INTRODUCTION This section attempts to provide ways of saving souls - our own and those of our loved ones. A small amount of effort during life saves a whole lot of suffering in the next, as God has a great exchange rate. The idea is to prepare now, and make things easier when your end arrives.
How you live is important, but how you die is everything. Even in hopeless cases, a simple apology could get you over the line. Here are some devotions which might make all the difference to your last moments, and those of your family.
As the human race nears its end, God has provided us with many devotions, so that we can bring souls to Him.
Divine Mercy 187 Jesus said: Call upon My mercy on behalf of sinners; I desire their salvation. When you say this prayer, with a contrite heart and with faith on behalf of some sinner, I will give him the grace of conversion. This is the prayer:
"O Blood and Water which gushed forth from the Heart of Jesus as a Fount of Mercy for us, I trust in you." (Diary 186, 187)
O Jesus, Divine Redeemer, be merciful to us and to the whole world. Amen. Strong God, holy God, immortal God, have mercy on us and on the whole world. Amen. Grace and mercy, O my Jesus, during present dangers; cover us with Your Precious Blood. Amen. Eternal Father, grant us mercy through the Blood of Jesus Christ, Your only Son; grant us mercy, we beseech You. Amen, Amen, Amen.
1 I am the Lord, thy God, thou shalt not have strange gods before Me.
Have I sinned against Religion by seriously believing in New Age, Scientology, Astrology, Horoscopes, Fortune-telling, Superstition or engaging in the Occult? Did I endanger my Catholic Faith or cause scandal by associating with anti-Catholic groups & associations (e.g., the Freemasons)? Have fame, fortune, money, career, pleasure, etc. replaced God as my highest priority? Have I neglected my daily prayers? Read more