Abigail

From Fr. Allen:

Last night it was my great joy to baptize and confirm little Bridget and Abigail Johnson, who were born on Friday, February 8th. Today it was my very sad duty to commend to our merciful Father the soul of Abigail, who died this afternoon in the course of surgery to correct her heart defect. 

There are no words for this sorrow, only trust that the Lord Jesus, who loves us and gave himself for us, who passed through the grave and gate of death so that we might live eternally in him, has gathered Abigail to himself and holds her in his loving embrace. Please pray for the Johnsons in their sorrow, and also give thanks for the safe and healthy arrival of Bridget.

I will let you know memorial and funeral Mass details as they are determined. In the meantime, to assist with meals for the Johnson family please sign up here.

O God, whose beloved Son did take little children unto his arms and bless them, give us grace, we beseech thee, to entrust Abigail to thy neverā€failing care and love, and bring us all to thy heavenly kingdom: through the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  Amen.