Bad News From Home, Prayer Requested

Just talked to Pete. Jan has been at hospital all day with her sister, who appears to be headed for brain surgery. Please storm heaven. Thanks, troops. I’m headed down to the sanctuary to pray. Update: Jan says she is out of surgery and the doc says she’s doing fine. Thanks be to God through [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Praise Reports

A reader writes: My faith seems to be dwindeling for the last two years. I keep trying to believe, but I find myself struggling on my own faith. Prayer seems to work for other people and doesn’t seem to work for me. I feel completely lost at times. Temptations are harder and I want to completely [Read More...]

Praise Reports and Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Johnny, the boy in the induced coma for three weeks because of a meningitis-like illness, is now sitting up AND  eating pizza AND talking (responding to knock-knock jokes).  Thank you, Mark and all other pray-ers! Thanks you, Father, through your Son Jesus Christ!  Way to go, troops! Another reader writes: Our son Cory has [Read More...]

Praise Report

A reader writes: About this time last year I ordered your “Mary” trilogy. It was really helpful to me in settling my intellectual questions about the Church’s teaching about the Blessed Mother. I also asked, somewhat diffidently, if you would pray for my conversion. I knew at the time that Protestantism was bankrupt and that [Read More...]

Glory, Thanks and Praise Be to God through our Lord Jesus!

Barbara Nicolosi passes on this story on the sister of one of her Act One Students: Three shotgun pellets hit Anderson’s arm and another went through her nose — riding up the back of her cranium and hitting the back of her skull. “Her injuries were severe, and her condition was critical…The doctors prior to [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Praise Report

A reader writes: I lost my dad 12 yrs ago almost, and its gotten a lot better over the years. But lately Ive been almost suicidal missing him. His death anniversary and birthday both are still months away and I don’t understand why now? He was my only parent, he sacrifised everything for my sister [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Praise Reports

A reader writes: My sister recently was one of the victims of an armed robbery in South Africa. Her friend was injured but she was fine. I’m just asking for prayers that she’s safe for the rest of the time abroad, that the friend recovers fully, and that the perpetrators are brought to justice. Father, [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Praise Report

A reader writes: Please pray for my wife’s uncle, a Deacon, who is swiftly declining in his battle with cancer. Father, hear our prayer that he be given the graces of a happy death through Jesus Christ our Lord. Mother Mary, pray for him and for all who love him, now and at the hour [Read More...]

Prayer Request and Praise Report

A reader writes: I’d asked you and your readers to pray for a friend’s mom who was having a lump removed. The friend has posted: “First off, thank you for all your prayers and encouragement during these few days for my mom. To update, me and my dad are going to pick up my mom [Read More...]

Praise Reports and Prayer Request

A reader writes: About the beginning of this year I mentioned I was converting to the Catholic Church. That is still in progress, though progress has been made. It’s been a mixture of soul-wrenching agony, ecstacy, and mundane life, i.e. standard conversion fare. In addition, I have discovered that what I thought was an ordinary [Read More...]