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For my sister
« on: February 14, 2013, 07:33:53 PM »
She's in the hospital in ICU with her blood pressure at 60/0. She had a blood clot in her leg that moved to her lung, if she had been a couple of hours later getting to the hospital this would probably be a prayer for the departed.

O Christ, Who alone art our defender: Visit and heal thy servant Maryanne delivering her from from sickness and grievous pains. Raise her up that she may sing to Thee and praise Thee without ceasing, through the prayers of the Theotokos, O Thou Who alone lovest mankind.
And FWIW, these are our Fathers too, you know.

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2013, 07:35:13 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2013, 07:37:02 PM »
:( Lord have mercy!

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2013, 07:44:07 PM »
She's in the hospital in ICU with her blood pressure at 60/0. She had a blood clot in her leg that moved to her lung, if she had been a couple of hours later getting to the hospital this would probably be a prayer for the departed.

O Christ, Who alone art our defender: Visit and heal thy servant Maryanne delivering her from from sickness and grievous pains. Raise her up that she may sing to Thee and praise Thee without ceasing, through the prayers of the Theotokos, O Thou Who alone lovest mankind.
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2013, 08:04:14 PM »
Lord have Mercy
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2013, 08:13:06 PM »
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2013, 08:48:48 PM »
Thank you all for your prayers, I'll try to provide updates on her condition as I receive information.
And FWIW, these are our Fathers too, you know.

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2013, 08:54:07 PM »
Lord have mercy on Melodist's sister.
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2013, 09:25:35 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Maryanne.

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #9 on: February 14, 2013, 09:27:52 PM »
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #10 on: February 14, 2013, 09:55:50 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #11 on: February 14, 2013, 10:06:09 PM »
lord have mercy.

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #12 on: February 15, 2013, 12:13:47 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #13 on: February 15, 2013, 12:18:16 AM »

Lord, have mercy and grant her a speedy and complete recovery!
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #14 on: February 15, 2013, 12:29:31 AM »
LORD have mercy!

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #15 on: February 15, 2013, 12:48:30 AM »
She is being transferred to University of Maryland.
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #16 on: February 15, 2013, 12:57:29 AM »
What does that mean?  I hope that's good news?
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #17 on: February 15, 2013, 12:59:09 AM »
St. Pantaleimon, pray for us.
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #18 on: February 15, 2013, 01:49:40 AM »
Lord, Have Mercy!

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #19 on: February 15, 2013, 01:55:16 AM »
What does that mean?  I hope that's good news?

She is pretty much on life support to keep her breathing and possibly to help her heart, they moved her because she needed better equipment and would not have survived at the hospital she was in.
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #20 on: February 15, 2013, 07:49:21 AM »
She still needs everyone's prayers.

O God of spirits, Who hast trampled down death and overthrown the Devil, and given life to Thy world, do Thou, the same Lord, give rest to the soul of Thy departed servant, Maryanne, in a place of brightness, a place of refreshment, a place of repose, where all sickness, sighing, and sorrow have fled away. Pardon every transgression which she has committed, whether b y word or deed or thought.

For Thou art a good God and lovest mankind; because there is no man who lives  yet does not sin, for Thou only art without sin, Thy righteousness is to all eternity, and Thy word is truth.

For Thou art the Resurrection, the Life, and the Repose of Thy servants who have fallen asleep, O Christ our God, and unto Theewe ascribe glory, together with Thy Father, Who is from everlasting, and Thine all-holy, good, life-creating Spirit, now and ever and unto ages of ages. Amen.
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #21 on: February 15, 2013, 09:18:33 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #22 on: February 15, 2013, 11:02:45 AM »
O Virgin, alone pure and immaculate, that in maiden-motherhood brought forth God, intercede for the salvation of the soul of your servant.

Dear Melodist, please accept my condolence on the passing of your sister, Maryanne.


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Re: For my sister
« Reply #23 on: February 15, 2013, 11:51:27 AM »
Lord, Have Mercy!

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #24 on: February 15, 2013, 12:03:42 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

May she rest in the bosoms of our fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, in the heavenly Jerusalem!

May her memory be eternal!
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #25 on: February 15, 2013, 12:06:03 PM »
I am sorry to hear about your beloved sister.

May her memory be eternal!

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #26 on: February 15, 2013, 12:14:45 PM »
O Thou full of mercy, renew Thy creation at the resurrection.
O Lord, comfort and absolve us and our departed ones who died with hope in Thee and await Thy Coming.
O Lord, make them to dwell in Bosom of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob.
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #27 on: February 15, 2013, 06:50:47 PM »
Melodist, I am sorry.

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #28 on: February 15, 2013, 08:06:43 PM »
That's so sad. May she rest in peace.
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #29 on: February 15, 2013, 08:18:04 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Maryanne and her family!  :(

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #30 on: February 15, 2013, 09:18:51 PM »
Thank you all for your prayers. I will be leaving, probably tomorrow, to go help plan funeral/memorial arrangements and the sort.
And FWIW, these are our Fathers too, you know.

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #31 on: February 15, 2013, 10:34:18 PM »
Memory eternal. 
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #32 on: February 16, 2013, 01:44:42 AM »
May the Lord comfort and keep your family. May your sisters memory be eternal.
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #33 on: February 16, 2013, 02:13:20 AM »
Lord have mercy.

My sincere condolences on the passing of Maryanne.  May the earth that covers her be light.

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #34 on: February 16, 2013, 12:10:44 PM »
Melodist I am so sorry for your loss.

By the swift and unfailing intercession of the Most Holy,Ever Virgin Theotokos, May the Lord who is Most Merciful and Lover of Mankind, have mercy on the Soul of His departed servant Maryanne, and grant her entrance into His Ever Lasting Peace , and to be among the company of those who rejoice in the Joy of the Ever Living God! Amen.

May the Lord comfort you my brother, and all your family and all those who morn for Maryanne.
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #35 on: February 17, 2013, 05:51:54 AM »
Eternal be her memory. 

Lord Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on the soul of Maryanne. 

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #36 on: February 17, 2013, 06:05:24 AM »
Memory Eternal! Lord, have mercy!
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #37 on: April 09, 2013, 09:41:34 PM »
And FWIW, these are our Fathers too, you know.

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Re: For my sister
« Reply #38 on: April 10, 2013, 12:24:34 AM »
A memorial service done for her.

Thank you Melodist, it was a beautiful service.

May her memory be eternal.
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #39 on: April 12, 2013, 02:01:39 PM »
beautiful service melodist, Memory Eternal!
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #40 on: April 12, 2013, 02:39:02 PM »

I'm sorry for your loss.

May Maryanne's Memory be Eternal!!
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Re: For my sister
« Reply #41 on: April 12, 2013, 06:43:09 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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