Prayer Request and a Work of Mercy

A reader writes: Please pray for my father who has been diagnosed with cancer. Father, hear our prayer for his complete healing in body, soul, and spirit.  Give his caregivers grace, compassion, wisdom, counsel, knowledge, understanding, skill, creativity, insight, and the proper technology to assist in that healing, as well as the providing the funding [Read More…]

Reader Jenn Morson Frederick Calls for a Work of Mercy

…for parent’s enduring a tragedy: Ann and Gareth are dear friends from college who are currently living every parents worst nightmare. They have lost their precious girl, Evie, and they need our help. FUS friends, please share and help if you are able. [Read more…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: First off, thank you for the work you do in the vineyard. I enjoy your blog and your posts on FB.  I don’t always agree; but I appreciate that, with the Church, you call me to think even and especially when I don’t want to because I *think* I’m right. Thank you [Read More…]

Prayers for Rep. Steve Scalise…

…and all others wounded in today’s shooting–and for swift apprehension of the shooter. Father, hear our prayer through Christ our Lord. Mother Mary and St. Joseph, pray for them and all who love them [Read more…]

Prayer request

A reader writes: Could you please pray for my daughter. She is close to being homeless and has been involved with dark things. She needs a miracle to get her self out of this predicament. I am praying a novena to Our lady undoer of Knots but need more people of prayer to help out. [Read More…]

Mark your calendars to pray for peace tomorrow at 1 PM

For those who think of prayer as a game of “Simon says” and who think the pope somehow a heretic for asking people of different traditions to pray for peace, consider Aslan’s words to Emeth, a sincere worshipper of the false god Tash in C.S. Lewis’ The Last Battle, who is amazed to find himself [Read More…]

Prayer request

A reader writes: Hi Mark. A dear friend of mine has been unconscious in the ICU for 20+ hours. Please storm Heaven that his earthly life does not end. This is an emergency. Thank you. Father, hear our prayer for this man’s complete healing in body, soul, mind, and spirit. Give his caregivers grace, compassion, [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Mark, please share this prayer request through any social media or blog. I was part of the Catholic blogosphere many years ago under the name Mephibosheth and the blog “And Also with You.” I was moved by Simcha’s recent news because we are going through the exact same experience. My mother has [Read More…]

Please pray for Simcha Fisher and her family

Her mother has advanced Alzheimer’s and it’s a trying time right now. [Read more…]

Please pray for the Pope

… on his trip to Egypt. Pray, not merely for his protection (he himself seems to be fearless in his trust in God’s protection) but particular for the success of his trip in advancing the kingdom of God. The Holy Father is not playing defense or wasting any time maundering over the retreat of Christendom. [Read More…]