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“I’m ok, don’t worry…”

Five years ago, Dr. G told the Petteys about this experience on Nov. 5, 2014 after Dominik died. Yesterday, he sent this written account. The email came in at 11:11PM. Dear Patrick, Magda, Nicholas and Veronika, I hope you all had a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, and that 2020 will be filled with…

“Dude, don’t worry about it…”

The first time I met Dominik Pettey was the Summer he turned 16. He and my son Daniel were the exact same age- sharing the same birthday. What I remember most about Dom was his huge, warm smile. He was friendly, outgoing and exuded confidence. I met Dom another time also, the following Summer when…

“Jesus, I trust in You”

During his physical and interior struggles and absence from school Junior year, Dominik had many people who were praying for him. He was anointed and blessed with the Sacrament of the Sick. The Chaplet of Divine Mercy  was the regular prayer of his worried parents, often on their knees. His grandparents, too, shared in his…