Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please pray for a mother of 2 under the age of 6 – whose husband walked out a few months back. She’s a good Catholic, but has struggled with depression over the years, and is now on suicide watch. Friends report that her comments now don’t even sound like her: that it [Read More...]

Prayer Request–and Praise Report!

A reader writes: Please ask your readers to pray for my friend’s teenage son B. He has been missing for several days and was last seen in the company of a young adult who is suspected of having exploited younger boys. The police haven’t been able to pin anything on this guy yet but family [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

Fellow Patheosi Frank Weathers writes: Prayers please, for my nephew Jonah (in So Cal). He’s 13, and has been admitted to the hospital with lots of problems stemming from a condition that is not allowing his body to fight off infections. He has deterioration of intestinal walls, no GA antibodies being produced (?), ulcers in [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Pray for healing for my friends 2year old daughter. She has a very serious infection and is now in Children’s Hospital in Seattle for surgery and treatment. Also lift up her mom and dad and big brother for peace and strength. Father, hear our prayer for her complete healing in body, soul, [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My wife lost her job this morning out of the blue; we had no indications she was in any trouble at work, nor any hints that any layoffs might be coming. Please pray for speedy employment, and if anyone has any leads for admin positions in New York City, please send them [Read More...]

Prayers for my wife, Janet

She has injured her back (not clear how) and been in *excruciating* pain for the last day.  We spent all morning at ER.  Currently she’s on pain killers and muscle relaxants and has blessedly fallen asleep, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen her in this much pain even in labor. Please pray for her! [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and a Work of Mercy for Sudan

A reader writes: It would appear that the place where I have been living for a number of years will likely be sold by the end of summer. Therefore, I am in need of a new place to live out my eremitic vocation. What I have quickly learned is that I simply do not enjoy [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: This time it is for me and for my colleagues. Yesterday, without warning, we found out that our jobs will be outsourced to a company in Seattle. When you work for a non-profit like I do you don’t expect this. At least twenty people will be losing their jobs. Everyone is stunned [Read More...]

Prayer Request

Could you guys please pray for a friend of mine who has been battling cancer and will be going in for brain surgery soon? Her name is Kim. Thanks! Father, hear our prayer for Kim’s complete healing in body, soul, and spirit. Give her caregivers grace, compassion, knowledge, understanding, wisdom, counsel, skill, and and the [Read More...]

Praise Report and Prayer Request

A reader writes: You and your readers were kind enough to pray for my daughter, Jacqueline, who was diagnosed earlier this year with Stage 4 breast cancer.  She has undergone three orthopedic surgeries, two rounds of chemotherapy, and hormone therapy. She still has two more rounds of chemotherapy plus radiation therapy.  After each of the [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: After over a year of struggling with lung cancer my grandfather passed away. Please, could you pray for my grandfather and my grandmother, who helped him throughout his illness? And thank you and your readers for praying for them last year and the year before. Thank you, and God bless! Father, may [Read More...]

Prayer for the People of Iraq

…and especially for the Christians of Iraq.  Help them, God our Father, through Jesus Christ and by the sword of St. Michael.  Mother Mary, pray for them! And prayers of reparation for the United States of America and we conservatives whose support for this foolish and criminal war led, very predictably, to this. We are [Read More...]


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