Chaplet for the Dead

US$ 147.00

The Chaplet for the Dead is made with genuine black tourmaline beads, traditionally wire-wrapped in bronze by hand, making the rosary virtually unbreakable.  “It is a holy and wholesome thing to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from their sins.” (II Macab. 12, 46). Find Chaplet Prayers below.


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The Chaplet for the Dead contains 45 beads. It begins with the Crucifix, 5 introductory beads and 4 sets of 10 beads (40 beads). The Chaplet for the Dead always has a crucifix instead of a medal.

Black Tourmaline Wire-Wrapped Chaplet for the Dead Parts

Beads: Genuine Black Tourmaline Semiprecious Stone, Grade AAA (Brasil), 8 mm (43 beads), and 10 mm  (5 beads)
Rosary Center: 3-Way Rosary Center 3/4″ (20 mm), Pewter
Crucifix: 1 3/4″ x 1 1/8″, Brass
Bead Caps: 10, Brass
Wire: Bronze
Method: Wire-wrapped by hand
Total Length: 29″ (73 cm)
Gift box:  Included

How to pray the Chaplet for the Dead

Traditional Catholic funeral rites, like many other Catholic rituals, include a rosary prayer service on the evening before a funeral. Though pre-Christian spiritual traditions used prayer beads, the custom spread throughout Christendom during the thirteenth century and became associated with Catholic tradition.

The Chaplet for the Dead contains 45 beads. It begins with the Crucifix, 5 introductory beads and 4 sets of 10 beads (40 beads). This Chaplet has no medal. The 40 beads are in memory of the 40 hours which Our Lord is thought to have spent in Limbo.

On the Cross Say De profundis
(Psalm 129 Out of The Depths)

1 Out of the depths have I cried unto Thee,
O Lord; * Lord, hear my voice.
2 Let thine ears be attentive *
to the voice of my supplication.
3 If thou, O Lord, shalt observe our iniquities ,
* O Lord, who shall endure it?
4 For with thee there is merciful forgiveness;
* and by reason of Thy law, I have waited for Thee, O Lord.
5 My soul hath relied on His word:
* my soul hath hoped in the Lord.
6 From the morning watch even until night,
* let Israel hope in the Lord.
7 Because with the Lord there is mercy,
* and with Him plentiful redemption.
8 And he shall redeem Israel
* from all his iniquities.

Or say Pater and Ave

Or Pater: Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy Name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, As we forgive them that trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, But deliver us from evil. Amen.

Ave: Hail, Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee : Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners ; Now, and at the hour of our death. Amen.

On the Large Beads

V. Eternal rest grant unto them (him/her), O Lord.
R. And let perpetual light shine upon them (him/her).

Act of Faith
My God, I believe in Thee, because Thou art Truth itself;
I firmly believe the truths revealed to the Church.

Act of Hope
My God, I hope in Thee, because Thou art infinitely good.

Act of Charity
My God, I love Thee with all my heart, and above all things, because Thou art infinitely perfect; and I love my neighbor as myself, for the love of Thee.

(Indulgence 7 years, 7 quarantines, each time. Benedict XIV, Jan. 28, 1756.)
(Plenary once a month, if said every day. Benedict XIII, Jan. 15, 1728)
(Plenary, in articulo mortis (at the point of death) if frequently used during life. Benedict XIV, Jan. 28, 1756)

On the Small Beads

Sweet Heart of Jesus, be my love. (300 days once a day. Leo XIII, May 21, 1892)
Sweet Heart of Mary, be my salvation. (300 days each time. Pius IX, Sept. 30, 1852)

At the End

V. Eternal rest grant unto them (him/her), O Lord.
R. And let perpetual light shine upon them (him/her).

V. May they (he/she) rest in peace.
R. Amen. ✞

V. May (his/her) soul and the souls of all the faithful departed,
through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

R. Amen. ✞

May the love of God
and the peace of the Lord Jesus Christ
bless us and console us
and gently wipe every tear from our eyes.
In the name of the Father,
and of the Son,
and of the Holy Ghost.

R. Amen. ✞

Jesus, meek and humble of heart,
make my heart like unto Thine.

(300 days each time. St. Pius X, Br. July 9, 1904)

St. Joseph, model and patron
of those who love
the Sacred Heart of Jesus:
Pray for us.

(100 days once a day. Leo XIII, Dec. 19, 1891)

Published by the Confraternity of Saints Peter & Paul

At the funeral, in her beautiful prayers in the Mass of the dead, the Church with maternal solicitude places the souls of her departed children in the hands of St. Michael, that he may lead them into the kingdom of everlasting light. If St. Michael is so solicitous for the welfare of souls during their lifetime and at the hour of death, we may be certain that he will also befriend them during their stay in Purgatory, and will hasten to bring them consolation. “Michael, my Archangel,” sings the Church, “I have established thee Prince over all souls that are to be received into My Kingdom.” “Bowing down with his hands joined and placed upon the altar shortly after the elevation, the Celebrant of the Mass says: ‘We most humbly beseech Thee, Almighty God, to command these things to be carried by the hands of thy holy Angel to the Altar on high, in the sight of Thy Divine Majesty, that as many as shall partake of the most sacred Body and Blood of Thy Son at this altar may be filled with every heavenly grace and blessing.’

Ref: ’Neath Saint Michael’s Shield
Nihil Obstat, Stephanas Schappler, O.S.B.
Abbas Coadjutor Im. Conceptionis

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