Prayers for all involved in the Boston bombing

May God have mercy on the dead, heal the wounded and bring to swift justice the murderers through Christ our Lord. [Read more...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please pray for my friend, who is falling further and further away from the Church in which she was baptized and confirmed, and is to be re-baptized today in some Protestant parish. Please pray for her. And if you deem it wise, might you ask your minions to pray for her? Father, [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Our son, a practicing Catholic, has been fighting heroin addiction (Yes, it can happen to anyone.).  With three clean months behind him, he is feeling the oppression of the Evil One.  He very much wants to be prayed over by a priest and as I write, we await hearing back from a [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My cousin, Kristen, was told yesterday that she is developing cervical cancer and is most likely going to need a full hysterectomy. She is 26. She has been talking a lot lately about having children within the next few years. Obviously, this news came as a huge shock and is devastating. Please [Read More...]

Prayers for Pope Emeritus Benedict

He is not well.  God bless this great and good man. [Read more...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Could you please send a prayer request out for my sister, Kim, who was just diagnosed with breast cancer. She will be having an MRI today to help determine where the condition stands; praying that it has not spread and is able to be successfully treated. Father, hear our prayer for Kim’s [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Praise Reports

A reader writes: My father has been diagnosed with “spindle cell sarcoma” in a small patch on the side of his face. He will have surgery to have it removed soon. If it’s Stage 1 and hasn’t spread, all will be well, but if it’s past that, it means chemotherapy or radiation therapy and no [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Would you mind offering a prayer for me and my wife? I’m very bad at handling stress (my own fault).  Opposed to being patient and understanding with change and other people I typically act out in an un-Christian manner.  All of this finally came to breaking point on February 13th when I [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I am an adult confirmation candidate, a convert from Protestantism. I have attended Mass since the beginning of 2012, I have followed Church discipline as much as I know it, and I believe and profess all that the Holy Catholic Church teaches, etc. By virtue of not actually being Catholic, I have [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Some prayer would be appreciate for the continued growth of my new business and God’s continued provision for my family’s needs. Father, hear our prayer through your Son Jesus Christ.  Mother Mary and St. Joseph, pray for him! Another reader writes: My son has just been laid off at work and needs [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: I was just wondering if you could ask your readers to pray for my grandfather who is drawing near to death, especially for the grace of final perseverance and consolation for his wife and our family!  Thank you so much! Father, hear our prayer that your servant will be granted the grace [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

Dear friend Sherry Curp writes on behalf of dear friend Dave Curp, her husband: Please pray for my husband David’s mother Mary and 95-year-old grandmother Onedra, who both have pneumonia. Father, hear our praye for their complete healing through Christ our Lord.  Grant grace, skill, knowledge and compassion to their caregivers and grace, peace, and [Read More...]


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