Prayer Request

A reader writes: I am requesting some prayers. We are from St. Louis, MO but spending some time in Bellingham, WA right now. One of our kids, named Jacob, is 5 and has undergoing treatment for leukemia for a year and a half. He unexpectedly has low platelets and very compromised immune system, and his [Read More…]

Today’s Work of Mercy and Prayer Request

Ave Maria! Dear friends, ​We’d like to appeal to your charity, on behalf of a family in very grave need. Mrs. Jessica Cortes, mother of ten (!), and sister-in-law of two of our friars (Friar Gabriel Cortes and Friar Didacus Cortes), has been diagnosed with terminal uterine cancer. Following is a description of the situation, [Read More…]

Prayer Request for Kreed

A reader writes: Another prayer request for Kreed the autistic teenager, please? They’ve found that at least part of the recent trouble was that his gall bladder was shutting down. He just got out of surgery to get it removed, and they had to call a code because he completely stopped breathing. He’s breathing again [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Many thanks for the continued prayers for my aunt. According to the oncologist they seem to have gotten everything with the initial surgery, but they’re now doing additional tests to confirm. If the tests come back clean, I’m told she won’t need additional treatment, just periodic monitoring/tests. Praise be to God for [Read More…]

Am at Retina Specialists Northwest this AM for Jan’s eye

So Jan was off doing her customary work of selfless generosity to a friend yesterday when she noticed something in her left eye’s field of vision. When she got in bright sunlight it became pronounced. “Squiggles” like somebody had taken a magic marker to the world. She can see well enough to read with no [Read More…]

My beautiful, precious wife just called from the hospital

She is having trouble seeing out of her left eye and is scared.  Please pray for her.  Thank you!  Her name is Janet. [Read more…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My next door neighbor has Rectal Cancer. She started her second round of Radiation on Wednesday having barely just had the operation. I’m not sure if she is a follower of Christ or not but she needs prayer. If you can help with that, God Bless You. A 70 year old man [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please send out a prayer request for Fr. Jeffrey Keefe, the chaplain of our local Courage chapter in Syracuse, NY. He’s quite advanced in years, in very ill health, and his condition is deteriorating. He is a great and holy priest. Fr. Jeffrey has supported Courage for decades, and we love him [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I know that your readers will pray for those who request it, so I am asking for prayers for my husband. He was a faithful Christian when we married, but has recently lost his faith. This is clearly causing him incredible personal pain and I worry about our young sons who no [Read More…]

Prayer Requests, Praise Reports and Works of Mercy

A reader writes: There is a woman I know named Ambra who is dying from breast cancer as I write this. She was diagnosed with breast cancer while pregnant. Ambra refused to consider abortion and refused chemotherapy until her son was born. She gave birth, has had a double mastectomy, and is now dying from [Read More…]