Urgent Prayers Needed For My Uncle Joe

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come;
thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners, now, and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.
Amen.

Update for this morning on my Uncle Joe. From his sister and my Aunt Lillie.

I just talked to Nina this morning, and the TEE test came back with the infection on the valve being larger. The doctors are to come in to talk to her at 11:00 a.m. about surgery. I will not be sending more emails for a while because I will probably be going up to the hospital in the next hour or so.

Praying for a success surgery

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come;
thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners, now, and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.
Amen.

Here is the update I got this evening on how Uncle Joe is from my cousin JoAnne.
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Please continue to keep him and his family in your prayers!"
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Continued prayers

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come;
thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners, now, and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.
Amen.

Glory to God in the highest And peace to His people on earth Lord God, Heavenly King, Almighty God and Father We worship You We give You thanks We praise You for Your glory Lord Jesus Christ, only Son of the Father Lord God, Lamb of God You take away the sins of the world Lord, have mercy on us You are seated at the right hand of the Father Receive our prayer For You alone are the Holy One For You alone are the Lord For You alone are the Most High Jesus Christ With the Holy Spirit In the glory of God the Father
Amen

For your intentions

Our Father,
who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name;
thy kingdom come;
thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and forever.
Amen.

Hail, Mary! Full of grace, The Lord is with thee;
Blessed are thou among women,
And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, Pray for us sinners,
Now, and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,
is now, and ever shall be, world without end.
Amen.

Lord Jesus, hear our prayers. Amen

St. Joseph, pray for us

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come;
thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners, now, and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.
Amen.

Lord, please help Joe and make him well again. May his surgery be successful and keep him from further strokes. Be with his family in a special way and keep them filled with hope. Thank you, Lord, for hearing my prayer. Amen.

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come;
thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners, now, and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.
Amen.

Here is the latest on My Uncle Joe through and email sent to me by my Aunt Lillie his and my mothers sister.

I spoke to Nina this morning. Joe is scheduled for heart surgery Monday morning at 7:30 a.m. He will be in a different building, and you will want to call to get directions as to where to park.

He had the heart catherization yesterday which was clear. They did the test to be sure there weren’t some other problems when they did the surgery. He also had an MRI but I don’t think they have talked to Nina about it yet. Theresa, Florin, Sr. Anna Marie, Melissa, and Sissy were able to all be in the room last night and pray for him.

He and Sissy have this thing with signs that began when Sissy came home from Iraq or wherever she had been stationed. Nina said that they have been exchanging signs since then (Sissy thinks she is Uncle Joe’s favorite niece) for Christmas and other times. When Sissy married Mark, he made a sign for Sissy and for Mark and Zach. Sissy asked Joe why was that and he said he thought they needed to be included. Anyway she brought a sign and I think she said it was supposed to be 3 angels. Nina said it looked something like 3 eggs. One was in pink and the others were not colored. Nina asked what the sign meant and was told that the pink one was Sissy and the other 2 were Mark and Zach and they were naked.

While they were there, it appeared that Joe was trying to wink his left eye every so often. She told Joe that it was not fair if he was trying to wink at Sissy when he had not done anything like that before.

Anyway, over night he had a little fribrilation or something with his heart but that evened out. He has opened his eyes some. When the doctors talked to him they would tell him to open his eyes and he did although he immediately would shut them. He is not moving his leg as much as he had been. I think he is putting all his effort in trying to open his eyes.

Please continue to pray for Joe. One of the things that they are trying to do is grow the culture of the bacteria that is on the end of the mitral valve. The reason is so that they can use it against itself. Presently when the valve opens and closes, it is sloughing off the bacteria into Joe’s bloodstream.

So, I have another prayer that has been shared with me. Or anyway, it is kind of paraphrasing.

