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Offline Kaminetz

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Prayers for a re-conversion
« on: March 13, 2006, 09:34:03 AM »
Dear friends,

I see how responsive our community is to prayer here and I wanted to enter my own bidding on behalf of a person who was raised Orthodox but then fell away from the church.

Please pray for the servant of God Helena, that she may return to a life in the church and a life in the sacraments after a long absence. I can tell she is distressed deep inside and is spiritually thirsty. Perhaps, she will be fortunate enough to co-celebrate the Paschal joy with the rest of us this Easter.

Thank you for your prayers, and may the Lord grant all of you your petitionings!
 

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Re: Prayers for a re-conversion
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2006, 09:40:08 AM »
Lord, have mercy on her, and on us all!
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Re: Prayers for a re-conversion
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2006, 09:40:21 AM »
Lord, please lead Helena to Your Truth.

And please do the same for all of us here on Earth.

Kyrie eleison!
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Re: Prayers for a re-conversion
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2006, 12:16:29 PM »
Prayers...

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An old timer is a man who's had a lot of interesting experiences -- some of them true.

Grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.

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Re: Prayers for a re-conversion
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2006, 11:55:37 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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"What people say when they speak on their own account is repellent and murksome, for their words do not come from the living spring of the Spirit, but are spawned from the morass of their own heart, a bog infested with the leeches, snakes and frogs of desire, delusion and dissipation; the water of their knowledge is evil-smelling, turbid and torpid, sickening to those who drink it and filling them with nausea and disgust."

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Re: Prayers for a re-conversion
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2006, 02:31:42 AM »
Prayers for the handmaiden of the Lord, Helena.
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner