ENCORE: St. Patrick’s Purgatory, Ireland
Take a spiritual journey with Deacon Tom and Mary Jane Fox to St. Patrick’s Purgatory in Lough Derg, Ireland. Today, it is Europe’s oldest pilgrimage destination offering peace and tranquility. Over the last 1500 years, pilgrims have been coming here from throughout Europe for this extraordinary spiritual experience.
During our journey, you will hear about:
- What do St. Patrick and purgatory have to do with each other?
- Who would visit such an Island named Purgatory?
- What if people I know don’t believe in Purgatory –what do I say?
- Much, much more!
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Jewel For The Journey:
By Christ’s Passion, our weakness was cured. By His Resurrection death was conquered. Still, we have to be sorrowful for the world, as well as joyful in the Lord, sorrowful in penance, joyful in gratitude. – St. Ambrose of Milan
The Prayer of St. Gertrude the Great for the Souls in Purgatory:
Eternal Father, I offer Thee the Most Precious Blood of Thy Divine Son, Jesus, in union with the Masses said throughout the world today, for all the Holy Souls in Purgatory, for sinners everywhere, for sinners in the universal Church, those in my own home, and within my family.
Payer for the Souls in Purgatory:
Eternal Rest grant unto them O Lord, may their souls and the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace.
A Closer Look at St. Patrick’s Purgatory:
Where is the St. Patrick’s Purgatory Located?
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