Prayers To Pray At The Cemetery

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Many of us don’t know how to pray at a grave, but did you know there are specific prayers you can pray? Read below to find 5 useful prayers you can pray when visiting the local cemetary.

Cemetery Prayer #1

O God, by Whose mercy the faithful departed find rest,
send Your holy angel to watch over this grave,
through Christ our Lord.


Cemetery Prayer #2

May God remember forever my dear ones,

(Name them),

who have gone to their eternal rest.
May they be at one with the One Who is life eternal.
May the beauty of their lives shine forevermore,
and may my life always bring honor to their memory.


Cemetery Prayer #3

Eternal rest grant unto (Name), O Lord,
and let perpetual light shine upon him/her.
May (Name) rest in peace.
May (Name’s) soul
and the souls of all the faithful departed,
through the mercy of God,
rest in peace.


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