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Old 03-08-2018, 04:06 AM
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The father of one of my 6th graders died last night after a long and lingering and hard fought 5 year battle with cancer. I teach in a Catholic school so we can pray for him and the family (Mass and rosary have been added to today's agenda), but I'll need your prayers so I handle this in the most compassionate way possible.

Every year for 20 years, I've had a student or two who have lost a parent to cancer, but this is the first year a parent has passed while the child is in my care.

Also, mom has stage 4 breast cancer.

In His peace,
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Old 03-08-2018, 04:25 AM
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Oh, my goodness! Poor child!

I will pray for peace in your heart so you can know how to best show love, reassurance, and comfort to the child and their friends today.
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Old 03-08-2018, 04:51 AM
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Also in a Catholic School, so be assured of our prayers. We’ve had a couple of tough losses as a community over the last five years and have found that God does give us the tools we need in the moment.

Prayers for all of your community today.
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Old 03-08-2018, 05:48 AM
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Sending prayers for this family
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Old 03-08-2018, 11:21 AM
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Sending prayers for the 6th grader, his family and the community.


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Old 03-08-2018, 01:35 PM
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Oh, that's heartbreaking. Sending prayers.
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Old 03-08-2018, 01:37 PM
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Sending up prayers for that poor child's family and for your school family. Please, God, heal his mom so they can take care of each other.
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Old 03-08-2018, 05:56 PM
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((Bandmom )) ((Father,Mother and their family)) prayers sent for peace and more time with those they love. I am so sorry bandmom.
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Old 03-08-2018, 06:13 PM
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Saying prayers for all.
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Old 03-08-2018, 07:07 PM
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I am so sorry! The family and all loved ones, including you and your school family, are in my prayers.

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