Heavenly Father we ask that you bless Joe with super antibodies that will go against that bacteria. Also, we ask that you trap that bacteria in such a way that it is not able to get into the blood stream and cause any harm. And if it does get into the bloodstream that it is dissolved without any harm or clots going to the brain, the lungs, or any other area, and without causing any damage. Father, you know what I mean, and you know what needs to be done. And, Heavenly Father, you are better able to do whatever needs to be done without my telling you how to do it, and I certainly don’t want to limit you by my words in any way. I know that Joe is in your will and that your will be done. We ask that you have mercy on him and on all of us.

I further ask that you guide the surgeons and all their team, the anesthesiologist, etc. in their surgery. We ask that no harm come to Joe from any of the medications they are using and will use in Joe’s treatment.

Glory be to the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

Jesus we trust in you! Jesus we trust in you! Jesus we trust in you!
You are an awesome God, a Holy God, the Anointed One, our Comforter, Our Shepherd, The Lamb of God.
We praise your Holy Name.

God bless you all.

Glory to God in the highest And peace to His people on earth Lord God, Heavenly King, Almighty God and Father We worship You We give You thanks We praise You for Your glory Lord Jesus Christ, only Son of the Father Lord God, Lamb of God You take away the sins of the world Lord, have mercy on us You are seated at the right hand of the Father Receive our prayer For You alone are the Holy One For You alone are the Lord For You alone are the Most High Jesus Christ With the Holy Spirit In the glory of God the Father
Amen

For your intentions

Our Father,
who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name;
thy kingdom come;
thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and forever.
Amen.

Hail, Mary! Full of grace, The Lord is with thee;
Blessed are thou among women,
And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, Pray for us sinners,
Now, and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning,
is now, and ever shall be, world without end.
Amen.

Lord Jesus, hear our prayers for Joe. Amen

St. Joseph, pray for us

Lord we ask that you touch Joe with your healing love, your peace, and your joy in . Please flood Your love into him. Lord let Your will be done in Joe. Bless Nina and all their family with your comfort and peace. We ask all of this in Jesus name. Glory be to the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit as it was in the beginning is now and forever, amen.

Glory to God in the highest and peace to His people on earth Lord God, Heavenly King, Almighty God and Father We worship You, We give You thanks We praise You for Your glory Lord Jesus Christ, only Son of the Father Lord God, Lamb of God You take away the sins of the world Lord, have mercy on us You are seated at the right hand of the Father Receive our prayer For You alone are the Holy One For You alone are the Lord For You alone are the Most High Jesus Christ With the Holy Spirit In the glory of God the Father
Amen

For your intentions

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name;
thy kingdom come;
thy will be done
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners,
now, and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

Glory be to the Father,
and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning,
is now, and ever shall be,
world without end. Amen.

Lord Jesus, hear our prayers for Joe. Amen

St. Joseph, pray for us!

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come;
thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners, now, and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.
Amen.

Glory to God in the highest and peace to His people on earth Lord God, Heavenly King, Almighty God and Father We worship You, We give You thanks We praise You for Your glory Lord Jesus Christ, only Son of the Father Lord God, Lamb of God You take away the sins of the world Lord, have mercy on us You are seated at the right hand of the Father Receive our prayer For You alone are the Holy One For You alone are the Lord For You alone are the Most High Jesus Christ With the Holy Spirit In the glory of God the Father
Amen

For your intentions

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name;
thy kingdom come;
thy will be done
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners,
now, and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

Glory be to the Father,
and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning,
is now, and ever shall be,
world without end. Amen.

Lord Jesus, hear our prayers for Joe. Amen

St. Joseph, pray for us!

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come;
thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners, now, and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.
Amen.

Glory to God in the highest and peace to His people on earth Lord God, Heavenly King, Almighty God and Father We worship You, We give You thanks We praise You for Your glory Lord Jesus Christ, only Son of the Father Lord God, Lamb of God You take away the sins of the world Lord, have mercy on us You are seated at the right hand of the Father Receive our prayer For You alone are the Holy One For You alone are the Lord For You alone are the Most High Jesus Christ With the Holy Spirit In the glory of God the Father
Amen

For your intentions

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name;
thy kingdom come;
thy will be done
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners,
now, and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

Glory be to the Father,
and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning,
is now, and ever shall be,
world without end. Amen.

