Prayer Request

A reader writes: Came across this local story today, which is absolutely tragic all around. Please pray for the soul of this young mother, for her young son who now not only has to grow up without her but has to remember his birthday as the day she was killed, and for her murderer that [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: I’m a long time reader and have a prayer request: I’m a survivor of clergy abuse that I suffered as an adult while in religious life. I was sexually abused by my religious superior, after he groomed me before the abuse. I blamed myself for years, and couldn’t bring myself to report [Read More...]

Prayer Requests (and a request from me to lawyer-type readers)

A reader writes: For three years now, my husband has been persecuted in his workplace by militant homosexual co-workers because of his Catholic stance on gay marriage. He has had petty and traditionally unenforced rules held against him, resulting in various disciplinary procedures and grievances. This past week, the hate against him escalted to the [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I have a disability and some associated health problems that leave me vulnerable to a particular type of infection. I have been hampered for several weeks now (yes, weeks) by a stubborn and persistent infection that leaves me feeling distinctly yucky and sub-par most of the time. I have been through almost three rounds [Read More...]

Prayer Request and Praise Report

Reader Joseph Moore writes: A year ago this Saturday, our son Andrew was struck and killed by a car in Indiana while on the Crossroads Pro-Life walk. You kindly posted a prayer request then. This past weekend, my family flew out to Indianapolis for a memorial Mass put together by Crossroads, who had gathered together [Read More...]

Your Chance to Do a Vital Work of Mercy for a Poor Family with a New Baby Whose Mom has Breast Cancer

Jodi Sorenson’s family and friends are uniting to raise money to help with her battle against breast cancer. Please show your support! Jodi’s was diagnosed with stage IIA breast cancer in April. She is currently undergoing 6 months of chemo and will have surgery this fall. She and Adam welcomed their son, Sven in May. [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: The father of a dear friend was diagnosed with a brain tumor last week. He is having the surgery to remove it today. The cause is unknown, and there are still many questions. The doctors are optimistic, but even with a perfect surgery, it will be a long recovery. It would mean [Read More...]

Update on Thomas Peters

UPDATE from Dr. Ed Peters: “Okay, I am sorry, but here’s some news. Thomas Peters was seriously hurt in a swimming accident Tuesday evening. He fractured his 5th cervical vert. and is at Univ. Maryland Medical Center (Baltimore). Natalie Zmuda Peters is there, and the moms Angela & Becky Z flew out a couple hours [Read More...]

Two Urgent Prayer Requests

Thomas Peters, of, was in a swimming accident and has broken his neck.  He is awake and stable but I don’t know anything else. Father, hear our prayer for Tom that he be completely healed in body, soul, and spirit.  Give grace, understanding, knowledge, skill, wisdom, and compassion to his caregivers.  Supply his family’s [Read More...]

Prayer request and praise report

A reader writes: To follow-up on my prayer request from last week on 2 year-old Luke.  Good news: the brain tumor is benign!  However, because of it’s size, he had surgery today to insert a shunt and the doctors are going to use Chemotherapy to attempt to shrink the tumor.  So, once again, please keep [Read More...]