Prayer Request

A reader writes: My grandmother has been diagnosed with stage zero breast cancer. She’s having surgery on Wednesday to remove the cells. The doctors think it will be a fairly routine operation, which should be successful. However, the operation would normally be followed by radiation just in case the cancer spread. Given my grandma’s age, [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: If I may ask for prayers for a special request. Father, hear our prayer for this person and their request through your Son Jesus Christ. Mother Mary, pray for this person. [Read more...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My wife Maureen died at the age of 42 last October. As i have journeyed through the fog of grief and beginning to come out to the other side. I find myself at a time in my life where I am discerning about coming a Priest. I would really be honored if [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Beth’s Uncle Jimmy has been fighting mesothelioma for a few years now. He underwent an experimental surgery and treatment at the University of Pennsylvania almost two years ago. The results were stunning, so much so that the doctors have asked him to attend several conferences where the results (and Uncle Jimmy) were [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: We have a terrible situation going on in my husband’s family.  Someone in desperate need of intervention (drug abuse, alcohol abuse and mental illness) lives at my inlaws’ and pulled a knife on my husband yesterday. It’s hard for me to type this because I’m very angry at this person, while realizing that they [Read More...]

Prayer requests

Please pray for a loved one who is struggling to find steady work at a living wage. St. Joseph, pray for him. Mother Mary, pray for him. Father, hear our prayer through your Son Jesus Christ. A reader writes: Please pray for my friend RJ who is finishing up is chemotherapy. From everything I’ve heard, [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader asks prayer for my stepmother. She is having serious chronic medical issue, even her doctor is stumped. It appears to be one of those things that is not life threatening, but very painful and chronic. Father, grant her complete healing in body, soul, and spirit. Give her caregivers grace, wisdom, knowledge, counsel, skill [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Hi, I have a major prayer request I hope you can share with readers. My friend’s roommate’s son Kreed is a beautiful teenage boy with autism who’s got a host of horrible physical disorders as well, including epilepsy, a severe metabolic disorder and an immune deficiency.He’s been suffering from bad pain in [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: My Grandma’s friend for years – her husband and son are suffering. She’s in her mid to late 70′s taking care of her husband who has a systemic infection. And her son is suffering hiv, which I think is turning to aids. She is in real need of God’s assistance, and is [Read More...]

Calah Alexander writes with a Prayer Request and a Work of Mercy

One of my favorite professors from UD, the one who taught the Ogre and I that love mattered more than laws (the Thomistic idea of love, just so we’re clear, not the fuzzy Care-bear crap kind), has started a GiveForward fund for a Ukrainian poet who, along with her young son, survived Chernobyl. This poet, [Read More...]

Prayer for Easter Monday

Father, grant that my Mom and Dad, having undergone the baptism of death with your Son will be welcomed into the Wedding Feast of the Lamb through the same Christ our Lord. Amen. Mother Mary, pray for my Mom and Dad. [Read more...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: My husband was let go from his job today. We were expecting this. But it’s till tough now that it finally happened. He’s still in a bit of shock, as he is very bright and skilled, and has always done well. No reason was given – none usually is at his level. [Read More...]


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