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Memory Eternal for Father William

DeniseDenise

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https://oca.org/in-memoriam/archpriest-william-dubovik-jr


Today marks the 3rd year since his falling asleep.

Oddly enough, I never met him. But he was one of the Priestly driving forces in a yahoo list for converts and potential converts. 

He spoke with gentleness, never allowing all the little things to become huge arguments in the group and never taking such a hard line that converting people would just leave.

Always patient, and willing to talk to all individually, he was the only reason I never left the group, despite sliding back into sin. So I kept listening to him quietly tell everyone about the love of God and Orthodoxy, and I eventually came back.

I was received into the Church one year and a few days after his death and he was the first person I offered a prosphora to commemorate, literally before I even took communion for the first time.

Memory Eternal Father!

 

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Memory eternal!

And thank God you helped him win a crown and have become a faithful person to pray for him.
 
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