7-Year-Old Dying of Cancer Has One Wish


Hi everybody, there is a seven-year-old boy in my area who is dying of cancer and who’s birthday is coming up in just about a month. Please pray for him and for his family and friends if you could.

"Shane Bernier is a courageous seven-year-old boy from Lancaster, Ontario who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia when he was only five. On June 6th, 2006 Shane and his family received some unfortunate news: Shane experienced a relapse after completing 108 of 130 weeks of treatment.

However, despite the bad news, Shane has managed to keep a positive outlook on his situation and has made a heart-warming wish… He hasn’t asked for money or toys or anything of the sort. Instead, his birthday is on May 30th and he would like to break the world record for the most birthday cards ever received. His goal is 350 million cards. With every card, Shane’s courage grows. Something as simple as sending a birthday card could be enough to help Shane find peace and joy in his current circumstances."

For more information on sending Shane a card, please see this thread: forums.catholic.com/showthread.php?t=149335

Thank you so much for your prayers and support.


Praying now :gopray:


O St. JOSEPH, protector of those in agony, take pity on those
who at this very moment when I pray to thee are engaged in
their last combat. This dear boy has struggled in life and may
he soon join you in Heaven as God wills.





may the lord wacht over his progress


Oh Lord you created us in your likness and image. You love us with your abundant love , i beg you now to heal your son who is suffering of cancer.

Let this be as your will not as my will.


You can read the current status of this little boy at


It appears his family has asked that people stop sending cards.

Prayers for the boy and his family!


The prayer is great. This thread is old. Normally it is not ethic to dig up an old thread, however curiosity is wondering how this kid is doing.


Will keep him in prayer

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