Rest in Peace

My aunt’s suffering is over.  She passed away this morning around 10:00 a.m. (Central). Please pray for the repose of her soul, for her husband, for her four sons (two of whom are in high school right now), her daughter-in-law and grandson, and for her mother, my grandmother. Thank you.

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Texas Update

My father arrived safely in Texas, and has been able to visit with his sister. My mother wrote about it a bit in an email: [H]e got to talk with B***** and hold her hand. She was aware he was there and happy to have him there. She didn’t talk much, it seems hard for…

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… Now, and at the Hour of Our Death.

My father is flying tonight to Texas. My cousin (his sister’s oldest son) called him last night and said that he did not expect his mother to make it to Sunday, when Mom and Dad were scheduled to fly out together. Saint Joseph, patron of a good death, pray for us! Blessed Virgin, please intercede…

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Non-Official Update

My father has spoken to his brothers recently, and his older brother just finished up a visit to their sister (my aunt, who has cancer). My uncle tells us that her days seem to be few, and that she is slipping very quickly. Please pray for her, most of all, and my grandmother, as well.…

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Another Update

I’d barely gotten one update up, and now I’ve got another. Please continue to pray for my aunt. Thank you. ********************** Howdy, all. I have mixed news to report today. When I asked B***’s oncologist, Dr. J***, how to summarize the current status he said that she was “hanging in there”. Her fever went away…

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News from Texas: A Mix

My aunt and uncle sent out updates late last week, but I was just swamped with family activities and classwork and haven’t posted updates yet. I got two from Texas and one note from my uncle (my father’s babiest brother), who lives in Maryland. The Maryland post came in the middle, so I’ll post all…

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Update from Texas

As I mentioned earlier in the week, our family needed prayers. The special intention was for (is for) my aunt and uncle in Texas. I received an “unofficial” update, which had not been passed on to the rest of the family yet (especially my grandmother), and I didn’t want to post it until I knew…

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New Update from Texas (With Prayer Request)

My uncle wrote to the family again with another update on my aunt. His email is below. Please keep them in your prayers as they prepare for receiving test results today. ************************** Howdy, all. Greetings from the ************ family. Once again, it’s been a while since I’ve written with news on B*******’s health status. For…

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