Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Could you please post a prayer for my oldest son?  Just last week, he started having physical problems, the kind that always say ‘see a doctor immediately!’  He went and, so far, the first tests yielded a negative.  Which is good.  The doctor and specialist both said if things get better over [Read More...]

Urgent Prayer Request for Fr. Raphael Mary Salzillo, O.P.

Fr. Raphael Mary is well-known to the good people of Blessed Sacrament parish here in Seattle. He is scheduled for surgery tomorrow. Please pray for him. Here is the scoop: I’m sorry for the mass email – it is not usually my style but is easy for communicating information to a large group. I would [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My friend who had the lung operation is not doing well.  More things are going wrong.  The doctors will have a meeting tomorrow and will probably start taking him off the machines that are keeping him alive.  Prayers for the repose of his soul, and for the comfort of his family would [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: My friend’s lungs failed this morning.  He is, at best, back to square one.  He may be on a bypass machine for a month.  His heart is doing okay, but his kidneys took a hard hit last time this happened.  Prayers that he recover still needed. My other friend’s elderly wolf had [Read More...]

Prayer Request

…for a young couple who, having already miscarried, have now given birth to a baby without anus. The baby will require several surgeries and it is not certain they will work. Father, hear our prayer for a complete successful surgery for the baby and for his complete healing, as well as for financial provision for [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Praise Reports

For the good people of Los Alamos who are endangered by wildfires, that they would be protected and fires brought under control without harming anyone.  We ask that, Father, through your Son Jesus Christ. Mother Mary, pray for them! Also a reader writes: I want to offer my gratitude for the prayers of you and [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Would you mind asking your readers to pray for the repose of the soul of Molly Conley and for her family?  She’s the young lady who was shot and died in Lake Stevens over the weekend.  Her family is in our parish and she graduated from our parish school last year.  Please [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I’m asking for prayers for my husband of 22 years (and father of our 8 children, ages 4 to 22).  He’s going into the hospital for a few days for treatment for congestive heart failure related to a rare autoimmune disease he’s been fighting for a few years. Father, hear our prayer [Read More...]

A reader offers a prayer

For the tiny town of Moscow, Kansas, and all of the firefighters who have been battling a blaze since Tuesday night right at the edge of town and trying to keep it contained. Somewhere around 60,000 hay bales are burning. The town was evacuated during the night as the winds began to shift. Please pray [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I am asking for prayer for one of my friends. He’s dealt with life-threatening health problems all his life. Yesterday he was operated on for lung cancer. I know he used to go to church, but in the last few years he has fallen away. Father, grant your son the grace of [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: A friend of my Grandma, and our family, has a son who is dying of HIV. He has been taking medicine, though inconsistently as his mother told us, and is now falling asleep so much that he cannot hold his job. The poor man is need of God’s merciful grace, love, mercy, [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Prayer request: I have been Catholic for 6 years, I came from a non-religious background filled with drug addicts and occultists. I don’t have strong Catholic friendships and the parish is pushing me aside despite my attempts to get involved. I am married to a former Catholic and have 5 children, one [Read More...]


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