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St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« on: July 27, 2013, 11:15:44 PM »
Please pray for St. John the Forerunner Monastery about 15 miles North of Goldendale, Washington.  The Status Pass fire has grown to 4,000 acres.  The sisters have been evacuated and are safe.  Please pray that the monastery will be spared.  They just had a fire a couple years ago, and thereafter the monastery started building a small Church, so the sisters could worship in an actual church.

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Re: St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2013, 11:20:21 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2013, 11:36:51 PM »
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Re: St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2013, 11:50:59 PM »
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Re: St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2013, 07:51:31 AM »
Lord, have mercy on all affected by the fire.

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Re: St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2013, 12:48:40 AM »
Here is an update about the fire itself.  I have not heard anymore news about the monastery:  http://www.koin.com/2013/07/28/growing-goldendale-wildfire-threatens-69-homes/

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Re: St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2013, 04:15:25 AM »
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Re: St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2013, 07:25:56 AM »
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Re: St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2013, 12:15:50 AM »
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Re: St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2013, 12:31:37 AM »


An update:

Firefighters getting control of Goldendale blaze

http://www.koin.com/2013/07/29/fire-near-goldendale-holds-steady/
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Re: St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« Reply #10 on: July 30, 2013, 01:21:37 AM »
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Re: St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« Reply #11 on: July 30, 2013, 02:05:48 AM »
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Re: St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2013, 12:37:09 PM »
The fire is about 65% contained now, although there are worries about lightning strikes the next couple of days:  http://www.yakimaherald.com/photosandvideos/latestphotos/1369239-8/colockum-tarps-fire-continues-growth-mile-marker-28

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Re: St. John the Forerunner Monastery
« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2013, 01:57:03 PM »
I pray they and their neighbours are spared.