Prayers and Works of Mercy

A reader writes: A young friend of my wife and I is trying to raise some extra $$$ so she can attend Franciscan University at Steubenville this fall. Both of her parents are unemployed right now so she set up a “Go Fund Me” page to help. I thought your readership might be able to [Read More…]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: I sent you a prayer request about 4 years ago when my husband was laid off from his job. He was out of work for a few months then but then found a contract job that he worked for three years. That contract ended last year, and he hasn’t been able to [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader sends along this plea from a friend of his: Looking for help, friends. My mentally ill and defenseless son was brutally beaten by law enforcement officers yesterday, Monday, August 18, 2014, at 1 pm, in the middle of 4-lane Woodward Avenue in downtown Pontiac. No crime, no violation committed, wore no shoes or [Read More…]

Prayer Request

Three years ago, after much prayerful thought, my wife and I decided to go into business. I’m not prone to ‘feeling the call of God’ and this would be one of the few decisions that I believe we were prompted in a particular way. This lurched along for two hard long scraping years, before it [Read More…]

Pray for Peace in Iraq

Reader Garrett Johnson writes: Our #20DaysForPeace, consists of 20 days of offerings for our brothers and sisters in the Middle East. We will make a daily offering for them, in addition to having them in our prayers. We invite you to share this post and encourage others to participate as well. #PrayForPeace. We started on August the [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My sister has just given birth to a very healthy boy, so prayers for her and child would be appreciated, as well as praise to God for no complications in the delivery. Thanks be to God our Father through our Lord Jesus Christ! [Read more…]

Today is a Global Day of Prayer…

…for the Church in Iraq. The prayer of a righteous person availeth much.  Do your bit! Father, hear our prayer for the deliverance of the Church in Iraq from all her enemies and their flourishing and fruition in the Holy Spirit through Christ our Lord.  Mother Mary and St. Michael, pray for them and protect [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Prayers for my uncle, John McGee, who has been on a respirator the past week at Reston Hospital. He is in serious condition and may not last much longer. Father, hear our prayer for John’s complete healing in body, soul, and spirit, or for the grace of a happy death if it [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please pray for the young woman brought out of Wakefield Place this morning by ambulance. They were doing CPR on her. She is someone I know, so this is really hard. Father, hear our prayer for her complete recovery through our Lord Jesus Christ.  Mother Mary and St. Luke, pray for her [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I would appreciate it a lot if you could post a prayer request for two people: The first is for a women and her son who was born prematurely with kidney problems that will make a kidney transplant necessary, that he may heal and have a healthy life. The second is for [Read More…]