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Offline brastaseptim

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Prayers for a Monk
« on: November 05, 2013, 05:59:39 PM »
I recently found out that a good friend of mine, Brother Michael of Holy Resurrection Monastery at St. Nazianz has become increasingly more ill, and will have to leave the monastery and go home, he is so incapacitated. I ask for your prayers for him. 
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Re: Prayers for a Monk
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2013, 06:11:46 PM »
Definitely.  Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for a Monk
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2013, 07:58:08 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Brother Michael.

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Re: Prayers for a Monk
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2013, 08:14:57 PM »

Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for a Monk
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2013, 08:16:10 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Brother Michael.

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Re: Prayers for a Monk
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2013, 08:30:53 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for a Monk
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2013, 02:24:40 AM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Prayers for a Monk
« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2013, 12:46:05 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayers for a Monk
« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2013, 01:47:50 PM »
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me - a sinner.