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MLynn Necaise
MLynn Necaise • 1 year ago

Missa defunctorum, or in English Mass of the Dead. (a.k.a. Requiem). In the old days, when someone died, family, friends and acquaintances of the deceased prayed for the repose of the person's soul. It was "look forward" not a look backward as are present day practices.

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Go to Mass and Eucharistic Adoration. Have an active prayer life and live the faith you have been given so as to draw nearer to Jesus. Let the Sacraments nourish your life-- see, that's grace and surrender to God getting into every nook and cranny. Pray never to be separated from Him. He is the very best company of the very best quality.

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"Without Me, you can do nothing." Actually, Adele inadvertently alludes to why I go to Eucharistic Adoration: I have insecurities, and the Lord points them out to me. But He also provides a safe place in which we can confront them together-- so I can offer them up to Him for healing. In the words "Jesus, I trust in You" is His implicit question "do you believe that I can do this for you?"

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