Luminous Mysteries for the Souls in Purgatory

The St. Gertrude Prayer:


(According to tradition, the Lord told St. Gertrude that each time she piously recited the following prayer, He would release 1,000 souls from Purgatory.)


Eternal Father, I offer you the Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity of Your dearly beloved Son, our Lord, Jesus Christ, in union with all the Masses said throughout the world today, for all the Holy Souls in Purgatory, for sinners everywhere, those in the universal Church, and in my own home. Amen.


The Baptism of Jesus:


By the merits of Jesus at His baptism, may all the Holy Souls in Purgatory be washed clean and be brought quickly into Heaven. Eternal rest grant unto them, Oh Lord, and let your perpetual light shine upon them.


-- For all those who avoided the Sacrament of Reconciliation in this life, Our Father…

1. For all deceased fathers, Hail Mary…

2. For all fathers who supported the abortion of their children in this life, Hail Mary…

3. For all deceased mothers, Hail Mary…

4. For all mothers who supported the abortion of their children in this life, Hail Mary…

5. For all those who died with lukewarm hearts, Hail Mary…

6. For those suffering in the lowest level of Purgatory, Hail Mary…

7. For all those guilty of slander and/or gossip in this life, Hail Mary…

8. For all those who abused their bodies in this life through bad habits, Hail Mary…

9. For all deacons, priests, bishops, cardinals, and popes from every age, Hail Mary…

10. For all religious sisters detained in Purgatory, Hail Mary…

- For all those who died of alcohol- or drug-related overdose, All Glory Be…


The Wedding at Cana:


By the merits of Jesus and Mary at the Wedding in Cana, may the Holy Souls in Purgatory be assisted by the Blessed Virgin Mary and be brought to Heaven by her intercession. Eternal rest grant unto them, Oh Lord, and let your perpetual light shine upon them.


- For all those who betrayed their spouse in the marriage covenant, Our Father…

1. For all those who fell away from the Church before their death, Hail Mary…

2. For those who made knowledge an idol in their life, Hail Mary…

3. For all those who died in unforgiveness, Hail Mary…

4. For all those who mistreated the temples of their bodies in this life, Hail Mary…

5. For all those who were guilty of the sin of omission in this life, Hail Mary…

6. For those who embraced lies in this life, Hail Mary…

7. For government leaders in Purgatory from every age and every nation, Hail Mary…

8. For those who participated in witchcraft in this life, Hail Mary…

9. For those who died a self-proclaimed unbeliever, Hail Mary…

10. For those who served the false god of money, Hail Mary…

- For those who lacked charity in this life, All Glory Be…


The Proclamation of the Kingdom:


By the merits of Jesus during his Proclamation of the Kingdom, may all the Holy Souls in Purgatory finally see the Kingdom at hand and be brought into eternal glory. Eternal rest grant unto them, Oh Lord, and let your perpetual light shine upon them.


- For those who lived this life in anger, Our Father…

1. For those who struggled with gluttony in this life, Hail Mary…

2. For those who struggled with sloth in this life, Hail Mary…

3. For those who struggled with lust in this life, Hail Mary…

4. For those who struggled with greed in this life, Hail Mary…

5. For those who struggled with envy in this life, Hail Mary…

6. For those who struggled with pride in this life, Hail Mary…

7. For those who received the Blessed Sacrament unworthily in this life, Hail Mary…

8. For those who practiced false religions in this life, Hail Mary…

9. For those who took their own life and are mercifully detained in Purgatory, Hail Mary…

10. For those who took another person’s life, Hail Mary…

- For those who embraced heresy in this life, All Glory be…


The Transfiguration:


By the merits of Jesus at his Transfiguration, may all the Holy Souls in Purgatory be likewise transfigured and finally be brought into the glory of Heaven. Eternal rest grant unto them, Oh Lord, and let your perpetual light shine upon them.


- For all children and teenagers who died unexpectedly, Our Father…

1. For all adults who died unexpectedly, Hail Mary…

2. For those who avoided Holy Mass in this life, Hail Mary…

3. For those who persecuted Christians in this life, Hail Mary…

4. For those who neglected their children emotionally or physically, Hail Mary…

5. For those who misused God’s Name in this life, Hail Mary…

6. For those who were guilty of stealing in this life, Hail Mary…

7. For those who participated in new age practices, Hail Mary…

8. For those who embraced or supported homosexuality, Hail Mary…

9. For those who died with a bitter heart, Hail Mary…

10. For those who lived as agnostics in this life, Hail Mary…

- For those who lived in impurity in this life, All Glory be…


The Institution of the Eucharist:


By the merits of Jesus at the Institution of the Eucharist, may all the Holy Souls in Purgatory be admitted now into the Heavenly banquet. Eternal rest grant unto them, Oh Lord, and let your perpetual light shine upon them.


- For those who abused children in this life, Our Father…

1. For those who were abused as children and lived sinfully from the effects of it, Hail Mary…

2. For all teachers and mentors who led the youth astray, Hail Mary…

3. For all attorneys and judges who did not uphold the truth, Hail Mary…

4. For those who withheld from the poor in this life, Hail Mary…

5. For those who lived and died with hardened hearts, Hail Mary…

6. For the authors of false doctrine, Hail Mary…

7. For those who made their image an idol or false god, Hail Mary…

8. For those who participated in violence in this life, Hail Mary…

9. For those who did not pray in this life, Hail Mary…

10. For those who did not trust in God’s Mercy in this life, Hail Mary…

- For that soul in Purgatory who currently suffers the most, Hail Mary…

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