Who Suffer Most in Purgatory 10
4 Fourth Day-A Day of Prayer for the Souls Longest in Purgatory 14
5 Fifth Day-A Day of Prayer for Deceased Parents and Relatives 19
6 Sixth Day-A Day of Prayer for Deceased Friends and Benefactors 25
7 Seventh Day-A Day of Prayer for Poor Souls Who Have None to Pray for Them 29
8 Eighth Day-A Day of Prayer for the Souls in Purgatory Who during Life Were Most Devoted to the Blessed Sacrament 34
9 Ninth Day-A Day of Prayer for the Souls in Purgatory Who during Life Were Most Devoted to Our Blessed Lady 39
10 Tenth Day-A Day of Prayer for the Souls in Purgatory Who during Life Were Most Devoted to St. Joseph 42
11 Eleventh Day-A Day of Prayer for All the Faithful Who Died during the Past Year 50
12 Twelfth Day-A Day of Prayer for Deceased Priests and Religious 54
13 Thirteenth Day-A Day of Prayer for Those Who While on Earth Were Most Fervent in Praying for the Souls in Purgatory 59
14 Fourteenth Day-A Day of Prayer for the Souls in Purgatory Who during Life Were Most Devoted to the Holy Angels 66
15 Fifteenth Day-A Day of Prayer for the Soul Who Is Richest in Merit 71
16 Sixteenth Day-A Day of Humility to Atone For Souls Suffering for Sins of Pride 75
17 Seventeenth Day-A Day of Prayer for Souls Suffering for Sins of Anger and Impatience 81
18 Eighteenth Day-A Day of Prayer for Souls Suffering for Sins of Intemperance 86
19 Nineteenth Day-A Day of Charity to Atone for Souls Suffering for Sins against This Virtue 92
20 Twentieth Day-A Day of Prayer for Souls Suffering in Purgatory on Our Account 96
21 Twenty-first Day-A Day of Prayer for Souls Whom Our Blessed Lady Is Most Desirous To Have Released from Purgatory 99
22 Twenty-second Day-A Day of Prayer for the Souls in Purgatory Who Were Most Devoted to the Sacred Heart 105
23 Twenty-third Day-A Day of Prayer for Those Who Died Suddenly and without Preparation 109
24 Twenty-fourth Day-A Day of Prayer for Souls Suffering for Sins of Detraction 115
25 Twenty-fifth Day-A Day of Prayer for Souls Who while on Earth Were Most Devoted to The Sacred Passion 122
26 Twenty-sixth Day-A Day of Prayer for Souls Suffering for Attachment to Earthly Things 127
27 Twenty-seventh Day-A Day of Prayer for Those Who Were Members of Pious Confraternities and Sodalities 133
28 Twenty-eighth Day-A Day of Fervor to Atone for Souls Suffering for Negligence in Spiritual Duties 138
29 Twenty-ninth Day-A Day of Prayer for Souls Nearest to Being Released 142
30 Thirtieth Day-A Day of Prayer for All the Faithful Departed, Especially for Those Who Died during this Month 146
Appendix I Prayers for the Souls in Purgatory 155
Appendix II How to Gain a Plenary Indulgence 163
Appendix III The Dies Irae 167
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