Lord Jesus, hear our prayers for Joe. Amen

St. Joseph, pray for us!

For a complete recovery for your Uncle Joe.

Novena Prayer to
St. Anthony of Padua

O Holy St. Anthony, gentlest of Saints,
your love for God, and Charity for his creatures,
made you worthy, when on earth, to possess
miraculous powers. Miracles waited on your
word, which you were ever ready to speak
for those in trouble or anxiety. Encouraged by
this thought, I implore for you to obtain for me,
petition here]
The answer to my prayers may require a miracle.
Ever so, you are the Saint of Miracles. O gentle
and loving St. Anthony, whose heart was ever full
of human sympathy,whisper my petitions into
the ears of thy Sweet Infant Jesus, who loved
to be folded in your arms, and the gratitude
of my heart will ever be yours
Amen.

Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy Name.
Thy Kingdom come,
Thy will be done, on earth, as it is in Heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread;
Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.
Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now
and at the hour of our death. Amen

Here is the latest that I have on my Uncle Joe via email from his sister and my Aunt Lillie.
This is what happened on Monday.

Surgery on Joe’s heart began about 8:53 a.m. The nurse came out and
said everything was going fine. It is expected that surgery will take
approximately 6 hours. Many of our family members are there. Theresa
and I plan to go this afternoon after she gets off work.

I will update whenever I receive any word. Thank you all for your many
prayers. I know that God is doing his part, so we need to do ours and
continue to keep Joe, the doctors and surgical team, Nina and all our
family members and friends in our prayers. May God continue to bless
you all with love, peace, joy, and good health and healing spiritually,
physically, mentally, emotionally and financially.

Glory be to the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit as it was in the
beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Surgery was started at about 8:53 a.m. At 12:10, the doctors were
working on cleaning out the infection and replacing the valve. Joe’s
vital signs are still good. Surgery should probably take another hour
or so. He is in the Heart Institute building. Nina said the doctors
have said that Joe will probably get worse for the next couple of days,
and then after that, he should begin improving.

Praise Report!! Praise God!!

Joe’s surgery was completed about 2:30 p.m. yesterday. His mytral valve
was replaced with a pig’s heart valve. The doctor said that the surgery
was ordinary and went very well.

When I was able to see Joe last night the nurse swabbed his mouth to
clean it, and Joe made a face, opened his eyes, seemed to be gagging,
probably from the swabbing and the anesthesia. I said the Our Father,
Hail Mary and Glory Be to God, and he settled down. Nina came in before
he closed his eyes again.

Nina said he seemed to rest during the night and that he opened his eyes
when the nurses came in to work with him. She said she rested well.

I just talked to Nina and she was visiting with a friend of the
sisters, a Dominican nun who lives at the same convent. She said that
Joe just opens his eyes and moves his hand when he appears to be
hurting. The doctor said that if it was just his heart, he would
probably be able to go home in 2 or 3 days, but since it’s not, they
will be talking about sending him to TIER (?) rehab.

Please let us thank God for the successful surgery and continuing
praying that his brain will clear and that the strokes will not hinder
him for very long and that he will soon have a successful recovery.

Heavenly Father, we thank you that you have brother Joe in the palm of
your hand and that your will is being done in his recovery. We thank
you for Your Son Jesus’, the Holy Spirit’s, and your Blessed Mother’s
and all your angels and saints participation in this. We praise you and
honor you and give you thanks for what you have done and are doing for
Joe, our families, our prayer partners, and all of our friends and their
families. Thank you for the peace, love, and joy that you are giving us
during this time.

Glory be to the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit as it was in the
beginning, is now and will be forever. Amen. Jesus we trust in you!
Jesus we trust in you! Jesus we trust in you!

Thank you for your prayers and please continue to pray for Uncle Joe, Aunt Nina, Vincent, Patrick, Matthew, Stephanie, and Monica and her baby. When I get an update again I will let you all know. Thank you again. Love either Georgia or Gigglin.

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