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  1. Paisius

    Falling asleep of forum member

    Hello everyone, I see that there is a sticky on this, but I wanted to let everyone know that my beloved husband and soulmate, the user Paisius (birth name Joseph Daniel Davis), fell asleep in the Lord suddenly and unexpectedly back on July 18.  He spent 38 years on this Earth and I was blessed...
  2. Paisius

    Prayer for discernment

    Please pray for my wife and I as we discern whether or not to have a baby.
  3. Paisius

    Murdered priest

    Please pray for Fr Renee Robert. He was kidnapped and then killed by a man he had helped in the past. He was well known for his generosity. It's really heartbreaking. http://www.news4jax.com/news/florida/st-johns-county/family-says-body-of-missing-priest-found
  4. Paisius

    Mental Illness

    I was diagnosed with schizophrenia last week. Please pray for my family and myself as we learn to live with it. I'm still dealing with the shock of it all and I'm struggling with understanding who to tell and how considering the stigma and fear associated with the disease. Thank you all very much.
  5. Paisius

    Recently departed

    Please pray for Karin who passed away a few days ago.
  6. Paisius

    For the newly departed Nicholas

    Memory eternal!
  7. Paisius

    Natural marriage vs sacramental marriage

    I was hoping someone could help me with this. There are some subjects that are kinda hard to research online because when you google them you get a gazillion Catholic websites that just explain the current Catholic position without a lot of background. Can someone point me to some patristic...
  8. Paisius

    Friend's terminal illness

    Please pray for Karin who is terminally ill. Doctors say she has 1-3 months.
  9. Paisius

    Weird Church Signs

    I thought it might be fun to post some of the more funny/outrageous/sad/weird church signs that we run across from time to time. I'll start with one I saw tonight on a local Presbyterian church. Warning: Stop, drop and roll will not work..... In Hell
  10. Paisius

    difficulty with insurance company

    My wife was supposed to have back fusion surgery yesterday.  Less than 24 hours before, we found out that insurance has denied it as not medically necessary, even though her doctor says this is what she needs.  Her doctor is fighting their response, and so is she, but please pray that the...
  11. Paisius

    Non-Orthodox baptism

    I have an interesting question. Would it be possible for a mother who is not Orthodox to have their infant baptized Orthodox if they have an Orthodox godparent?
  12. Paisius

    6 yr old with brain tumor

    a 6 year old young boy named Caleb has just been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor.  Please pray for him and the strength that I am sure his parents (Jana and Kevin) will need in the days and weeks to come.  Thank you. 
  13. Paisius

    Sister fell asleep

    My sister passed away unexpectedly today. Her name is Brenda. Please pray for her.
  14. Paisius

    Wife's surgery

    My wife Andrea is having back surgery tomorrow. Please pray for her.
  15. Paisius

    Friend's father in law passed away

    My friend Jon and his fiancée Beth got married last night and after the wedding her father Barry died of a massive heart attack. Please pray for Barry and for the family. 
  16. Paisius

    Cancer patient, probably won't make it through the night

    My stepson's paternal grandmother Peggy has been battling cancer for a number of years now. She was told a couple of months ago there was nothing else that could be done. She has deteriorated drastically over the past week or so. Her breathing is slowing down and she probably won't make it...
  17. Paisius

    Egypt Muslims to act as "human shields" at Coptic Christmas Eve mass

    From Ahram online: Link
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    Prayers for the departed

    Please pray for Ann who fell asleep in the Lord yesterday. She was a Roman Catholic nun her entire adult life. She was 97 years old. Memory eternal!