Prayer for brother serving in Iraq

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  • #905

    asimonelli
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    My brother has been in Iraq for less than a week now. He’s not Catholic and has never been baptized. His wife is a non-practicing Catholic. He is a Navy Coreman but with all of the car bombings and such, nobody is safe there. I pray for his safe return and hope for his conversion to God.

    #3377

    Andres Ortiz
    Keymaster

    I will pray.

    I had a friend who was over there for a year and thankfully he made it back alive.

    What kind of work (or unit) is your brother in over there?

    #3382

    asimonelli
    Member

    Well, as a coreman (don’t know if I’m spelling this right), he is assigned to a Marine division as their medic. Right now he’s assigned to gear duty (not sure what that is) and says he is board which is good news i guess. I’ve also made petitions to St Judus of Thadeaus for his safe return. My brother was given a gold metal of that saint from his father-in-law and I’ve asked for St Judus’s intercession.

    #3487

    Andres Ortiz
    Keymaster

    I will be praying for him in Iraq too. <img src=” title=”Very Happy” />

    #3493

    Benedict
    Member

    Corpsman.

    My brother is MP in the Army. He was just sent to Germany, the stepping stone to Iraq. Please pray for his safety.

    #3503

    Fred
    Member

    Peace be with you all!

    As a Marine, once a Marine always a Marine, the Corpsman were your best bud! You took extra-special care of them. In Desert Storm our Corpsman was probably safer then most people in there beds <img src=” title=”Smile” />.

    I will add both servicemen to my prayer list. For they are the tip of the Sword of Freedom. If I could request a prayer for my nephew, he is in Iraq and was one of 5 victims of a car bombing 3 weeks ago. Daniel is fine and has returned to his unit with scares and a warrior’s spirit! His friend on the other hand was badly injured and is just now returning to the States.

    [i:19uqurkj]”I pray all that so serve to protect our way of life are granted wisdom, peace, and courage to do what they must and return home to the ones that love them. Further, that if they are called home to Our Father, they are prepared to go and that the grief of their families is eased by the knowledge that they did what they were called to do and that their sacrifice was to protect the weak, our nation, and the safe future of our world. – AMEN”[/i:19uqurkj] [i:19uqurkj][u:19uqurkj]Fred Stemp[/u:19uqurkj][/i:19uqurkj]

    Fred,[/u][/i]

    #3530

    asimonelli
    Member

    I greatly appreciate all of your support and will be praying for your requests too.

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