At Fatima Our Lady made two great requests: Daily Rosary and Consecration to her Immaculate Heart. One way to accomplish the latter is to do the 33 day novena prayer composed by Fr Michael Gaitley. If one begins tomorrow Nov 5, it will complete on Dec 8th, the great Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. There is an online version of the novena accessible at https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-eChbWa9e_sRWYzMUtRWm1BdDFXTFA2V1UxdFpub3V4ckJJ. If you are not familiar with IT, there should be somebody in the family who can assist you.
This November I’ve been talking to parishioners about the gift of Indulgences by which we can assist our departed loved ones. This is what I put into this week’s newsletter. It is followed up by a more detailed description from the Irish Bishops’ Conference.
Indulgences are spiritual intercessions offered for the faithful departed who are undergoing the purification of Purgatory. They can also be…
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