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Heroic Charity









Formula of An Act of Heroic Charity



O Holy and Adorable Trinity, desiring to aid in the relief and release of the Holy Souls in Purgatory, through my devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, I cede and renounce, on behalf of these souls, all the satisfactory part of my works, and all the suffrages which may be given to me after my death. In their entirety, I offer them to Mary, the Most Holy Mother of God, that she may use them, according to her good pleasure, for those souls of the faithful departed whom she desires to alleviate their suffering. O my God, deign to accept and bless my offering which I make to Thee through this most august Queen of Heaven and Earth. Amen."

(Pius IX, Decr. 30 September 1852) (Reference: Schouppe, Chapter 31, p.266)