(Rachel – The Poor Soul)
Rachel (the poor soul who has been appearing to Maureen this week) comes.
She says: “Praise be to Jesus. I wish to thank everyone who has been praying for me; I am closer to Heaven now. See.”
(She motions towards her clothes which are not as shabby looking.)
“I wanted to let the people know that the poor souls – while they suffer much – still have a profound inner peace deep within their hearts, for they know they are saved and will eventually be welcomed into Paradise for all eternity.”
“Their sufferings are made bearable by virtue of this knowledge. These souls realize Purgatory is indeed a grace. The souls here, of which I am one, desire to be purified no matter the intensity of the flames – the desolation or the longing for God's Presence. They realize that purification is their passport into Heaven.”
“Please understand that no sacrifice, no matter how small if offered with love for the souls in Purgatory, is unworthy. These souls await the smallest prayer – the most seemingly insignificant sacrifice which, given with love – renders relief and consolation.”
“I pass this information on to you as a grace for the relief of many. Those who practice charity towards us – the poor souls – will find their own Purgatory mitigated.”