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Re: For my health [Re: Irish Melkite] #339918 12/23/09 01:07 PM
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Prayers during this most difficult time!

Re: For my health [Re: Job] #339928 12/23/09 03:05 PM
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May our Lord have mercy on His servant, Mark and alleviate him of suffering in this difficult time. Kyrie Eleison!

Re: For my health [Re: DTBrown] #339934 12/23/09 04:35 PM
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Praying for the Mercies of God to be upon Our Brother in Christ.

Re: For my health [Re: Kathleen Elsie] #339948 12/23/09 05:50 PM
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Lord, have mercy, bring comfort to Mark, Your servant!
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Re: For my health [Re: Communion of Saints] #340219 12/29/09 06:54 AM
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The professor's condition continues to worsen. From his blog:

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I’m sorry I haven’t posted. I’m daunted by the task, and can’t give you as much as I’d like, for all of the expected reasons: Increased pain and shortness of breath, weakness and shakiness (?). Forgive typos.


May the Lord give peace and comfort to his servant, Mark, relieving him of pain.

Lest any fear that he is despairing however, he wrote this near the end of that same posting:

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Sharon (nurse's aide) was crying as she took my hand and said this was going to be the best Christmas ever because I was surrounded by people who loved me. That’s when I started crying, when I realized the truth of what she said, and we had a room of ten wet eyes.

Everything was uphill after that.


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"One day all our ethnic traits ... will have disappeared. Time itself is seeing to this. And so we can not think of our communities as ethnic parishes, ... unless we wish to assure the death of our community."
Re: For my health [Re: Irish Melkite] #340248 12/29/09 09:56 PM
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Prayers continue, may the Lord comfort Mark in body, mind and spirit...

Re: For my health [Re: Jakub.] #340715 01/06/10 07:07 AM
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The Professor has weakened considerably, eating very little in the past few days. A friend and his priest remained with him throughout the night yesterday and, from the remarks posted, it seems likely that the time of both an end and a new beginning may be very close. I have posted a comment to the blog, asking that he be told that his brothers and sisters here are keeping him in our prayers.

Lord, hold your servant, Mark, close to You, preserve him from pain, forgive him all the sins that he has committed by word or deed or omission, and make him ready to meet You.


"One day all our ethnic traits ... will have disappeared. Time itself is seeing to this. And so we can not think of our communities as ethnic parishes, ... unless we wish to assure the death of our community."
Re: For my health [Re: Irish Melkite] #340722 01/06/10 01:14 PM
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May the Lord have mercy on Mark/Clay in these last days, forgiving him every sin and bestowing abundant grace upon his soul.

I pray that the Lord will alleviate any pain and that his guardian angel and all the angels will deliver him, when the time comes, with much love and comfort to the loving embrace of our Father in Heaven...Amen.

Kyrie Eleison!

Re: For my health [Re: Alice] #340733 01/06/10 04:57 PM
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May the blessed Theotokos spread her mantle of comfort upon Mark, drawing him ever nearer to the love of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Re: For my health [Re: Penthaetria] #340773 01/07/10 05:26 AM
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Amen to all the prayers above.
Keeping Mark in prayers.
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Re: For my health [Re: Communion of Saints] #340813 01/07/10 05:33 PM
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Our brother in Christ reposed in the Lord at 1:45 this morning.

May his memory be eternal.

Re: For my health [Re: Penthaetria] #340823 01/07/10 07:39 PM
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Thank you for letting us know.
Eternal memory.
Eternal rest grant unto his soul and may perpetual light shine upon him!
With prayers,
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Re: For my health [Re: Communion of Saints] #340851 01/08/10 01:08 AM
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Blessed repose, and Eternal memory!

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Re: For my health [Re: Hieromonk Elias] #340854 01/08/10 01:17 AM
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May he rest in peace!

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Re: For my health [Re: Amadeus] #340863 01/08/10 02:28 AM
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This is so sad...may our Lord God have mercy on the soul of Clay/Mark and forgive him all his sins.

May his memory be eternal to God in His Kingdom. Amen.

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