Prayer Requests

A reader writes: A relative of mine suffers from a mental illness and is undergoing unusually severe inward turmoil lately. We have no idea why. It may be related to changes in his medication, but since these have had other, positive results as well, like weight loss and greater activity, we would hate to change [Read More...]

Urgent Prayer Request

A reader writes: I would really appreciate if you could ask for prayers for myself, my husband and our six children.  Within 24 hours I have found out that I have stage 2 breast cancer, and I am several weeks pregnant.  I am so overwhelmed, I don’t know what to think.  Any prayers people could [Read More...]

Prayer requests

My reader who has been suffering from profound depression has a treatment option open to her, but will need resources to do it, particularly childcare every day for three weeks from 8 to 5.  FWIW, I’ve suggested she start a Kickstarter page or some other fundraising thing.  If she does, I will give youse guys [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Hi, I’m a recent reader and I noticed that you occasionally post prayer requests from readers. I was hoping you could post this one anonymously because I’m trying not to betray a friend’s trust, but she dearly needs prayer. She’s broke, unmarried and pregnant and has decided to get an abortion, partly [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader asks for prayer as he struggles to listen to the voice of the Shepherd and not to various voices of this world that throw him into confusion. Father, hear his prayer and enliven in him the gifts of the Holy Spirit given in Confirmation that he could attend to the voice of Jesus [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I enjoy reading your blogs and follow you on FB too and really appreciate your perspective on our Catholic faith. I know you likely get lots of prayer requests, but I was hoping I could ask you to say a prayer or twenty for me. I’ve been going through a really deep [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I have to make a financial decision soon that will have significant implications for my family. Would greatly appreciate your prayers and those of your readers. Father, hear our prayer that you will guide my reader and his family in making the best and wisest decision.  Mother Mary and St. Thomas, pray [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader asks for prayer after the sudden death of her mother. Father, grant eternal light and peace to your daughter and give healing, strength, comfort, grace and peace to all who mourn her loss.  Mother Mary, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death.  We ask all this through Christ [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: It seems like all I do lately is ask for prayers, and here I am again.  My husband was asked to leave his job at the end of July, apparently under the “last in, first out” justification; and wouldn’t you know it, I’m unexpectedly pregnant. We could really use some help now.  [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please remember my brother, his wife and daughter in your prayers today. Michael had a brain hemhorrage last night and he is dying.  I am going to get dressed now and go to the hospital to be with my brother.  Thank you foryour kindness. Father, hear our prayer for the grace of [Read More...]


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