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Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« on: March 09, 2012, 05:41:09 AM »
Seeing as how the last thread got derailed, and Hieromonk Ambrose still has cancer, I think we ought to continue praying. Let's please not let this one get derailed.

Lord Jesus Christ, for the sake of the prayers of Thine all-holy mother, the Theotokos, of Saints Nicholas and Nectarios the wonderworkers, and of all the saints, have mercy on your servant, Hieromonk Ambrose and heal him, as the physician of our souls and bodies.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2012, 05:52:30 AM »
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2012, 09:52:12 PM »
I'm unlocking this thread under the following understanding:

1. This is a thread in the Prayer Forum, and as such is only for prayer.
2. Specifically, this is only for prayers for Fr. Ambrose's health (body and soul).
3. Any posts that are not solely prayers for his health will either be split off or deleted, and the user may be warned (Warning, Moderation, or worse).

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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2012, 09:52:34 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant!
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2012, 10:02:38 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2012, 10:18:43 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2012, 10:51:01 PM »
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2012, 11:00:44 PM »

May the Lord be merciful and grant healing to His servant.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2012, 11:59:16 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2012, 01:15:39 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #10 on: March 10, 2012, 05:56:25 AM »
Prayers continue for Fr Ambrose.

Prayers for all those treating him, while he struggles with this new very serious threat to life which is added to the problems he already has .



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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #11 on: March 14, 2012, 04:51:29 AM »
I have today received further information about Father Ambrose.

Surgery is not possible because of his already very serious cardiac problem.

In 2 weeks time they will be discussing radiotherapy and chemotherapy possibilities, however the Multi Displiplinary Team have already advised against them because of the probable side effects.

He is very grateful for your prayers and asks that in your charity you continue to pray for him.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #12 on: March 14, 2012, 11:23:20 AM »
God be with Father Ambrose.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #13 on: March 14, 2012, 11:54:25 AM »
It may not be too early to start praying:

"O Lord Jesus Christ, our Savior, Physician of souls and bodies, who didst become man and suffer death on the Cross for our salvation, and through thy tender love and compassion didst heal all manner of sickness and affliction; do thou O Lord, visit Father Ambrose in his suffering, and grant him grace and strength to bear this sickness with which he is afflicted, with Christian patience and submission to thy will, trusting in thy loving kindness and tender mercy. Bless, I pray thee, the means used for his recovery, and those who administer them. Have compassion on Father Ambrose, and let mercy and justice meet; and deliver him from this sickness and suffering he is undergoing. Grant that his sickness may be the means of his true repentance and amendment of his life according to thy will, that he may spend the rest of his days in thy love and fear: that his soul, being helped by thy grace and sanctified by thy Holy Mysteries, may be prepared for its passage to the Eternal Life, and there, in the company of thy blessed Saints, may praise and glorify thee with thy Eternal Father and Life-giving Spirit. Amen."

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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #14 on: March 14, 2012, 12:36:01 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your ailing servant.  Thy will be done.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #15 on: March 14, 2012, 01:18:13 PM »
He is very grateful for your prayers and asks that in your charity you continue to pray for him.

Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #16 on: March 14, 2012, 01:24:18 PM »
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #17 on: March 14, 2012, 04:03:55 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Fr. Ambrose
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #18 on: March 14, 2012, 04:46:12 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #19 on: March 14, 2012, 05:25:14 PM »
I have today received further information about Father Ambrose.

Surgery is not possible because of his already very serious cardiac problem.

In 2 weeks time they will be discussing radiotherapy and chemotherapy possibilities, however the Multi Displiplinary Team have already advised against them because of the probable side effects.

He is very grateful for your prayers and asks that in your charity you continue to pray for him.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #20 on: March 14, 2012, 10:06:56 PM »
I have today received further information about Father Ambrose.

Surgery is not possible because of his already very serious cardiac problem.

In 2 weeks time they will be discussing radiotherapy and chemotherapy possibilities, however the Multi Displiplinary Team have already advised against them because of the probable side effects.

He is very grateful for your prayers and asks that in your charity you continue to pray for him.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #21 on: March 14, 2012, 10:24:43 PM »
I have today received further information about Father Ambrose.

Surgery is not possible because of his already very serious cardiac problem.

In 2 weeks time they will be discussing radiotherapy and chemotherapy possibilities, however the Multi Displiplinary Team have already advised against them because of the probable side effects.

He is very grateful for your prayers and asks that in your charity you continue to pray for him.
Lord have mercy on his servant.

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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #22 on: March 15, 2012, 09:47:48 PM »
Continued prayers, Lord have mercy.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #23 on: March 15, 2012, 11:42:40 PM »
Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #24 on: March 16, 2012, 12:24:35 AM »
Lord, have mercy upon your servant.  Most Holy Theotokos, please aid and comfort your son, his family and those who are treating him.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #25 on: March 16, 2012, 12:31:18 AM »
I have today received further information about Father Ambrose.

Surgery is not possible because of his already very serious cardiac problem.

In 2 weeks time they will be discussing radiotherapy and chemotherapy possibilities, however the Multi Displiplinary Team have already advised against them because of the probable side effects.

He is very grateful for your prayers and asks that in your charity you continue to pray for him.
Continued prayers. May the Holy Theotokos watch over him.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #26 on: March 16, 2012, 12:43:06 AM »
LORD have mercy!

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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #27 on: March 16, 2012, 02:46:44 PM »
Lord have mercy on your servant, Hieromonk Ambrose

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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #28 on: March 17, 2012, 04:00:00 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #29 on: March 17, 2012, 04:10:29 PM »
I read that he was given around 2 years.  My God have mercy on Fr. Ambrose.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #30 on: March 19, 2012, 12:08:49 PM »
Our Loving and forgiving Lord, Please have mercy on your servant! Forgive him and grant him health.

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« Reply #31 on: March 20, 2012, 03:28:38 PM »
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« Reply #32 on: March 20, 2012, 03:31:51 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Fr. Ambrose.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #33 on: March 29, 2012, 11:47:20 AM »
Father Ambrose from New Zealand is home, undergoing palliative care for a cancer that is beyond repair.  He is dying bit by bit now and he is profoundly alone so it would be a grace to write to him, send your love and prayers and help him with this last work before he goes home in peace and happiness.  I know he would be happy to hear from many of you here.

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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #34 on: March 29, 2012, 11:49:18 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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« Reply #35 on: March 29, 2012, 11:55:46 AM »
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« Reply #36 on: March 29, 2012, 11:59:56 AM »
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« Reply #37 on: March 29, 2012, 12:05:17 PM »
Lord Jesus, comfort your servant!

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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #38 on: March 29, 2012, 12:09:23 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #39 on: March 29, 2012, 12:14:44 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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« Reply #40 on: March 29, 2012, 12:17:35 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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« Reply #41 on: March 29, 2012, 01:32:55 PM »
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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #42 on: March 29, 2012, 01:52:28 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #43 on: March 29, 2012, 02:05:21 PM »
That's sad.

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Re: Father Ambrose from New Zealand
« Reply #44 on: March 29, 2012, 02:16:50 PM »
Again and again...
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