The Warrior Ethos: I will never leave a fallen comrade.
The Warrior Ethos of the United States Army is ours as well. We are surrounded by a great company our Church refers to as the “Communion of Saints.” The Communion of Saints is thus said to comprise the Church Militant (those alive on earth), the Church Penitent (those undergoing purification in Purgatory in preparation for heaven), and the Church Triumphant (those already in heaven).
This Communion of Saints of which we belong endeavors never to leave someone who has fallen into sin and suffering. “Following in the footsteps of Christ, the Christian faithful have always endeavored to help one another on the path leading to the heavenly Father through prayer, the exchange of spiritual goods and penitential expiation. The more they have been immersed in the fervor of charity, the more they have imitated Christ in his sufferings, carrying their crosses in expiation for their own sins and those of others, certain that they could help their brothers to obtain salvation from God the Father of mercies. This is the very ancient dogma of the Communion of the Saints, whereby the life of each individual son of God in Christ and through Christ is joined by a wonderful link to the life of all his other Christian brothers in the supernatural unity of the Mystical Body of Christ till, as it were, a single mystical person is formed” (Enchiridion, p. 127-128).
One of the charisms of the Knights of Divine Mercy is to offer prayer and sacrifices for those in need. We join with the Communion of Saints in this sacrificial offering for your prayer requests. Our Knights will check the requests below on a regular basis, and offer prayers and sacrifices for your intentions.
Please use the comments section below to make your specific prayer request.
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