Prayer Request

A reader writes: Hi Mark, I’m in need of prayers yet again.  Our financial situation keeps getting more and more dire, and I’m not sure what else is going to happen to us and whether things will ever get better.  Thanks. Father, hear our prayer that this family will find the financial provision they require [Read More...]

A Chance for a Work of Mercy

A reader writes: If you have a chance, I would greatly appreciate it if you would promote a project that some of us here in the Diocese of Boise have been working on. Also, prayers for my father would also be appreciated. He has been battling cancer for about six years and is now in [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please ask your readers to pray for my wife and I. She is pregnant and due in the next few months. However, I’m struggling to find a way of supporting us. I recently got interviewed for a new job, but its been up in the air for awhile and we really need [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes This may seem minor, but currently I’m suffering from an extreme case of writer’s block. I’m planning to enter into Tuscany Press’ short story contest, and the deadline is only a month away. This may seem like quite a lot of time, but add in time to get it revised, and another [Read More...]

The delightful Joachim Licameli, one of my favorite readers, writes…

I announced my engagement on Facebook in January, and was touched by so many good wishes, yours included. Today’s The Day! We were introduced on the Feast of Mercy, and we’ll be married at the Hour of Mercy, on the Feast of the Visitation (that much is deliberate) in the church of St. Francis of [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Could you please ask your readers to pray for a friend of mine who’s been diagnosed with ALS? She has three children, two 11 year olds, and a 14 year old. Pray for her and her family, they really need it. Could you pray especially for her spiritual healing too? They are [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My baby daughter is suspected of having a rare and potentially devastating genetic illness.  Please pray for us. Father, hear our prayer for a healthy diagnosis and for complete health in body, soul, and spirit for this child to the glory of your Name.  Give her and all who love her grace, [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Recently I heard, secondhand, about a woman who was raising a few of her nephews and other relatives as though they were her own kids. One night, one nephew came home drunk, so she read him the riot act. The next day, at work, she got the news that the he had [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I’m writing to ask for prayers for two people close to me. First, my cousin was recently diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer. It hasn’t spread, and he is getting the treatment he needs, but naturally the family is worried. Second, my girlfriend was diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia, a painful nerve condition that [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Asking for prayer for a friend who is a relatively recent convert. She and her family have been under constant spiritual attack since they converted 3 years ago, and she is ready to give up on God and on the Church. Please pray for her mental, spiritual, and physical safety and protection. [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Can you please ask your great readers to pray for my brother and sister-in-law? They have three small children, and he has left his wife for his wife’s (ex) best friend who is the mother of four small children as well. He was friends with her husband who is a really, nice, [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Prayer request for a woman I know with a difficult, high-risk pregnancy! Father, hear our prayer for a safe and healthy delivery for mom and baby. Mother Mary, St. Luke, and St. Gerard, pray for them, their caregivers, and all who love them. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen. Another [Read More...]


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