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Weʼre raising £5,000 to replace the roof and windows of: Church of Archangel Michael and Holy Piran. In Memory of my Brother Nick.

London, UK
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As most of you know, on the 12th January 2018, I lost my gorgeous brother to Motor Neurone Disease.

Whilst preparing myself for that awful day following his admission to the ‘Critical Care Unit’ at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, when the time came, I was completely broken.

My big brother, the person I grew up with, had so much fun with; the person who made me feel so safe when we lost both our parents, two weeks apart from each other six years before Nicks passing; would no longer be there for me.

I felt overwhelmed with grief, lost all sense of being and found it extremely hard to function.

Today, just under six months since Nicks passing, I am gradually beginning to accept what has happened, making progress in terms of my mental and physical well-being.

Today, just under six months since Nicks passing, I want to do something positive in memory of my brother; I want to continue with the things that remind me of what a wonderful man he was.

I want to do things to ensure that his memory will live on for all the positives he represented rather than the terrible disease that took him away from the people who loved him, much too soon.

Apart from his wife and adorable children, Nicks other great love was for the Greek Orthodox religion. From an early age he dedicated a lot of his time to the church and found great comfort and peace with this. I am convinced it is his faith in god, that gave him the strength to keep going during the last months of his precious life.

When Nick moved to Cornwall with his wife, he became a regular member of the congregation at the ‘Orthodox Church of Archangel Michael and Holy Piran’. He had great plans to move this rather small, quaint spiritual building to larger premises, before he passed.

He built up a truly wonderful relationship with Father Nikitas, who would regularly visit Nick in hospital and offer prayers for healing and support to him and his loved ones.

Unfortunately, Nicks big dreams of expanding the church were never realised, BUT, in his memory, we must MAKE DO WITH WHAT WE HAVE…😊

I need your help to raise money for the roof and windows of that small, quaint spiritual building that is in desperate need of repair.

I ask for your help because that beautiful church was a very important place for my brother Nick, and he will be smiling down from heaven, blessing all of you who donate or simply send a message of love and light,

God Bless You All,

Nicks Sister Maria xxx

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  • Maria Karsa2 months ago
    Maria Karsa

    Maria Karsa

    2 months ago

    ‘Orthodox Church of Archangel Michael and Holy Piran’ FACEBOOK PAGE: PLEASE TAKE A LOOK: https://www.facebook.com/orthodoxincornwall/

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  • Maria Karsa2 months ago
    Maria Karsa

    Maria Karsa

    2 months ago

    ‘Orthodox Church of Archangel Michael and Holy Piran’ FACEBOOK PAGE: PLEASE TAKE A LOOK: https://www.facebook.com/orthodoxincornwall/

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Page last updated on: 6/13/2018 11:11 AM

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  • Kim Harris

    Kim Harris

    Jun 13, 2018

    I didn't even know the church existed! A fantastic tribute to Nick.

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