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Topic: death

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Day of the Dead/ Dia de los Muertos Prayer

Creator of the Universe, in your grace you promise us that those who die still live in Your presence. Their spirits have simply been transformed but have not ended.  I pray in gratitude and hope for my family, relatives and friends that have gone before me, and for all the dead known to You alone.

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“It will be good to die like Sister did, but for that we have to live as she did. She did not think even once that she had to be judged ... she ran toward Jesus with the greatest love but without a particle of fear.”

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“On the Feast of All Saints, raise up your heart to God and ask [God] to obtain for you a place among the blessed in heaven. How happy we shall be there!”

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“We again offered up to heaven the sacrifices of all that we loved, and we thought of those who were weeping for us.”

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“She was all this time a good Sister of Providence, and her loss is keenly felt, by none however so deeply as by me.”

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“You do well to pray for me. Ask for me especially the grace of a good death.”

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“As I said before, love caused her death. Love broke the bonds that held her soul captive. What a death! Oh, no, not death, but rather the beginning of life - and what a life!”

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“I said to myself, thus does life pass, now calm, now agitated, but at last the end is attained.”

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“You can never imagine the void the death of Sister St. Francis has left in our house. I not only miss her, but it seems to me I have lost a part of my life. Day and night she is present in my mind.”

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“...nothing can rob you of your joy when you will be reunited to those in heaven from whom you were obliged to be separated on Earth.”

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“Obtain for me that my death may not be an unprovided one and that I may always be ready to say to the Lord when he calls, "My God, here I am."”

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“Especially let us never forget that if we wish to die like the saints we must live like them.”

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December 8
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
“O Mary, without spot, protect thy house of the Woods!”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin