Friday, October 15, 2010

Prayers requested

I wanted to update you on Molly and ask for more prayers.  Molly is a little girl who passed out on her first day of Kindergarten because of undiagnosed pulmonary hypertension.   She experienced cardiac arrest and, as it is now known, had a stroke.  This has left her between a coma and wakefulness.  She is getting occupational therapy and music therapy and is responding slowly, but doctors now say she has extensive brain damage from the stroke.  This is on top of her need for a lung transplant.  She is in Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh with her parents.  Her twin sister and older brother are home in Delaware.  This is very hard on her entire family. 

The family is praying to Father Theodore Foley, a candidate for sainthood, for a miracle for Molly. 

I would also like to ask you for prayers for a family member of mine, M, who is being tested for Lupus, Lyme disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis and is quite scared.  

5 comments:

Kindred Spirit said...

I will offer my Mass today for these intentions, Dymphna. Saint Teresa, pray for us!

Dymphna said...

Thanks so much!!

TACParent said...

Prayers continue for Molly. I will also pray for M. It can be scary waiting for results.

Carol@simple_catholic said...

Prayers going up for both these intentions.

God bless.

Dymphna said...

Thank you both!

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