Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please pray for us. In a bad time. Father, hear our prayer for this man and his family. Help them through this difficult hour by the grace of Christ Crucified and Risen. Supply their needs, empower your angels to fight for them against whatever principalities and powers are against your will, and [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: I have good news with a prayer request: The time has finally come for me to cross the Pacific on an epic three-part mission to your fine country, I’m visiting a certain beautiful and holy lady I met on CatholicMatch to further discern a future together, then it’s off to a Monastery [Read More...]

Prayer request

A reader writes: Please ask your readers to pray for Tim, a 21 year old son of good friends of ours, who was involved in a serious snowmobiling accident and has some broken ribs, a fractured spine, and serious internal bleeding.  They did an angioplasty (apparently successful) to save his spleen, and now they are [Read More...]

Praise report and prayer request

A reader writes: I wrote a bit ago about our pastor, Father Patrick, who had left the parish for cancer treatments. I asked for prayers on his behalf and on behalf of our parish. I am writing now with an update, which you may post as long as you anonymize it — Father Patrick is [Read More...]

Urgent Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please pray for a young family in Madison, WI in need of critical prayer. The mom, Kiley, suffered a stroke late Thursday night and is currently in a coma in serious condition. We need a miracle; doctors are not optimistic as the MRI showed serious damage to the brain stem. Kiley and [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Praise Report

A reader writes: Can you post a prayer request for this man? The earth opened and swallowed his house. Sinkholes. One more reason, along with hurricanes, alligators, hordes of thirsty mosquitos, even in January, and the sheer number of general and flag officers in Tampastan, to flee from this state and not look back. (No [Read More...]

Urgent Prayer Request

A reader writes… My oldest friend (coincidentally named Mark) is unemployed, being evicted, and suicidal. Father, hear our prayer that you intervene and call him to choose life and hope.  Help him find work, a place to stay, and friends who can help him through this momentary crisis.  Mother Mary and St. Joseph, pray for him.  We [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: The situation in which my wife and I find ourselves is far less critical than most – not life-threatening, not on-the-edge-of-disaster, not financially strapped, but all the same it’s serious enough for us.  We are currently not happy with our state in life – either our jobs, or the place in which [Read More...]

Way to go Troops! And Thanks be to God!

A reader writes: Last summer I wrote you about my grandson, Sam, (now 12), who was diagnosed with leukemia on July 5. You were so kind as to mention him twice and suggest that people contribute to support the family. It was all very appreciated. Treatment for the leukemia that Sam has involves three stages. [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My family is being torn as of late. Our oldest has left the faith, still lives in our house, and his issues with Religion and the next steps of his life are making the lives of all of us unhappy to one degree or another. All our prayers, novenas and other, concrete [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please pray for my reintegration with the Catholic faith.  The last few years have been difficult ones for our family and it has stained us to the limits.  I find myself alone and on the outside of my faith and that deep voice still calls. Father, hear our prayer as your son [Read More...]

Praise Report and Prayer Request

The other day, I posted a prayer request for Alfredo, a friend of mine with a brain tumor.  Yesterday his wife writes: Well it has been an eventful day. Results of Alfredo’s pre-op brain MRI showed that the tumor had SHRUNK by 95% compared to the MRIs taken 15 & 16 days ago!!! Yes, really, [Read More...]