Prayers for the People of St. James the Just Parish in Ogden

Friend of the Blog Fr. Erik Richsteig had a shooting in his parish during Mass.  The victim is in critical but stable condition.  Fr. Erik says he will be OK.  The shooter was the victim’s son-in-law. Father, heal the victim completely, give grace, wisdom, knowledge, understanding and skill to his caregivers; give grace, peace, faith, [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: A friend of mine has found out he has only a few months at most to live. His liver is failing. He’s only 26 years old, and an atheist. Please pray for his conversion, and if God wills, his healing. Please pray for those of us closest to him, too. Father, hear [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes to say his wife is miscarrying and to ask for prayers. May God grant eternal life to your baby and grace, healing, peace, and strength to you and you wife and family through our Lord Jesus Christ. Mother Mary and Holy Innocents, pray for this family. Amen! Another reader writes: Please pray [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Could you please post a prayer for my oldest son?  Just last week, he started having physical problems, the kind that always say ‘see a doctor immediately!’  He went and, so far, the first tests yielded a negative.  Which is good.  The doctor and specialist both said if things get better over [Read More...]

Urgent Prayer Request for Fr. Raphael Mary Salzillo, O.P.

Fr. Raphael Mary is well-known to the good people of Blessed Sacrament parish here in Seattle. He is scheduled for surgery tomorrow. Please pray for him. Here is the scoop: I’m sorry for the mass email – it is not usually my style but is easy for communicating information to a large group. I would [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My friend who had the lung operation is not doing well.  More things are going wrong.  The doctors will have a meeting tomorrow and will probably start taking him off the machines that are keeping him alive.  Prayers for the repose of his soul, and for the comfort of his family would [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: My friend’s lungs failed this morning.  He is, at best, back to square one.  He may be on a bypass machine for a month.  His heart is doing okay, but his kidneys took a hard hit last time this happened.  Prayers that he recover still needed. My other friend’s elderly wolf had [Read More...]

Prayer Request

…for a young couple who, having already miscarried, have now given birth to a baby without anus. The baby will require several surgeries and it is not certain they will work. Father, hear our prayer for a complete successful surgery for the baby and for his complete healing, as well as for financial provision for [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Praise Reports

For the good people of Los Alamos who are endangered by wildfires, that they would be protected and fires brought under control without harming anyone.  We ask that, Father, through your Son Jesus Christ. Mother Mary, pray for them! Also a reader writes: I want to offer my gratitude for the prayers of you and [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Would you mind asking your readers to pray for the repose of the soul of Molly Conley and for her family?  She’s the young lady who was shot and died in Lake Stevens over the weekend.  Her family is in our parish and she graduated from our parish school last year.  Please [Read More...]


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