Prayer for All Souls' Day

French holy card from Our Lady's Tears
Dear souls of the dead,
you are still remembered by my family;
you are most worthy of our perpetual remembrance,
especially you, my grandparents, my parents,
also our relatives, children,
and everyone whom death
took away from our home.
I invite you to this annual feast.
We pray that this feast be agreeable to you,
just like the memory of you is to us. Amen.

(I believe this prayer is of Lithuanian origin, but whatever it's history, I found it lovely.)

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