‘He Always Has His Arms Outstretched to Me’

Oh my goodness, you want to watch this child:

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May we all pray with the open heart of a child!

  • http://www.semperficatholic.com Denise

    What a beautiful child, so full of wisdom and at such peace. Made me cry. I am not the Congregation for the Causes of Saints and I cannot claim someone is in fact in Heaven, but “in my heart”, this child is a saint in Heaven in the outstretched arms of his beloved Jesus.

    • Dot

      Denise,
      This child is so beautiful and he is far above average concerning Jesus, Heaven, and etc. He is so precious. I also believe that he is in the arms of Jesus, and is without pain and suffering.

      • Dot

        This little boy is so precious. His words are so great for such a small child. I believe that he knows Jesus and will always be with Jesus in Heaven. His words are phenominal and inspiring.

        • walter francis condillac

          I wish to sincerely thank my cousin priest saby fernandes for sharing this with me – he is going tremendous good work to spread the good news of our lord jesus Christ – walter.

    • Susan

      Jesus said let the little children come to me……. Garvan was much more than a child….. He obviously was sent to earth for a very specific person by God. He touched so many people in his short life. Oh to have the faith and undying love of a child. Thank you Garvan for coming into the lives of many. Thank you Garvan’s family for sharing him and his love and talents with us.

  • Linus

    We all have wondered what Christ looked like. Well, this is what Christ looks like! We all have wanted to meet a real live Saint. Well, here is what one looks like! Meet him and be like him!

    • Lee Savoie

      His thinking is very precise and he speaks VERY VERY well !!! Lee

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  • Travis

    A saint indeed! His theology seemed to have an incredible profundity to it that many theologians today I think could even learn from! Holy smokes what an intelligent and bright young boy!

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  • Mary

    Linus, I could not agree with you more… When people say “Where is God today in the world? or that “It was easier back then to believe because Jesus was out in the open doing wonderous things for people, but we have not seen him for 2000 years.” …. as you say, Well here He is. Working through this child. “Meet Him and be like Him.” God works through all of us so that others may see Him and know Him.

  • http://patheos.com Dean Bernadette Baldwin

    To have the Faith of a child…..

  • Michael

    It’s “outstretched” not “outstreched”

    • Barb

      somehow I don’t think this was a spelling lesson, Michael… but, I could be wrong.

    • Star

      Spelling Police not allowed on the internet!!

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  • Luhan

    What an inspiration! All I wanted to do was to hug him and hug my Jesus. Beautiful boy, intercede for all of us especially the young ones who have no understanding of who Jesus is and Who it is that they receive in the Eucharist.

    • Debbie Ardinger

      I felt the same way like I wanted to touch him and hug him. I told Jesus I want to meet Garvan someday. What a precious child who was given a very special revelation of our wonderful Christ Jesus!

  • Doug

    Truly a child of God! Truly a gift and inspiration of faith.
    God Bless

  • http://www.sherryantonettiwrites.blogspot.com Sherry

    Heart of a lion in that one. Wow.

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    • RODNEY ATALLAH

      THIS VIDEO IS UPLIFTING , INSPIRING , I FELT LIKE JESUS PREACHING TO ALL OF US THROUGH THIS INCREDIBLE CHILD . GARVIN PROVED THAT GOD IS LOVE , PEACE AND HAPPINESS IF YOU ARE ON HIS SIDE . WE LOVE YOU GARVIN FOR LEADING US CLOSER TO GOD.

  • http://ProBikersForLife.US Thomas Upshur

    Just saw this before going to Planned Parenthood, early this morning… Tears… Ready to Ride for Life!!!
    —Pro Biker For Life

  • Sheila

    I thought I had a reasonable understanding of the Church’s teaching on life after death and the love of Jesus but this amazing young boy taught me more in this short video than I had previously learned in almost sixty years of life. I trust that God will grant me the gift of acceptance of life’s everyday little problems so that I may eventually leaned just a little of this lad’s tolerance of his life of pain and suffering. Definitely one of God’s angels on earth and who is now ‘looking down on his family although they may not be able to see him’.

    • Ma’May Grimm

      I agree with you Sheila. He knew more about how to live than most people who have lived a life.

      St. Gavan, pray for us!

