Dying

All People
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Most Merciful Jesus, lover of souls, I pray by the agony of Your Most Sacred Heart and by the sorrows of Your Immaculate Mother, wash in Your Blood the sinners of the whole world who are now in their agony and will die this day.

Heart of Jesus, once in agony, pity the dying. St Joseph, true spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, pray for them. Amen.


A Dying Person 
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O God, be gracious to them;
 O God, have mercy on them; 
O God, forgive them their sins!  
O God the Father, have mercy on them; 
O Jesus, be gracious to them; 
O Holy Spirit, strengthen them!  
O God the Father, do not reject them; 
O Jesus, do not abandon them; 
O God the Holy Spirit, do not forsake them!
O my God, into Thy hands I commend their spirit; 
O Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on them! 
O Jesus, Son of Mary, have mercy on them!

Holy Mary, Mother of God, assist them!
Holy Mary, protect them from the evil spirit!
Holy Mary, turn thine eyes of mercy upon them!
O Mary, Mother of mercy, obtain grace for them from thy dear Son!
Come to Their aid, O Mary, in this Their anguish and need!
O Mary, enclose them in thy Sacred Heart!
O Mary, commend them to thy Son, present them to thy Son, 
reconcile them with thy Son!

St. Joseph, obtain for them grace and mercy!
St. Joseph, assist them in their struggle against the enemy of their salvation!
St. Joseph, to thee do they entrust their soul: do thou save it for them!
St. Joseph, remember me, and obtain mercy for me!

O Holy Guardian Angel, do not abandon them but fight for their soul 
and preserve them from the evil one!

All Holy Saints, pray for them.

Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, into Thy hands accept their spirit! 


Prayer of Commendation – As Death Approaches
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Go forth, Christian soul, from this world
in the name of God the almighty Father,
who created you,
in the name of Jesus Christ, Son of the living God,
who suffered for you,
in the name of the Holy Spirit,
who was poured out upon you,
go forth, faithful Christian.

May you live in peace this day,
may your home be with God in Zion,
with Mary, the Virgin Mother of God,
with Joseph, and all the Angels and Saints.

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