Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Could you ask your readers to pray for my brother Damien? He’s been mentally ill for many years, and hanged himself on Friday. His neck is unbroken, but his brain seems to have suffered oxygen deprivation. Barring a miracle in the next couple days, the doctors don’t hold out much hope. He [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: There’s a couple in my parish who are grieving the death of their daughter. It was a great shock – she was perfectly healthy, not into drugs or anything like that. Obviously they’re devastated. Please pray for the soul of the deceased and those she leaves behind. Father, grant her eternal rest [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please ask God to not let me lose my job. I’ve fallen behind and need assistance being lifted up, to excel at my skills, and to do my job well. I pray for help. I don’t want to lose my job. I’m at fault, but ask God not only his pardon, but [Read More…]

Prayer Requests

Wenatchee is on the other side of the Cascades from Seattle, about a hundred miles from here.   It’s a very dry area that, ironically, sits on the Columbia.  We have several dear friends who live there, so please pray that God our Father send rain and turn the winds away from the town through [Read More…]

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…]