The prayers linked to this page are reproduced from the St Andrew Bible Missal by the Catholic Medical Association (UK).

 “People who are dying may, often, seem to be unconscious or semi responsive. We know that often enough there is good awareness, and that, even though there may be no response, they will participate in prayers and listen. The prayers below may be said therefore, firstly because they are effective prayers to help the dying on their journey to meet Our Lord, and secondly because, if said aloud in the presence of the person dying, that person will know those who care and love them are near. They may of course be said more than once, though the time they allow you to spend praying with the person who is dying will mean that frequent repetition is not required.”

Dr Adrian Treloar

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