Courtney Lenaburg RIP

May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace.  And may all who love her find grace, consolation, peace, strength, faith, hope, and love through our Lord Jesus Christ and the prayers Our Lady of Sorrows. [Read more…]

A Heroic Catholic family can use our prayers…

…as Courtney Lenaburg enters her final hours. Father, grant Courtney the grace of a happy death and pour out your tender love and blessing on this amazing family that has been so faithful to you. Mother Mary, pray for all of them, welcome Courtney and bring her to your Son, with whom she will be [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I am having some serious stomach issues related to my Crohns and will be having a colonoscopy and surgery the next day. They are on the 12th and 13th of February. I am wondering if you could put out a request for prayers as I need all the help I can get. [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader who has been struggling with profound depression and temptations to suicide asks for our prayers, particularly over the next couple of weeks. Father, hear our prayer for your beautiful daughter and lift this burden of depression from her with the grace of your healing love. Give her, her caregivers, and all who love [Read More…]

A Novena Proposal For a Consistent Ethic of Life

Mark Gordon writes: Most disappointing are those Catholics who pair their acceptance of torture – which in the case of the CIA’s operation resulted in the death of at least one innocent man – with an assertion of their impeccable pro-life credentials, as if their condemnation of one intrinsically evil act cancels their embrace of another intrinsically [Read More…]

Prayer Requests

Many of my readers know or know of the Lenaburgs.  Their daughter Courtney is dying. Of your charity, please pray for her and for them. Father, thank you for Courtney’s life and for the grace and love you have poured out on her through her beautiful family. Grant her the grace of a happy death, [Read More…]

Prayer for Marriage Today

A reader writes: Today, December 9th is the National Day of Prayer for families and against pornography.240+ leaders came together just 5 months later and the movement has been forever changed. Sign the petition to pray for marriages today! Sign up and share!! Father, hear our prayer through your Son Jesus Christ. [Read more…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Can you post another prayer request for Kreed on your blog? If you recall, Kreed is my friend’s seventeen-year-old stepson with nonverbal autism; he communicates only through a speech device. He’s also got life-threatening hypoglycemia, food allergies, an autoimmune disease that’s destroying the nerves in his arms and legs, and several other [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please ask your readers to pray for me and my family. My business (based around what I thought was my life’s work) appears to be failing after many ups and downs.  I recently developed potentially career-ending arm injuries that have slowed progress to a crawl. My wife is in chronic pain from an illness [Read More…]

Prayer Requests and Works of Mercy

A reader writes: Please pray for my family. We are experiencing cascading financial problems – partially owing to my wife being out of work without pay due to an eye operation, partially because we apparently suffer from some form of financial management disorder. The dogs are at our very heels. Thanks. Father, hear our prayer [Read More…]