Prayer Request

A reader writes: May I ask for prayers for a friend (and her husband and young daughter) who had a neurologic accident this weekend and is in critical condition. Father, hear our prayer for her complete healing in body, soul, and spirit.  Grant her caregivers grace, wisdom, knowledge, understanding, skill, compassion, and the proper technology [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Hey Mark..  if you would, a prayer request.  One of Schana’s two uncles, a wonderful person with almost no knowledge of Christ, suffered an aortic aneurysm and stroke yesterday, and probably will not survive, much less regain consciousness.  Please ask for prayer for him and the family; that he be awakened by [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

Please pray for Dawn Eden.  I’ve just learned that she is at the hospital, facing surgery for basal-cell carcinoma.  She’s optimistic that she’ll get a good result, but our thoughts and prayers would be appropriate. Father, hear our prayer for Dawn’s complete healing in body, soul, and spirit.  Grant her caregivers grace, compassion, wisdom, knowledge, [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please pray for a friend of mine who recently died. He was middle-aged and his wife had died a few years before, leaving his teenaged children orphaned. He was raised Catholic but converted to paganism, but remained a great guy and a good friend to all in need. Father, grant your mercy [Read More...]

Prayer Request and Work of Mercy Opportunity

A reader writes: As a fellow convert, I covet your prayers. I was, for 22 years, a pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. I could not not take the fact that my denomination was in bed with the Culture of Death anymore, so I entered into full communion with the Church in 2009. [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Pray please! There is a young woman who is being pressured by her grandfather to have an abortion. Please pray for the grandfather and for all family and friends to do the right thing. Passing on this prayer request would be helpful too. God bless you all. Father, hear our prayer that [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I have a prayer request for a friend who has been diagnosed with pelvic bone cancer. The cancer is literally eating away her pelvis and going into her hip as well. The best treatment is surgery to get rid of the damaged bone and to keep it from spreading to her lungs [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader in Birmingham writes: Please ask your readers to pray for the people in the Birmingham, Alabama metro area who are stranded on the roads. It is very very cold tonight and many of these people have been on the road since this morning. Many have run out of gas and had to walk [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please pray for a friend and her family who have just lost their 13-month-old daughter. The little girl had a congenital heart disease, but was doing extremely well and seemed healthy. On Jan. 20, while they were staying in a holiday resort, she suddenly collapsed and died in her mother’s arms. Her [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Please pray for a co-worker who is awaiting the results of a lymph node biopsy. She and her husband have three young children and they recently converted to the Catholic Church this past Easter. She has been bravely working through this heavy cross as she awaits the pathology report. Father, hear our [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Thanks for passing on the prayers for Abp. Sartain. Things will probably get worse for him before they get better. The latest development is the resignation of the school’s principal. Prayers for her, too. Father, hear our prayer that Catholics can recover a sense of what the sacrament of marriage actually is [Read More...]

Hopeful News for My Mom

My brother writes: The consultation with the radiologist went very well. He confirmed it was stage 3A cancer. His estimate was that radiation alone was the best treatment. That mom would not feel any affects do to the ability today to target radiation to very specific areas . His estimate was that the radiation would [Read More...]