Requiescat in Pace

My dear friend Marcus writes: Thanks for your prayers during this pregnancy. Unexpectedly, Kelly went into labor yesterday and delivered the 15 week old body of our baby boy. We were, thank God, at Saint Joseph hospital in Tacoma and Kelly lost a lot of blood, but they were able to help her and she [Read More…]

Prayer Request…

…for Kevin O’Brien’s wife Karen, who has uterine cancer and requires a hysterectomy. Father, grant her complete healing in body, soul, and spirit. Help her caregivers treat her well and effectively. Give all who love her grace, peace, and strength through Christ our Lord. Mother Mary and St. Luke and St. Peregrine, pray for them! [Read more…]

Prayer Requests and Praise Report

A reader writes: I would like to ask for prayers for my first cousin (second cousin to Veronica and Michaella Mylott), Stevie Pfenning, who is dying in Rutland Hospital (Vermont). He has received the anointing and he is on a ventilator at the moment, in a medically induced coma. He is in critical condition and [Read More…]

What a Truly Catholic Family Does

A reader sends along this story nobility amidst acts of evil. She adds: The victim is my niece (my brother’s daughter). They are a devout Catholic family. Prayers for my niece (and her family) would also be very much appreciated. Father, bless this family and hear their prayers. Hear also our prayer for their daughter’s [Read More…]

Urgent Prayer Request

…for a reader in despair who is contemplating suicide. Please pray. Right now. Update: She is safe. Please keep praying for her. And thanks! [Read more…]


…for victims of sexual abuse in the Church. [Read more…]

Prayer Request Update

A reader who called to ask for prayer for a dying woman writes: An update. Travis’ mother passed away monday morning after spending sunday with friends and family. May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Father, grant consolation, peace and strength to all [Read More…]

Urgent Prayer Request

A reader writes: A friend is asking prayers for their daughter, Kim, a freshwoman at Steubenville. She woke up early Monday morning at Franciscan vomiting. We thought it was food poisoning and she was better on Tuesday and went to class. However yesterday she had severe pain in her stomach and the girls took her [Read More…]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: We just found out that our grants will be funded but with significant cuts. Because the government is shut down we cannot find out more details. How those cuts will impact staffing is unclear. At my age losing my job would be no day in the park so please send up a [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: May I ask for prayers for a co-worker’s son, I think his name is Josh (I am bad with names, but the Lord will know). He is 16, a good athlete and was even beginning to be seen as “Olympic material” with his snowboard. However he had a brief fainting spell at [Read More…]