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O Holy St. Demetrius pray to God for us!

« on: November 11, 2009, 11:32:24 AM »

In honor of Armistice Day/Rememberance Day/Veterans Day, let us pray for all of our soldiers who have served, are serving, their families, and may the Memory of those who have fallen asleep be Eternal!


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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2009, 11:44:29 AM »

Lord, have mercy on and keep safe all those who serve and their loved ones!

Memory Eternal to all those who have laid down their lives in order to ensure freedom for others!


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« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2009, 12:12:08 PM »

May the souls of the faithfully departed rest in peace.

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« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2009, 01:30:03 PM »

A warm thank you to all those who sered our great nation in defense of our freedom.
And May the Memory of those soldiers who gave their lives in our defense, be Eternal.

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« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2009, 01:44:14 PM »


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« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2009, 02:09:45 PM »

Lord have Mercy.
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« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2009, 05:38:09 PM »

+Eternal Memory.

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« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2009, 06:09:29 PM »

Memory Eternal!

Oh! sleep in peace where poppies grow;
The torch your falling hands let go
Was caught by us, again held high,
A beacon light in Flanders sky
That dims the stars to those below.
You are our dead, you held the foe,
And ere the poppies cease to blow,
We'll prove our faith in you who lie
In Flanders Fields.

Oh! rest in peace, we quickly go
To you who bravely died, and know
In other fields was heard the cry,
For freedom's cause, of you who lie,
So still asleep where poppies grow,
In Flanders Fields.

As in rumbling sound, to and fro,
The lightning flashes, sky aglow,
The mighty hosts appear, and high
Above the din of battle cry,
Scarces heard amidst the guns below,
Are fearless hearts who fight the foe,
And guard the place where poppies grow.
Oh! sleep in peace, all you who lie
In Flanders Fields.

And still the poppies gently blow,
Between the crosses, row by row.
The larks, still bravely soaring high,
Are singing now their lullaby
To you who sleep where poppies grow
In Flanders Fields.

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« Reply #8 on: November 11, 2009, 06:52:00 PM »

Lord have mercy on all those who suffer and die because of warfare and violence, and make their memories to be eternal.

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« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2009, 11:56:02 PM »

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord and let light perpetual shine upon them!

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« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2009, 12:01:07 AM »

My thoughts are with them.
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« Reply #11 on: November 12, 2009, 08:15:00 AM »

I was asked privately by some OC.net members, why am I not contributing to this thread. Answer: I am deliberately not praying on this occasion, because of my convictions about the US militarism.

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« Reply #12 on: November 12, 2009, 08:27:56 AM »

Lord, have mercy. Memory eternal.

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« Reply #13 on: November 12, 2009, 10:19:22 AM »

Lord have mercy and remember the American veterans past and present who sacrificed so much and grant wisdom to the elected politicians who often lack wisdom in commanding these brave men and women.

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« Reply #14 on: November 19, 2009, 12:48:41 AM »

Lord, have mercy!
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