Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Faith, Overwhelming Support Gives Family Hope

mess_logoPublished September 2003 in The Messenger,
The Newspaper of the Belleville Catholic Diocese

He plays with his brothers – Jack and Joey – attends first grade, sits in the pew next to his parents each Sunday and goes about life as most –year olds do, but J.D. Maher is not your average –year old child.

His name is on numerous prayer lists, including several in diocese. His grandmother, Althea, who lives in Arkansas, sends mailings to national prayer groups to pray for her grandson who is in desperate need of a liver transplant. Continue reading


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