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Channel 10 ABC News (San Diego) reporting that children are still being pulled from the school building in Oklahoma. Seven children have been pronounced dead. No more survivors are expected.

Lord have mercy.

May their memories be eternal.
« Last Edit: May 20, 2013, 08:10:12 PM by Maria »
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
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Oh my dear God!

Lord preserve the innocents and everyone in danger.

Memory Eternal to those who have died.
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Memory eternal!

Christ is Risen!
"If you are going to serve the Lord, be prepared for times when you will be put to the test. Be sincere and determined. Keep calm when trouble comes. Stay with the Lord; never abandon Him and you will be prosperous at the end of your days. Accept whatever happens to you. Even if you suffer humiliation, be patient. Gold is tested by fire and human character is tested in the furnace of humiliation. Trust the Lord and He will help you. Walk straight in His ways and put your hope in Him. " Sir 2:1-6

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Lord, have mercy.  Memory eternal.

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Lord have mercy. Receive the souls of the innocents and rest them in the heavenly Jerusalem.

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I believe there is a Western Rite parish in Moore? St Thomas the Apostle. Does anyone know if was damaged?  Maps show it was close to the track of the tornado.
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Lord have mercy Lord have mercy. Lord have mercy. May their memory be eternal.  :'(
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Lord have mercy :'(
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Christ is risen!
May the Lord have mercy on those affected by the tornado.

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The coverage of the events of the past 24 hours have been and continue to be heartbreakingly tragic. My thoughts and prayers go out to ALL involved.