Sunday, September 14, 2014

Prayer to End Abortion

Prayer to End Abortion


Lord God, I thank you today for the gift of my life,

And for the lives of all my brothers and sisters.

I know there is nothing that destroys more life than abortion,

Yet I rejoice that you have conquered death

By the Resurrection of Your Son.

I am ready to do my part in ending abortion.

Today I commit myself,

Never to be passive,

Never to be forgetful of the unborn.

I commit myself to be active in the pro-life movement,

And never to stop defending life

Until all my brothers and sisters are protected,

And our nation once again becomes

A nation with liberty and justice

Not just for some, but for all,

Through our Lord.


-In the Palm of Your Hand - Priests for Life.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Irene Ann Miller, Obituary

Irene Ann Miller

Irene Ann Miller

               Irene Ann Miller, of Tacoma, WA, passed away August 31, 2014.  She was 80 years old.  She was born on June 21, 1934, in Aberdeen, SD, to Joachim and Barbara Braun Miller.  After moving to Tacoma in 1941, the Miller Family belonged to Holy Rosary Catholic Church.  Irene later became a member of Sts. Cosmas and Damian Parish in Orting, WA.

               She loved reading her Bible and visiting with family.  She also enjoyed going to Cheney Stadium to watch the Tacoma baseball team, or listening to their games on the radio and TV.

               Irene is survived by her son, Ed Mohs (Donna); grandchildren, Kristy, Mark, Michele, and David; and several great grandchildren.  Survivors also include brothers Paul (JoAnn), and Richard (Gloria); sisters Rosemarie Vitale (Vince), and Monica Olson (Dennis); sisters-in-law Diane Brandfas (Chuck), and Grace Miller; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

               She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Ed and Jim; sisters, Dorothy Marcinowski, Margie Pace, and Carol Hovind; brothers-in-law Chuck Pace and Tom Marcinowski; and nephews Donald Fuller and Jim Hovind.

               Visitation will be at Piper-Morley Funeral Home, 5436 S Puget Sound Ave., Tacoma, on September 5th from noon to 5 p.m.  There will also be viewing prior to Mass on Semptember 6th, at Sts. Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church.  The Rosary will be recited at Church at 10:15 a.m.; Mass will start at 11:00 a.m.;  and reception will follow Mass in the “Gathering Place” at Church.  Sts. Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church is located at 213 Leber St. NW, Orting, WA.  Burial will follow the reception at Calvary Cemetery, 5212 – 70th St. W, Tacoma, WA.

               The family wishes to thank the staff of Tacoma Lutheran Home – Ocean Station, for the quality care and deep respect they showed to Irene and family members.  We greatly appreciate all of you.

               Memorial donations may be made to Catholic Community Services.

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