Lord, incline thine ear unto our prayers, wherein we right devoutly call upon thy mercy, that thou wilt bestow the souls of thy servants, both men and women, which thou hast commanded to depart from this world, in the country of peace and rest, and further cause them to be made partners with thy saints. By Christ our Lord. So be it.
Gospel: Today on #AllSoulsDay, when we remember our faithful departed, the church offers us John 6, where Jesus promises eternal life to those who believe. Sometimes even faithful Christians tell me they have a hard time believing in the afterlife, or eternal life. In response… pic.twitter.com/3AGSrDxUb3
— James Martin, SJ (@JamesMartinSJ) November 2, 2019