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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…

Five Years

November 1, 2019 marks five years since Dominik passed…. The Pettey family and friends will be gathering for the following events to remember Dominik, pray for his soul and ask him to pray for them. Friday, November 1: An outdoor 8:30 A.M. Mass will take place at the gravesite in Section 24 at Gate of…

Amado Espiritu Santo

Dear Holy Spirit! The beautiful Holy Spirit prayer written by Msgr. John Brady after Dominik’s funeral is now available in Spanish. Download Amada Espiritu Santo HERE Read how Msgr. Brady was inspired to write the prayer after his experience at the funeral Mass. Since then, the Petteys have received many requests for the prayer cards,…

Prayer for true happiness

Our hope for Dominik. Dominik’s hope for himself. The hope of Easter! In late 2018, the Petteys found this paper Dominik wrote for religion class at Gonzaga. This is the original assignment, including the image he picked out himself to accompany his prayer.

At the foot of Croagh Patrick

The Petteys recently made their first visit to Ireland. After the traditional pilgrim’s hike up Croagh Patrick, they stopped into Campbell’s at the foot of the mountain. There was Dominik’s funeral card pinned to the rafters. Sláinte!

A surprise request

The Petteys recently received this surprise request from a parish priest in Massachusetts: “Hello, I am a friend of Father D. I received a number of prayer cards from him that were inspired by one of the priests who attended the funeral of Dominik. It has been very helpful to us as we restore our…

“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…