friends, if you have time, please pray for these members of the Southern family
on the day they reposed. Many thanks.
one may ask: ‘What good does it do to
pray for the departed?’ An answer is
offered here: https://orthochristian.com/130608.html
with prayers and hymns for the departed:
of New Orleans’s great jazz musicians.
the greatest defender of Southern ways to be born in Dixie.
Albert Sidney Johnston
of Dixie’s leaders during the War, killed at the Battle of Shiloh.
helped the Southern folk-art of shape-note singing to blossom.
you have time, please pray for the South on April 9th, Appomattox
Day, the beginning of our sojourn in captivity.
Do some fasting as well if you can:
The Holy Fathers tell us and show us over and over again that humility
attracts the Grace of God.
of the South’s best writers of novels and short stories.
lived and fought in Louisiana before and during the turbulent War years and was
buried there after he died.
outstanding 20th century defender of the South and an excellent writer
of poems, non-fiction prose, and ballads.
wealthy Spanish civil servant who lived in New Orleans during Spanish rule of Louisiana. He gave very generously to rebuild the city
after the Great Fire of 1788. Two of his
notable benefactions are what would become Charity Hospital and the St Louis
Cathedral in which he is buried.
to celebrate some of the saints of April from the South’s Christian inheritance
of various lands, follow this link on over:
Ælfred the Great, King of England, South Patron, pray for us sinners at the Souð, unworthy though we are!
to the Union!