Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Please have your readers pray for me. I’m getting married tomorrow. Father, thank you for this great gift of marriage. Bless this man and his wife with love, long life, and fruitful union through Christ our Lord. Mother Mary and St. Joseph, pray for them! We ask this through Christ our Lord. [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I’m sad to report that my former teacher, for whom I asked for prayers a few weeks ago, passed away on Wednesday after a year long battle with cancer. The happy news is that he was surrounded by family and apparently without pain in his final few days. Please pray for the [Read More...]

Emergency Prayer Request

…for a dear friend who has just been diagnosed with a tumor in her skull (apparently in her sinus and near her eye. Father, heal her completely in body, soul and spirit. Give grace, wisdom, knowledge, skill, compassion, and the proper technology to her caregivers to eradicate this cancer and help her heal. Give her, [Read More...]

A reader asks for prayer…

“For my brother who has been out of work for about 8 months.” Father, hear our prayer and grant this man a good, well-paying job swiftly. Help him to do it well. Mother Mary and St. Joseph the Worker, pray for him. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen! [Read more...]

Praise Report and Prayer Request

A reader writes: I just wanted to let you and your readers know that my friend’s father, for whom we prayed a couple of weeks ago before his emergency brain surgery, is doing superbly! The surgery was a success, but now they need to move forward with diagnosing the nature of the tumor and pursuing [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My friend has been having stomach pains for 3 weeks or so now, and will be going to a doctor later today.  Reckons it some sort of ulcer. Could I please ask your prayers on her behalf? Many thanks!  God bless you! Father, hear our prayer for this woman’s complete healing in [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: A good friend of mine is missing after a diving-related accident at a lake.  At this time, it is officially a recovery effort and they are trying to locate his body.  Thank you and God bless. Father, grant him eternal rest through Christ our Lord and grant grace, peace, and consolation to [Read More...]

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...]