Prayers

Prière pour les défunts
Is praying for our dead and hoping they are saved incompatible?

We would love to know whether or not our deceased loved ones are in Heaven. Is praying for our deceased and hoping they are saved incompatible? If it is impossible to know, we must trust that they are in Heaven and pray for them tirelessly.

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Heaven’s pilgrimages at the shrine of Montligeon: programs and prayer schedules

During the month devoted to the prayer for the deceased, Montligeon Heaven’s Pilgrimages will begin at the shrine on Tuesday, November 1st, with All Saints Day. In all five pilgrimages will mark the month here in Montligeon. Find out more about the celebrations and prayer […]

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The Lord’s prayer for the souls in purgatory, by Saint Mechtilde

Our Father, who art in Heaven… I beg of Thee, loving Father, to pardon the souls in purgatory for not having worshiped Thee as they ought, but for having shut their hearts to Thee who did desire to dwell there. To atone for their faults, […]

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2022 Eastertide at the shrine of Montligeon

For the 2022 Eastertide at the shrine of Montligeon: see detailed schedule below. You are most welcome to come at all times and participate in the celebrations taking place at the shrine. For Easter, come and stay at the shrine, and experience the final Lenten […]

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The prayer of Montligeon in Breton

Can one pray to Our Lady of Montligeon in Breton? The prayer to Our Lady of Montligeon was translated in breton and offered to the shrine by Tiegezh Santez Anna (Saint Ann’s Family in Breton), a private association of faithful located in the diocese of […]

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Parish priest’s prayer to St Joseph for his parishioners

How should one go about praying for one’s parish? St Joseph’s fervent friend, Fr. Buguet, founder of the Work of Montligeon wrote in 1873 a prayer to Saint Joseph to petition for his parishioners. Find out more. Prayer for my parishioners “Saint Joseph, guardian and […]

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Mary, mother of hope in purgatory

Mary, sign of hope, for all human beings. Yet can she also touch souls in purgatory?   The Roman Catholic Church professes that Mary is the mother of all human beings. Tradition asserts that Mary attends souls in purgatory. Father Buguet assumed this insight in his […]

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Montligeon on major US TV channel!

Rev. Fr. Paul Denizot was Fr. Mitch Pacwa’s guest on his EWTN-Live show on Dec. 8, 2021. Together with Martine Courvoisier, he presented the vocation of the shrine of Montligeon and the purpose of praying for the dead. Replay. Fr. Paul Denizot was the guest […]

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Should wakes still occur?

Nowadays, in some countries like France,  the ritual of the wake, especially at the home of the deceased,  seems a morbid practice from the dark ages. Why are wakes ancient history?   What is their meaning as far as the Catholic Church is concerned?   What is […]

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On November 2nd, we pray for the dead

On November 2nd, we pray for the dead. Let us all be in communion and pray for the dead. It is neither too late nor ever useless to do so. On November 2nd, we pray for the dead. For what reason does the Church celebrate […]

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