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Friday, October 28, 2005
Mission to Empty Purgatory

There is a wonderful website called the Mission to Empty Purgatory. St. Padre Pio repeatedly called for prayers and prayed for the souls in purgatory. Purgatory is a Catholic Dogma and a required belief of the faith. (For more info. see that link)

What strikes me the most is that this site is trying to estimate the number in purgatory based on past pop. numbers. And, they say that if ever Catholic alive today were to say the prayer of St. Gertrude then purgatory would be empty. (Note: we have no idea how many souls are in purgatory that is merely an estimate showing us that many prayers are needed for those that have gone before us.)

This prayer of St. Gertrude is the foundation of prayer for this site, and Jesus Christ, Our Lord, promised to St. Gertrude that whenever the prayer is said that 1,000 souls would be released from the fires of cleansing there. Think about the great wonders we could do and pray for these people that can't pray for themselves.

Visit the Mission to Empty Purgatory and pledge some prayers.

The St. Gertrude prayer:

Eternal Father, I offer Thee the Most Precious Blood of Thy Divine Son, Jesus, in union with the Masses said throughout the world today, for all the Holy Souls in Purgatory, for sinners everywhere, for sinners in the Universal Church, those in my own home and within my family. Amen.

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del_button June 26, 2007 at 5:40 AM
Anonymous said...

Please pledge your prayers at this website!

del_button May 19, 2010 at 4:43 PM
Anonymous said...

100 prayers done...900 to go for this pledge.

del_button July 25, 2012 at 8:11 AM
Anonymous said...

Purgatory is real...saints have seen it

del_button December 3, 2013 at 8:37 PM
Anonymous said...

This is a request to kindly update the MTEP website. It was last updated on June 21, 2012. Having the latest update is an incentive to us and gives us a boost to pray St. Gertrude's prayer more often, for the souls in purgatory, when we know how many more prayers are needed for us to reach our goal.

del_button July 18, 2016 at 5:26 AM
Anonymous said...

The site is updated on a regular basis again.

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