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A Memorial to Our Children

oct15_bannerToday we recognize the children that we never got to know. Those that we only knew of for a short time, maybe held briefly, and loved with all our being. The women of Catholic Sistas are no strangers to miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant loss. For Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day we thought we would take some time to memorialize all the children we as a group have lost. Following is the list of names of our children who are no longer with us but, through God’s mercy, are in heaven praying for us. Please share in the comment the names of any children you have lost so we can remember your children as well.

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Dearest Lord, thank you for giving us precious time with our children. We may never understand why our time could not be longer, but we trust in your goodness and in your mercy. We pray that our children are in Heaven and basking in Your heavenly glory. Help us Lord to continue to trust in You and to live a holy life so that one day we may be reunited in Your Kingdom with our precious children. Amen.

Please share in the comments the names of your children so we can add them to our prayers. Thank you and may God bless you today and always.

More stories for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day can be found HERE. And visit our Miscarriage.InfantLoss Pinterest Board for more links and stories.

By Kerri Baunach

Kerri Baunach is a Catholic wife and mother of three boys (plus three in heaven). She and her family live in beautiful central Kentucky where she is active in her church, a member of Cursillo, and a Benedictine Oblate. Kerri often writes on her Catholic faith, pregnancy loss, her kids, and pro-life issues. Kerri is a former music librarian (16 years) now stay-at-home mom, was a musician for over 20 years, loves taking her kids to the library (and loves that they love it), is passionately pro-life, can’t cook, and has lived in six states. In additional to writing at Catholic Sistas you can also find Kerri on her own blog at Journal of a Nobody.

80 replies on “A Memorial to Our Children”

Thank you for this today and for your site.

Sarah and Ruth V., June 24, 2011
Francis V., March 19, 2013

My son, John Paul Ward June 7th, 2014
My brother, Jonathan Ray Youmans Jr. Dec. 2009
My sister, Jeanette Corin Youmans Jan. 13 2011 – Jan. 19 2011
And my Nephew, Jacob Michael Youmans July 2013- September 2013

Baby Gregory Sommer – Sept 2003
Baby Kateri Sommer – July 2010
Baby Rose Sommer – December 2010

God bless all of you. Here are the names of my miscarried babies:
Agnes Elizabeth, April 2004
Julian Olivia, June 2005
Max Kolbe, April 2006
Catherine Teresa, December 2006
John Victor, January 2013
Francis Cuthbert, March 2014.

Thank you.

Matthew John Boudreaux November 17, 2010
Baby Boudreaux June 2011

God bless you all! I pray all of our sweet babies are playing together in the arms of our sweet savior Jesus Christ!!!

Just seeing these many, many lost children is heartrending. I pray for all of you, that you may have peace in your loss and hope of reunion one day in heaven. God bless you.

Joseph Cook, March 1995. Mary Cook, June 1995. Agatha Cook February 2001. Elizabeth Cook, July 2002. John Cook, December 2009. Matthias Cook, February 2014. Anthony Cook, June 2014. Monica Cook, August 2014. Margaret Cook, June 2015.

Riley 11/2004; Jamie 12/2010; Andy 03/2011; Nat 12/2012; Sam 08/2013; Rafa 06/2014; Danny 09/2014; Charlie 12/2014

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