Item #: HC9-362E
Size: 2.5'' x 4.5''
Our Price: $0.89
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Reach out to someone experiencing loss with this Comfort for Those Who Mourn Laminated Holy Card.


Death and loss are some of the most difficult parts of life to understand, but as Catholics we believe there can be life after death for those who we love and miss. 


This full-color, laminated prayer card printed in Italy features a moving image of the Blessed Mother mourning the death of her Beloved Son after His passion and words of comfort from Jesuit theologian Karl Rahner for those who mourn. 


Available in singles or in packs of 25. 


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The great and sad mistake of many people, among them even pious persons, is to imagine that those whom death has taken leave us. They do not leave us. They Remain!..Where are they? In the darkness? Oh, no! It is we who are in darkness. We do not see them, but they see us, Their eyes, radiant with glory, are fixed upon our eyes full of tears. Oh, infinite consolation! Though invisible to us, our dead dead are not absent.


I have often reflected upon the surest comfort for those who mourn. It is this: a firm faith in the real and continual presence of our loved ones; it is the clear and penetrating conviction that death has not destroyed them, nor carried them away. They are not even absent, but living near to us, transfigured: having lost in the glorious change no delicacy of their souls, no tenderness of their hearts, nor special preference in their affection: on the contrary, having in depth and fervor of devotion, grown larger a hundredfold. Death is for the good, a translation into light, into power, into love. Those who on earth were only ordinary Christians, become perfect; those who were beautiful become good; those who were good become sublime.

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