Prayer Request and Praise Reportl

A reader writes: Requesting prayers for Angela, the teenage daughter of friends of ours, who was hit by a car while on her bike and is now undergoing a dangerous operation on her skull.  Thank you! Father, hear our prayer for Angela’s swift and full recovery.  Give her caregivers grace, skill, knowledge, understanding, compassion and [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My friend’s son, whom they named William, was in distress, and labor was induced yesterday. He died before delivery early this morning. Their parents and priest were with them. William will be interred in a family plot following a funeral. If you would say a prayer for William’s soul and for their [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: One of my closest friends from childhood’s diabetic father was recently diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic and liver cancer along with other health issues. This news is hard on him and my friend and their family emotionally, financially and spiritually. Would you please help pray? Father, hear our prayer for his complete [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Javier, a seminarian for the Diocese of Salina, KS, is in desperate need of prayers. He is critically ill with pneumonia and, barring a miracle, it does not appear as if he will make it. If you could please ask your readers to pray for him through the intercession of Fr. Emil [Read More...]

Prayer Request and Praise Report

My reader updates: Here is an update on the young man, recent college graduate, who has a job lined up in the tech field, who had that brain injury from the biking accident.   Progress is being made, praise be to God!  Here’s the latest from his mother and thank you and your readers for their [Read More...]

Praise Report and Prayer Request

A reader wrote last week: About a month ago I posted a request for prayer in the comments section of one of your posts as my wife and I had just received word of his condition and was distraught and wanted to tell someone, someone Catholic who might appreciate what we’d just had dropped in [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My co-worker/friend Christina’s husband Jeff found out he has advanced liver/colon cancer a few days ago. He’s young (40) with 4 children under the age of 6 (1 year old twins and one with special needs). Needless to say, it’s especially terrifying. Chemo is beginning immediately and they have very little community/family [Read More...]

Follow up to Prayer Request

A reader writes: I wrote to you a couple of weeks ago regarding my friend who had drowned. Thank you for posting my prayer request on your blog. Sadly, rescuers were unable to recover his body. We had a memorial service and a memorial Mass for him last week, but without a body, there is [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I have an acquaintance/friend who is in her 30s, has struggled her whole life with mental health issues, and some physical issues. She moved to London a few months ago and has been posting regularly on her timeline on facebook. Her posts are very honest – she is feeling extremely lonely, is [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

My friend Sheila writes to ask prayer again: Could you, once again, ask your readers for some prayer? Our housing situation is quite challenging right now as the owner of our rental house has put the house up for sale and wants us to vacate in 30 days. We need to find a place to [Read More...]