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In thanksgiving

The Petteys are deeply grateful to everyone who joined them this month in remembering Dominik on the 5th anniversary of his passing. Thanks to all who came to pray at the anniversary Mass and made visits to the cemetery. Thanks to the Gonzaga College High School Hockey community for the annual Purple White game, and…

Hockey boy

“Dom Pettey lives in our hearts and will always be the beloved #11 Hockey Boy of Gonzaga.” -Rosemary Joaquin   Rosemary Joaquin grew up in Washington, D.C. and is a graduate of Georgetown Visitation. Rosemary knew the Pettey family from Visitation and from Visitation’s first girl’s hockey team in 2013-14 where Dom’s sister, Veronika led…

Mass on August 5

All are welcome to attend Holy Mass to celebrate Dominik’s birthday on August 5, 2019. The celebrant will be Rev. Joseph Cwik, a newly ordained priest for the Archdiocese of Washington. The outdoor 10:30A.M. Mass will take place at the gravesite in Section 24 at Gate of Heaven cemetery. “The seed of eternity existing in…

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,…

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…

Pizza

During the time when Dominik was absent from Gonzaga, his doctor suggested that he get outside into the sunshine as much as possible and also find a job to help structure his days. His parents approached a local pizza restaurant and explained Dominik’s situation. Patrick, the managing partner, had nephews who went to Dominik’s school,…