Prayer Request

A reader writes: A friend’s cancer has returned. The previous treatment some years ago badly damaged his heart, requiring a pacemaker. This round could cost him a leg. Father, hear our prayer that your servant be spared grief on grief. Heal him through your Son Jesus Christ. Give skill, wisdom, compassion, knowledge, understanding and above [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: May I ask for prayers for all the victims of this tragedy, their families and everybody else involved, but particularly for that young man being haunted by the question “Why me” after escaping two life-threatening incidents in the last 3 months but finding himself unable to do anything to help save his [Read More...]

Urgent Prayers Needed

For a reader struggling with profound depression who has experienced a setback in her treatment and feels very betrayed. Also for her family and all who love her as they seek to support her and remind her of the love of God for her. Father, hear our prayer for your daughter and continue to remind [Read More...]

Two urgent prayer requests and a corporal work of mercy

A reader writes: I was wondering if you could put in a prayer request with your readers. I am wanting to be as confidential as possible, but our situation is quite dire at present. I woke up this morning with the recurring thought that I was supposed to contact you to ask for prayer. I [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: I am presently in a mundane bureaucratic job that does not exactly utilize my God given skills and talents. Hence, I ask that you and your readers pray that I obtain a better job in which I may be able to do “God’s work” on earth and in which my skills and [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

Matthew Kelly, the Catholic evangelist from Australia, has been diagnosed with cancer. Father, grant him swift recovery in body, soul, and spirit and give grace, wisdom, skill, knowledge, understanding, and  compassion and give all who love him grace, peace, strength, consolation, faith, hope and love through our Lord Jesus Christ.  Mother Mary, St. Luke and [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader facing a thousand dollar medical bill asks for prayer that their family be able to meet the bill. Father, we ask your provision for this family’s medical needs and your complete healing for your daughter.  We ask this through Christ crucified and risen.  Mother Mary, St. Joseph, and St. Luke, pray for her [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I would request prayers for my sister-in-law’s unborn child.  He has hydrocephalus, a smaller than average brain and abnormal kidneys.  Doctors are not optimistic that he will survive until term due to low amniotic fluid, and if he does his life is expected to be short.  Please pray for the health of [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader who has asked for prayer in the past writes: I am not quite sure how to say this but I know I need prayer in a desperate way. This past week the depression has gotten so dark and so heavy that yesterday, I made a plan to end my life and was in [Read More...]

Prayer Request and Work of Mercy

A reader writes: Please pray for a family in New Zealand.  The husband, a young man, has a brain condition known as Arteriovenous malformation and requires treatment that can only be done in Germany.  He and his wife have done a great deal of good work, having established and operating a mutual-help and volunteer service [Read More...]


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