A prayer request from Canada

From a reader:

Hi Father,
 
There was a horrific car accident in Vancouver, BC this weekend involving some friends of some fellow parishoners. One son is OK (1 yr old), one is in serious condition (8 yrs old), and two have died (6 and 9). The family is asking the public for prayers for the recovery of the 8 year old. Would it be possible to ask that we pray for this intention and for the souls of these two boys?

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12 Responses to A prayer request from Canada

  1. JeanS says:

    Couldn’t sleep, up at midnight (central time), will pray.

  2. Jenny Z says:

    My prayers for the children and the family. Asking for the intercession of St. Pio and our Blessed Mother, please pray for all involved.

  3. henri says:

    You have our prayers.

  4. Mike B. says:

    May God Bless you and welcome the souls of your two children.

    Pax,

    Mike

  5. Mila says:

    Just read it. They will be in my prayers.

  6. Calleva says:

    Of course you can have my prayers, what an appalling tragedy.

  7. J. Wong says:

    I will keep them in my prayers.

  8. Matt Q says:

    All my prayers for everyone involved and for the souls of the two children. Sad!

  9. The Cellarer says:

    Asking the intercession of St Benedict

  10. Chris says:

    Done.

    But Father, aren’t these children still young enough to be sure to see Heaven? Do we really have to pray for their souls?

    Or does the age of reason, 7, begin the time when a child can commit a mortal sin and be held accountable?

  11. Brian O'Gallagher, Boston says:

    what a tragedy. The whole family will be in my prayers.

  12. shadrach says:

    Done. God bless all the children.