Prayers For Grieving | Roman Catholic Diocese Of Charleston

Lord, comfort those who mourn and sustain them with the hope of eternal life. Lord Jesus Christ, by your own three days in the tomb, you hallowed the graves of all who believe in you and so made the grave a sign of hope that promises resurrection even as it claims our mortal bodies.

Also, Do You Know What do you pray when you go to the graveyard?

Translation: Peace be upon you all, O inhabitants of the dwellings (i.e. the graves), amongst the believers and the Muslims. Indeed we are, Allah willing, soon to follow (to die also), we ask Allah for well-being for us and for you.

Generally What is the Catholic prayer for the dead? Prayers Immediately after Death Come to meet him/her, Angels of the Lord! Receive his/her soul and present him/her to God the Most High. May Christ, who called you, take you to himself; may Angels lead you to Abraham’s side. Give him/her eternal rest, O Lord, and may your light shine on him/her forever.

Here You Can Watch The Video Prayer for the Dying


Similarly, Pray the Holy Rosary for the Dead

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What do you say at a grave site?

Offer words about the deceased in terms of your own relationship with him/her. For example, He was a wonderful mentor to me at work, or She was there for me when I went through my divorce. For a dear friend in mourning, show signs of empathy. Say something to the effect of When you’re in pain, I’m in pain.

How do you bless the grave?

O God, by whose mercy the faithful departed find rest, bless all the graves in this hallowed place.Send your holy angels to watch over them and give comfort and hope to us who mourn.Amen.

What do you do when you visit someone’s grave?

However, to give you a start, here are a few thoughts to consider.

  1. Bring a bouquet of flowers to leave.
  2. Place a favorite photo at the grave.
  3. Decorate the grave (i.e. for Christmas or a birthday)
  4. Walk and/or kneel and pray or meditate.
  5. Talk to your loved one, sharing your plans for the future or reflecting on the past.

Why do Catholics visit cemetery?

The one who visits the cemetery is preserving the memory of the deceased for all who will visit at later times. Though there are not prescribed times for visitation at cemeteries within the Catholic tradition, many find comfort and strength on visiting the grave site of a loved one on special occasions or holidays.

What is the eternal rest prayer?

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord,And let perpetual light shine upon them.May they rest in peace.Amen.

What is the eternal rest prayer?

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord,And let perpetual light shine upon them.May they rest in peace.Amen.

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