Immortal God, holy Lord, Father and Protector of all you have created, we raise our hearts to you today for those who have passed from this mortal life.
In your loving mercy, Father of all, be pleased to receive them into your heavenly company, and forgive the failings and faults they may have committed through human frailty. Your only Son, Jesus Christ, our Saviour, suffered so that he might deliver them from death. By his merits may they share in the glory of his victory over sin and death.
For all the faithful who have died we pray, but in particular for those dear to us, parents, relatives and friends. Nor do we forget all who did good to us while on earth, who helped us by their prayers, sacrifice and example. We pray also for any who may have done us harm, and stand in special need of your forgiveness.
May the merits and prayers of our Virgin Mother, Mary, and those of all the Angels and Saints, speak for us and assist them now.
This we ask through Jesus Christ our Lord.