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Offline bogdan

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Repose of Fr. John Estephan
« on: May 02, 2011, 07:19:56 PM »
MEMORY ETERNAL! Father John Estephan, retired from St George/Grand Rapids, MI, fell asleep in Christ early Sunday morning, May 1. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Father John was one of the senior-most priests of our Archdiocese, having served for many years as Dean of the Michigan Deanery.

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Re: Repose of Fr. John Estephan
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2011, 12:52:42 AM »
May Fr. John's memory be eternal.

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Re: Repose of Fr. John Estephan
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2011, 12:53:43 AM »
Memory Eternal!
"as [you've] informed us that respect chills love, it is natural to conclude that all your pretty flights arise from your pampered sensibility; and that, vain of this fancied preeminence of organs, you foster every emotion till the fumes, mounting to your brain, dispel the sober suggestions of reason. It is not in this view surprising that when you should argue you become impassioned, and that reflection inflames your imagination instead of enlightening your understanding." - Mary Wollstonecraft

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Re: Repose of Fr. John Estephan
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2011, 02:01:39 AM »
May his memory be eternal.
The memory of God should be treasured in our hearts like the precious pearl mentioned in the Holy Gospel. Our life's goal should be to nurture and contemplate God always within, and never let it depart, for this steadfastness will drive demons away from us. - Paraphrased from St. Philotheus of Sinai
Writings from the Philokalia: On Prayer of the Heart,
Translated from the Russian by E. Kadloubovksy and G.E.H. Palmer, Faber and Faber, London, Boston, 1992 printing.

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Re: Repose of Fr. John Estephan
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2011, 05:59:32 AM »
Memory eternal.
My only weakness is, well, never mind