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Catholic Prayer: Prayer for the Dead

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This is the traditional prayer of the Church for the dead.

Prayer:

Eternal rest, grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen.

Prayer Source: Catholic Family Handbook, The by Rev. George A. Kelly, Random House, Inc., New York, 1959
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