Prayer Request

A reader writes: I suffer from severe depression that doesn’t respond well to medication. Recent events in my personal life have triggered a major depressive episode. It’s scary stuff – the last time it happened I almost had myself committed for my safety. Pray it doesn’t get that bad and I’m able to recover swiftly. [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: I’ve been a reader of yours on and off over a number of years. I’ve seen the prayer requests and have offered up my humble supplications, and now I’m asking for help. I have a daughter who has been in the Catholic school system from kindergarten through freshman year in high school. [Read More...]

Urgent Prayer Request

The reader who asked for prayers for his brother and his climbing partner reports that they were found dead from a fall. Father, grant them eternal rest and give give grace, peace, consolation and strength to all who love them through Christ our Lord. Mother Mary, pray for us sinners now and at the hour [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My husband and I have a vasectomy reversal scheduled for early September. The doctor is a devout Catholic who provides this surgery at a greatly reduced price on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, as this is apparently never covered by insurance and certainly isn’t covered by ours. He himself [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A  reader writes: I am asking for your prayers for the completion of our adoption of a little boy from Haiti. It has been such a long drawn out process (2 years). He has medical needs and we would like to bring him to our home soon. Father, hear our prayer that this boy can [Read More...]

Well done, youse guys!

A while back we set up a link to help get some money to a struggling family whose son had developed leukemia. His grandma writes: I’d like to let you know how things are going with Sam. Two weeks ago he was diagnosed with leukemia. He was able to come home after eight days in [Read More...]

A couple of professionals in Hollywood…

have begun a prayer network for the film-making community there. Given that Hollywood is an obvious focal point of interest for powers and principalities (a fact demonstrated with demonic power last week), prayer is the first and most obvious approach. Go for it. [Read more...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Special prayers for our son and his Green Beret brothers. He called on Monday from an undisclosed location to ask for prayers because they are headed out on a particularly dangerous mission this week. To God be the glory, and may the troops please accomplish their objectives without bloodshed. Father, hear our [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Praise Report

A reader writes: I lost my dad 12 yrs ago almost, and its gotten a lot better over the years. But lately Ive been almost suicidal missing him. His death anniversary and birthday both are still months away and I don’t understand why now? He was my only parent, he sacrifised everything for my sister [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I hate to trouble you again after sending you a number of prayer requests in the past, but my mom is having severe back trouble and is in a terrific amount of pain. She can’t sit, stand, walk, or lie down comfortably, so she’s just moving from one to the other in [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I hit one heck of a bump in my education last spring. I was supposed to get my Bachelor’s, but I did poorly in my classes and had to take an “incomplete” in a last-ditch effort to meet the requirements for graduation. Because my stupidity is matched only by my lethargy, I [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I have a prayer request that came through a friend of mine. Her daughter is pregnant, and during her 3rd trimester, the baby was diagnosed with achondroplasia, more commonly known as dwarfism. The family is heartbroken about this, and there has been much talk about choosing to abort if they had known [Read More...]