Tag Archives: Mourning

Praying For All Aboard Malaysia Flight 17, And Mourning Their Loss, In My Own, Feeble, Way

I heard the news the other day about Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashing in Ukraine. And then the world learned that it had been shot down by a surface-to-air missile. What a senseless tragedy. I went outside on a break … Continue reading

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“When Great Trees Fall” (Requiescat In Pace)

I’m not sure if I will be much of a presence here over the next several days. There has been a death in my family, see, and my duties lie elsewhere. Loss is the cross we bear when we love … Continue reading

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When The Entire Nation Mourned (Worth A Thousand Words)

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Video: President Obama Speaking at the Prayer Vigil for Newtown Shooting Victims

Just a little while ago… http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/video/videoEmbed.html?uuid=11550a4c-47d6-11e2-820e-17eefac2f939 The full transcript of the President’s speech can be found here.

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J. Christopher Stevens, Requiescat in Pace

Prayers for the repose of the soul of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, and for the souls of the others killed in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. God of the spirits and of all flesh,
who have trampled … Continue reading

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