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...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I wish that I were writing a happy update on my grandson, Sam, who is 12 and was diagnosed with leukemia on July 5th.  Everything seemed to be going well, and he’d even gone back to school.  Yesterday one of his blood tests came back with an irregularity, and we got the [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I’ve just gotten back from the doctor.  I have symptoms consistent with liver problems, and will be getting a CT scan within the next week or so.  I am very frightened, and would like to ask you to pray for me, and to please ask your readers to do so as well.  [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I’m writing to ask for prayers. I’m a 52 year old married man with 7 children. Our youngest is 13. Over the past dozen years or so I’ve had several bouts of nerve pain emanating from my neck due to Degenerative Disc Disease. (Despite the evil-sounding name, it is *not* a mental [Read More...]

Praise Report and Prayer Request

A reader writes: I’d like to update your readers who may have prayed for Tim, who was in a snowmobiling accident about 6 weeks ago.  At certain points, he was not expected to survive, but he did, and now is at home on the mend!  It will be a long road, but he should eventually [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: A priest who was a previous pastor of my parish has just been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.  At this point I don’t know how severe the disease is, but prayers would be much appreciated.  Knowing Father, I’m sure he very much wants to continue in his vocation if possible.  Thanks! Father, hear [Read More...]


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