When it rains, it pours…

Mom is going for tests.  Jan reports our car just died in a cloud of steamy something or other. Money’s very very tight.  Happy New Year. God, however, remains God.  Your prayers would be deeply appreciated.  I will likely be scarce as I try to write more stuff and figure out what to do next. [Read more…]

Urgent prayers please

My mom is in ER with breathing troubles.  I’m just boarding a plane for home. [Read more…]

Emergency Prayer Update

…for Kathryn. Father, hear our prayer for her complete healing in body, soul, and spirit.  Give her caregivers grace, peace, wisdom, knowledge, understanding, skill, creativity, and the proper technology to assist in your healing work.  Give her and all who love her grace, peace, strength, consolation, faith, hope and love.  We ask this through our [Read More…]

If you are among those praying for Kathryn

…here’s an update. [Read more…]

Urgent Prayer Request

A reader writes: Dear friends’ beautiful 13 year old daughter, Katherine, is in the pediatric ICU tonight with a sudden and unknown illness. She checked into the local hospital on Wednesday morning but today was transferred to a major hospital in the city as initial attempts at identification of the cause and treatment failed and [Read More…]

Your prayers for our Abp Sartain and the Seattle Archdiocese would be appreciated

He’s a very good man and a very good bishop and he’s stuck with the crappy, thankless job of having to say to Seattle-style Catholics who see no conflict between the Faith and gay “marriage” that there is in fact such a conflict and you don’t get to pretend to enter into a gay “marriage” [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Mark, could you please put out a prayer request for my uncle’s ex-wife? She is a fallen away Catholic who left my uncle and their 3 teenaged children almost 3 decades ago for her husband’s best friend. She had surgery for liver cancer on Friday and her prospects don’t sound great at [Read More…]

Prayer Requests

A friend writes: Hey everyone, please pray for my sister, Teresa. We took her to the ER at 1am this morning bcuz she was jaundiced. It turns out that she has hemolytic anemia, although they’re not sure what’s causing it. Hemolytic anemia means that basically, all of her red blood cells are exploding. Yeah and [Read More…]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: A man I know in my parish is dealing with the death of his mother, who passed recently. Can we have prayers for both of them? Thanks. Father, grant your son grace, peace, and consolation and help him cope with the death of his mother. Mother Mary, be mother to him. We [Read More…]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Mark, Will you please post on your blog a prayer request for Amy Carrico. She was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. She is 38 and has 4 kids. The youngest is 6 month. She was brave enough to film this video. Thanks!! Father, hear our prayer for her complete healing in body, [Read More…]