Praise Report and Prayer Request

A reader wrote last week: About a month ago I posted a request for prayer in the comments section of one of your posts as my wife and I had just received word of his condition and was distraught and wanted to tell someone, someone Catholic who might appreciate what we’d just had dropped in [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My co-worker/friend Christina’s husband Jeff found out he has advanced liver/colon cancer a few days ago. He’s young (40) with 4 children under the age of 6 (1 year old twins and one with special needs). Needless to say, it’s especially terrifying. Chemo is beginning immediately and they have very little community/family [Read More...]

Follow up to Prayer Request

A reader writes: I wrote to you a couple of weeks ago regarding my friend who had drowned. Thank you for posting my prayer request on your blog. Sadly, rescuers were unable to recover his body. We had a memorial service and a memorial Mass for him last week, but without a body, there is [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I have an acquaintance/friend who is in her 30s, has struggled her whole life with mental health issues, and some physical issues. She moved to London a few months ago and has been posting regularly on her timeline on facebook. Her posts are very honest – she is feeling extremely lonely, is [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

My friend Sheila writes to ask prayer again: Could you, once again, ask your readers for some prayer? Our housing situation is quite challenging right now as the owner of our rental house has put the house up for sale and wants us to vacate in 30 days. We need to find a place to [Read More...]

Another Praise Report! Plus Prayer Requests. And a chance to do a Work of Mercy

A reader writes about a boy we prayed for last week: Below is an update on our friends’ brother who is recovering from a head injury suffered in a bike accident a few weeks ago. Please continue to keep him in prayer. Thank you! “In cases like David’s, they say people will make improvements daily. [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I know you sometimes put prayer requests out.  Usually, I would not specifically request prayer for a protestant missionary (for mission purposes).  This is not such a request, Mark…She lives in a central American country, and her pre-teen son has been kidnapped. I know a wee bit more, but she’s requested friends [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Hi. This is like the second or third time I’ve asked you to pray for my (sometimes suicidal) depression, but here I am again. Things have been rough lately. Very very rough. Prayers, please, until I get to my psychiatrist on Monday. The priest to whom I had confessed some of my [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Would you please put up this prayer request for this mother of 4, soon to be 5 girls?  RG is a catechist at our parish in the kids program and pregnant with baby #5 and recently was diagnosed with a rare tumor in her lung.  I will let her explain in her [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: My husband and I are both having trouble finding work. His contract job recently came to an end after 3 years. I’ve been only sporadically employed for several years now (often working for very difficult people). We’re not facing the street: we live with my disabled parent who has a pension and [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: I seem to be asking a lot, but I could use any prayers you can offer. The bad news in my life is never-ending I keep finding myself at my wits end. Frankly, I’m not sure I can last another month in my current trajectory much less another year of this emotional [Read More...]

Urgent Prayer Request

A reader who has struggled with depression and despair for many years writes: Will you ask your readers to pray for me? Maybe God will hear one of them even though he is deaf to my voice. This despair is soul-crushing and my hopelessness is about to swallow me whole. I don’t have much hope [Read More...]


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