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Offline fasteddy64

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We did it!
« on: October 01, 2012, 10:06:48 AM »
This past Sunday my family and I were Baptized/Chrismated!

It has been a 10 year journey for me and about a year for my family, but we all received the Blessed Sacrements yesterday.

It feels good to be home.

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Re: We did it!
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2012, 10:09:25 AM »
Many years!
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Re: We did it!
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2012, 11:00:10 AM »
Many years!
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Offline Opus118

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Re: We did it!
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2012, 11:28:31 AM »
Congrats. Don't forget to post on occasion.

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Re: We did it!
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2012, 01:44:10 PM »
Many years!!
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Re: We did it!
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2012, 02:03:10 PM »
Congrats! Very happy to hear this.
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Re: We did it!
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2012, 02:15:06 PM »

Congratulations!  Many, many, happy and blessed years!

Welcome Home!!!
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Re: We did it!
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2012, 02:16:35 PM »
Finally at Home! ;) I'm glad to read it. Congratulations and many years!
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Re: We did it!
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2012, 04:01:27 PM »
Congrats! Many years!

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Re: We did it!
« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2012, 12:41:50 AM »
May God grant you Many Years! :D
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Re: We did it!
« Reply #10 on: October 02, 2012, 03:33:11 AM »
Congratulations and many years to you and your family fasteddy64 :)
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Re: We did it!
« Reply #11 on: October 02, 2012, 03:54:19 AM »
Glory to God! Many Years!  :)

Now the struggle truly begins. But you also now have the Sacramental graces to protect, strengthen, and preserve you in your spiritual journey. Never forget that.



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Re: We did it!
« Reply #12 on: October 02, 2012, 09:56:04 AM »
Glory be to God. Many years!

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Re: We did it!
« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2012, 12:47:07 AM »
Congrats to you and your's, fasteddy64! God grant all of you many years!
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Re: We did it!
« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2012, 01:52:57 PM »
Wonderful!! Many years to you and your family!! Welcome home!
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