|Question Title||Posted By||Question Date|
|The Heroic Act for Holy Souls||lisa||Tuesday, October 29, 2019|
Dear Brother Ignatius Mary,
|Question Answered by Bro. Ignatius Mary, OMSM(r), LTh, DD
An Heroic Act is defined by Fr. Hardon's the Modern Catholic Dictionary as
To your Question #1: No, offering Heroic Acts does not mean more suffering in this life. It means that any benefits you receive because of the sufferings you endure will not be applied to you, but to those in purgatory.
Question #2: You offer this by a simple prayer offering to God all your sufferings, indulgences, and benefit you may receive after death to the souls in purgatory.
Question #3: there no need for "retrospective offering." When you offer all of your suffering and satisfactions of this life, and the benefits after death, you are automatically offering all you have.
Praise God for your sacrifice. The devil will try to talk you out of it. Resist him.
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