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Memory Eternal for Father William
« on: June 06, 2016, 09:14:58 PM »
https://oca.org/in-memoriam/archpriest-william-dubovik-jr


Today marks the 3rd year since his falling asleep.

Oddly enough, I never met him. But he was one of the Priestly driving forces in a yahoo list for converts and potential converts. 

He spoke with gentleness, never allowing all the little things to become huge arguments in the group and never taking such a hard line that converting people would just leave.

Always patient, and willing to talk to all individually, he was the only reason I never left the group, despite sliding back into sin. So I kept listening to him quietly tell everyone about the love of God and Orthodoxy, and I eventually came back.

I was received into the Church one year and a few days after his death and he was the first person I offered a prosphora to commemorate, literally before I even took communion for the first time.

Memory Eternal Father!

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Re: Memory Eternal for Father William
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2016, 09:34:14 PM »
Memory eternal!

And thank God you helped him win a crown and have become a faithful person to pray for him.
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Re: Memory Eternal for Father William
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2016, 10:04:20 PM »
Memory eternal.
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Re: Memory Eternal for Father William
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2016, 10:45:35 PM »
memory eternal

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Re: Memory Eternal for Father William
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2016, 10:47:54 PM »
Memory eternal!
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Re: Memory Eternal for Father William
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2016, 11:04:14 PM »
Memory eternal.

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Re: Memory Eternal for Father William
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2016, 11:57:21 PM »
May his memory be eternal.

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Re: Memory Eternal for Father William
« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2016, 12:48:50 AM »
Memory eternal.
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Re: Memory Eternal for Father William
« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2016, 01:18:44 AM »
Memory Eternal
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Re: Memory Eternal for Father William
« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2016, 02:30:37 AM »
Memory eternal.

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Re: Memory Eternal for Father William
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2016, 12:14:32 AM »
Memory eternal!