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Almighty God, Father of goodness and love, have mercy on the poor suffering souls, and grant Thine aid:
To my dear parents and ancestors; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To my brothers and sisters and other near relatives; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To my benefactors, spiritual and temporal; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To my former friends and subjects; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To all for whom love or duty bids me pray; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those who have suffered disadvantage or harm through me; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those who have offended me; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To all those who are especially beloved by Thee; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those whose release is at hand; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those who desire most to be united with Thee; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those who endure the greatest suffering; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those whose release is most remote; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those who are least remembered; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those who are most deserving on account of their services to the Church; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the rich, who now are the most destitute; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the mighty, who now are as lowly servants; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the blind, who now see their folly; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the frivolous, who spent their time in idleness; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the poor, who did not seek the treasures of Heaven; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the tepid, who devoted little time to prayer; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the indolent, who were negligent in performing good works; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those of little faith, who neglected the frequent reception of the Sacraments; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the habitual sinners, who owe their salvation to a miracle of grace; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To parents who failed to watch over their children; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To superiors who were not solicitous for the salvation of those entrusted to them; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the souls of those who strove for hardly anything but riches and pleasures; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the worldly-minded, who failed to use their wealth and talents in the service of God; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those who witnessed the death of others, but would not think of their own; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those who did not provide for the great journey beyond, and the days of tribulation; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those whose judgment is so severe because of the great things entrusted to them; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the popes, rulers, kings and princes; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the bishops and their counselors; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To my teachers and spiritual advisors; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the deceased priests of this diocese; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To all the priests and religious of the whole Catholic Church;
Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To the defenders of the Holy Faith; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those who died on the battlefield; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those who are buried in the sea; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those who died of stroke or heart attack; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those who died without the last rites of the Church; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To those who shall die within the next twenty-four hours; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
To my own poor soul when I shall have to appear before Thy judgment seat; Jesus, Mary, Joseph! My Jesus, mercy.
V. O Lord, grant eternal rest to all the souls of the faithful departed,
R. And let perpetual light shine upon them.
V. May they rest in peace.
R. Amen.


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