Prayer Requests

A reader writes: My Dad is going in for quintuple bypass surgery tomorrow. Please pray that Christ’s healing hands guide the caregivers and bring my Dad through the surgery successfully and on to a speedy recovery. Father, hear our prayer for this man’s complete healing in body, soul, and spirit. Grant wisdom, compassion, and akill [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

I would like to ask prayer for a reader who is going through a great trial of suffering right now, that she find the joy and happiness for which God made her through Jesus Christ.  Mother Mary and St. Joseph, pray for her. Also a reader writes: My dear mother, who sacrificed so much and [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My brother-in-law has been admitted to hospital after he collapsed at work. He had tightness in his chest and the docs in the hospital are doing tests but haven’t figured out what has happened. He’s awake and OK for the time being but he is going to be in hospital overnight. He [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I ask for prayers for my alma mater. As the linked article shows, condom idolization is hitting all time highs at my wonderful school. Note how this is listed as “news” and not “opinion”. My school needs prayers, holy men and women, and a change in culture. Father, hear our prayer through [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Sorry to bother you when you’re so busy but would you please put in a prayer request for my upcoming double knee-joint replacement surgery? Thanks. Best wishes for your son’s wedding. Thank you! Father, hear our prayer for my reader’s complete recovery, for skill, compassion and wisdom for her caregivers, and for [Read More...]

Latest update on Fr. Dumas from Fr. Louis

Dear friends, Today is a good day! I spent most of the day with Fr. Dumas, and I am happy to report on three steps of progress! 1. Today Father went from having the machine breathe for him to breathing by himself with support from the machine. But it gets better! Around 5:30 PM (after [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: A brief background: when we first started dating, I was the sort of agnostic who was too apathetic to bother being an atheist. My wife came from a family whose hearts are good, but no-one is in the least bit religious. When we began seriously considering marriage, I decided to return to [Read More...]

Prayers for Fr. Benedict Groeschel

All I know of the man is that he has lived a lifetime of compassion for the weak, of charity, mercy, fidelity, and holiness. I pray for him in this hour of terrible trial and thank him for his life of goodness to so many people as I thank God for the gift of Fr. [Read More...]

Thanks be to God!

A reader writes: Very hopeful and uplifting update regarding Fr. Dumas from Fr. Louis Merosne: Dear friends! Thank You! Thank you for your patience in waiting for this update.  I am so moved by the expression of SO MUCH LOVE from all of you.  Your prayerful support is truly touching.  The first Christians would be [Read More...]

Prayers for people…

…in the path of Isaac. Thanks be to God the levees seem to be holding. I know at least two people who live down there. May God keep them and their families safe and turn this whole thing into an occasion for great story-telling and fond memories in years to come, through Christ our Lord. [Read More...]

Urgent Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Please pray for Fr. Jean Francelome Dumas, a young priest in Haiti (he serves along with our close friend, Fr. Louis Merosne) who was severely injured in a car accident on his way back to his parish to celebrate a marriage. The doctors gave him 5% chance to live. They need to [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Please pray for my brother Sean and his volunteer group as they head back from our orphanage in Haiti. Tropical Storm Isaac caused their flight home to be canceled. They’re currently on their way to the airport in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) traveling over some pretty rough terrain in addition to fairly [Read More...]