Prayer Request

A reader writes: My dear, dear cousin finally died of ALS last night.  Please pray for her soul, and for everyone who loved her. May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest n peace.  And grant peace and consolation to all who love her.  We ask [Read More…]

Fr. Shane Ian Tharp, RIP

Bad news tonight. Just got off the phone from Oklahoma. Fr. Shane Ian Tharp, a priest of Jesus Christ and a dear friend has died of what I’m told was a massive heart attack (though the autopsy is today, so that may change). He was in Wichita and, as it happened, was visiting his spiritual director. [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please pray for a child with the very serious Sturge-Weber Syndrome.  The care of the child is very expensive and demanding in time.  Please pray for the child’s mother and grandmother who provide the care.  The child is very young, less than one year old.  The prognosis is not good. Father, hear [Read More…]

Prayer Request from Texas

A reader writes: My wonderful state just sentenced another killer to the death penalty. This one is a disturbed young man (18 at the time he killed) who was adopted from abusive parents in the Philippines and has mental issues. He murdered an elderly man about a mile from my house. Please pray for all [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader asks: May I ask for prayers for a young boy suffering from a severe pneumonia? Father, hear our prayer for this boy’s 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 and give him [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please pray for a friend of mine who is homeless and has gender ideniy issues. He really needs a place to live and help with his mental emotional health. Thank You. Father, hear our prayer for this man, come to him, and meet his needs–physical, psychological, social, and spiritual through the goodness [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please keep my family in prayer. My future mother-in-law has just been diagnosed with a metastatic cancer in her ovaries, and my future son (10 years old, bio-mom not in the picture, we have a great relationship) just revealed he’s been planning a suicide attempt, and can’t articulate why he feels this [Read More…]

A Canadian Reader Proposes a Novena…

…for their elections: Dear fellow Canadians, The Federal election is in less than 3 weeks! It is only my opinion, but I think it would be a good idea at this time to pray for our beautiful country. Since voting day this year happens to be exactly one week after our Thanksgiving Holiday, let’s remember [Read More…]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Please pray for a friend of mine who is going through a tough time. He is feeling suicidal and is talking to someone about it. Pray he get through it and God give him the strength to get through. Thanks, Father, hear our prayer for this man through your Son Jesus Christ. [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Pray for a young man struggling with scrupulosity. Father, hear our prayer for healing and peace for your son through our Lord Jesus Christ.  Mother Mary and St. Dymphna, pray for him and all who love  him.  Amen. [Read more…]