  • http://www.kattar.ca Justin

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    JMJ
    GOOD SHEPHERD Sunday
    29th April 2012
    Garvan is truly a child Saint in heaven and we can pray to him. The video is so touching, inspiring and feeling we shared this with our friends, relatives and friends. Despite his health condition, Angelic Garvan was always cheerful specially after he received Holy Communion. We remembered him today during Mass and offered a decade of Rosary.
    Most of us when we saw this video more than once were in tears.

    We pray one day he will be canonized as a Saint.
    St. Garvan pray for us.
    God Bless
    Justin and Rajam and family

    “Glory”
    Singapore.

  • Wanda

    Praise God that this child had parents who taught him to love & depend on our God & Saviour. No whining here! So glad my cousin forwarded this to me. I will definately share this with others.

  • shamany

    I think Jesus has given him power and grace to speak like this, and I believe he is now in heaven with our Lord enjoying every moment and He will surely wipe every tear , we pray for every one of us to be granted the same.

  • http://www.PoliceOfficerNeedsAssistance.com Wayne

    This little boy is a very special angel in deed……..he was surely sent to us to show us the way to God and the love of Jesus…….I hope I can be as brave as he………God Bless

  • http://Bing George Kuhlow

    In one 8 minute video Garvin has touched thousands and hopefully brought the sheep back to the fold for the love of Christ. The intellagence of this 11 year old is far beyond his years and the insight to what lies ahead should be an inspiration to any life he touches. God Bless you Garvin for showing us and leading the way.

  • B

    An incredible reflection on the Lord and Our God spoken thru the eyes of this child. Listen and you will here God speak to you thru this child. Bless you Garvin.

  • Helen Cobert

    He was put on this earth to be an example and inspiration to us all. He is a gift for us from God. I know the sweet boy is looking down on us. Good Bless you

  • RITA MUSCAT

    I’AM SURE THAT THIS LITTLE ANGEL IS IN HEVEN AND I AM SURE THAT GOD IS TAKING CARE OF HIS FAMILY GOD BLESS THE WORLD

  • Gar

    Garven’s Story
    I am grateful to Jesus for giving this boy insight and peace about eternal life with Him. People are made to live forever. God loves us enough to let us have a choice of where. It is obvious that Garven chose to live with Jesus in Heaven. Creation is our witness and also the knowledge of Him within us as it states on the second page of Romans in the Bible.

  • John

    Wouldn’t it be great if the people in Planned Parenthood saw this and ended their abortions.

  • Edith Fries

    Small and confined though he was, he can be counted alongside God’s prophets. Pray for us Garvan.

  • Josie Haile

    Note to the administrators of this site: Please, please, please! KEEP this on your website to give as many people as POSSIBLE a chance to see this!!!!! It’s the most-inspiring thing I’ve ever seen.
    Thank you and God bless. Josie

  • http://MyFamily.com Josie Haile

    To the administrators of this website: Please, please please! Keep (keep!) this on your site to give as many people as is possible, a chance to see it!!! It’s the most-inspiring thing I’ve ever seen.
    God bless, Josie

  • RON T.

    GARVAN WAS A GIFT FROM GOD ALMIGHTY TO SHOW HIS WITNESS FOR CHRIST. DO NOT MISUNDERSTAND AND DO NOT BE-LITTLE GARVAN’S TESTIMONY AND LIFE BY MAKING HIM WHAT YOU WANT HIM TO BE SUCH AS A SAINT OR ANGEL. I BELIEVE COULD GARVAN SPEAK TO US ALL HE WOULD TELL US THAT HIS REWARD IS WITH CHRIST NOT HERE TO BE CALLED ANYTHING BUT A WITNESS TO US ALL FROM GOD’S GRACE AND LOVE AND GARVAN’S LOVE AND UNDERSTANDING OF GOD’S L O V E FOR US ALL.

  • Fran Ruocco

    Amazing Faith of a beautiful Child of God, there is no doubt in my mind that he is in Heaven with his loved ones watching over all of us as he said. We are all called to be Saints and he is one of them and yes this proves that every life is precious and God sends each one of us with a special job to do.

  • shevanthi

    i’m 12 and i don’t have so much faith, he’s 11 and he has so much faith

  • bj

    Wow. He shames me. He speaks such wisdom!

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  • jimvj

    So God can make the afterlife “without pain, full of joy, etc”; but he cannot make this life that way?


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