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« on: December 19, 2009, 03:17:06 PM »

Please pray for those that broke into my parish last night!

The folks broke through a stained glass window, took the chalice and diskos, a lot of wine, several candelabras, and took food that we were planning to give out next Monday for the homeless in the neighborhood. All these things are replaceable, and no one was hurt.

However, just pray for those who stole those things. Let us all pray that they have time to repent for this time in their lives, and that their souls may be saved!

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« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2009, 03:17:57 PM »

Lord have mercy!
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« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2009, 03:23:57 PM »

Lord have Mercy.
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« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2009, 03:26:42 PM »

Lord have mercy!

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« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2009, 03:32:19 PM »

Lord, have mercy and bring those responsible to justice!
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« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2009, 03:42:46 PM »

However, just pray for those who stole those things. Let us all pray that they have time to repent for this time in their lives, and that their souls may be saved!

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« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2009, 04:13:21 PM »

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« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2009, 04:15:00 PM »

Lord have mercy!

Our Church was robbed, and they took the relics, which of course cannot be replaced.
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« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2009, 04:17:54 PM »

Please pray for those that broke into my parish last night!

The folks broke through a stained glass window, took the chalice and diskos, a lot of wine, several candelabras, and took food that we were planning to give out next Monday for the homeless in the neighborhood. All these things are replaceable, and no one was hurt.

However, just pray for those who stole those things. Let us all pray that they have time to repent for this time in their lives, and that their souls may be saved!

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If someone Does something like this .Do you have to have the church reconsecrated ,God Only Knows what else they might of did to Desecrate the Holy Place other than just theft....

Sorry to Hear this ....
Lord Have Mercy ! Amen Amen ..
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« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2009, 04:21:54 PM »

"Lord Have Mercy!"

The irony of evil:

It entices men to attack the very thing that exists for their own benefit. It convinces men that it is better to stumble in cold and darkness that to bathe in the warmth of the Light.

These poor creatures expended energy and effort in stealing that which they could have received so freely.

God bless Father Chris. He reminds me of the Priest in Les Miserables, who gave the thief even more than he had initially stolen.

May Our Lord protect and preserve Father Chris and the faithful of his wonderful  parish!

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« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2009, 05:50:19 PM »

Lord have mercy!
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« Reply #11 on: December 19, 2009, 06:18:52 PM »

Lord, have mercy.   Sad

I'm so sorry that this happened.  Many years ago, my then parish was robbed of a chalice and other items over, as I recall Thanksgiving weekend.  It was during a time when silver value was high and the depressing suspicion was that they had taken the chalice to melt down.
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« Reply #12 on: December 19, 2009, 06:19:56 PM »

Most Holy Theotokos, Show these creatures that they have stolen from God and the poor.
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« Reply #13 on: December 19, 2009, 07:19:06 PM »

Lord, have mercy on those responsible for this crime and work in their hearts so that they might recognise their need for repentance and salvation in You.

Sorry, to hear this Fr Chris.
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« Reply #14 on: December 19, 2009, 07:38:50 PM »

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« Reply #15 on: December 20, 2009, 12:08:56 AM »

Lord, have mercy on them, and on us.
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« Reply #16 on: December 20, 2009, 05:20:00 AM »

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« Reply #17 on: December 20, 2009, 06:50:11 AM »

They broke into St.Sava monastery libertyville ill ,awhile back stole the bishops vestments, also threw the chalice and the other things threw out  the cemetery.....
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« Reply #18 on: December 20, 2009, 07:37:29 AM »

Lord have mercy, Lord have mercy, Lordy have mercy!
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« Reply #19 on: December 20, 2009, 03:46:21 PM »

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« Reply #20 on: December 20, 2009, 11:07:43 PM »

O Lord our God, who knows our needs before we ask, have mercy on Your servants and save our souls, O Good One. Bless these who have stolen from You, and give to them according to their need, that they may see Your goodness and repent of their evil deeds.
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« Reply #21 on: December 20, 2009, 11:28:19 PM »

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« Reply #22 on: December 20, 2009, 11:39:29 PM »

God, be forgiving!
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« Reply #23 on: December 21, 2009, 12:35:56 AM »

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« Reply #24 on: December 23, 2009, 03:57:16 PM »

Through the prayers of Saint Dismas, Lord have Mercy.
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