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Please pray for our community
« on: October 23, 2013, 01:05:28 AM »
A few hours ago, there were a lot of sirens and a helicopter overhead for at least 30 minutes to one hour. It seemed like eternity.

Then a few minutes ago, there was some kind of high speed chase with no sirens, just a lot of tires screeching when they rounded corners.

Please pray.

Most Holy Theotokos, save us.

« Last Edit: October 23, 2013, 01:07:42 AM 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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Re: Please pray for our community
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2013, 01:08:23 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Please pray for our community
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2013, 01:17:50 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Please pray for our community
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2013, 08:05:37 AM »
Lord, have mercy!  What happened?
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Re: Please pray for our community
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2013, 08:43:45 AM »

Lord have mercy!

I pray that peace has been restored, and all are well.
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« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2013, 10:00:35 AM »
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« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2013, 11:14:13 AM »
Lord,   have mercy.
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« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2013, 11:22:17 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Please pray for our community
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2013, 11:23:03 AM »
Lord, have mercy!  What happened?

I do not know.

However, the 7-11 about two miles from us is constantly being robbed.
And we have druggies (meth labs) and gang-members near us.
Often we can smell marijuana smoke.

Lord have mercy. The night can be scary.

Please keep us in your prayers.
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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Re: Please pray for our community
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2013, 06:57:04 PM »
Lord, have mercy, and keep Maria and her neighbors safe.

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Re: Please pray for our community
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2013, 09:46:04 PM »
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me -a sinner.
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