Prayer Requests

A reader writes: It occurred to me at Mass today that some people who could definitely use some prayers are Bowe Bergdahl and his parents. Regardless of what he might or might not have done (I think he is entitled to a presumption of innocence at the very least), they are enduring a nation’s and [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please pass the word to pray for the repose of the soul of the priest murdered tonight, the healing of the other priest wounded, and for those who committed the crime. A very good group of holy priests here in Phoenix. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I am in financial difficulty and may be locked out of my house tomorrow. There is a potential solution, I request prayers that it be successful. Thank you. Father, hear our prayer for this man that he find a way out of his financial difficulties through your grace and to the glory [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Any chance I could float a prayer request to you for my upcoming dissertation defense on Friday the 13th? Father, hear our prayer for his successful defense of his dissertation and smooth sailing into a Ph.D. through Christ our Lord. Mother Mary, Seat of Wisdom, pray for him. Another reader writes: Asking [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I have a medical emergency & I would appreciate prayers.Thanks Father, hear my reader’s pray for healing through Christ our Lord. Mother Mary and St. Luke, pray for him! [Read more...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Could you please post a prayer request for your readers. My sister, Becky, has multiple very complicated medical problems, and has been in the hospital for two weeks with peritonitis. We thought she had turned a corner, but her kidneys are barely functioning, and they probably won’t be able to do dialysis [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I’m writing to beg prayers from you and your other readers for serious marriage troubles.  My husband has a drug addiction, and there are also other deep troubles that threaten us.  We have several young children.  Please intercede for us so that my husband will be saved from everything that besets him [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Hi Mark, I’m in need of prayers yet again.  Our financial situation keeps getting more and more dire, and I’m not sure what else is going to happen to us and whether things will ever get better.  Thanks. Father, hear our prayer that this family will find the financial provision they require [Read More...]

A Chance for a Work of Mercy

A reader writes: If you have a chance, I would greatly appreciate it if you would promote a project that some of us here in the Diocese of Boise have been working on. Also, prayers for my father would also be appreciated. He has been battling cancer for about six years and is now in [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please ask your readers to pray for my wife and I. She is pregnant and due in the next few months. However, I’m struggling to find a way of supporting us. I recently got interviewed for a new job, but its been up in the air for awhile and we really need [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes This may seem minor, but currently I’m suffering from an extreme case of writer’s block. I’m planning to enter into Tuscany Press’ short story contest, and the deadline is only a month away. This may seem like quite a lot of time, but add in time to get it revised, and another [Read More...]

The delightful Joachim Licameli, one of my favorite readers, writes…

I announced my engagement on Facebook in January, and was touched by so many good wishes, yours included. Today’s The Day! We were introduced on the Feast of Mercy, and we’ll be married at the Hour of Mercy, on the Feast of the Visitation (that much is deliberate) in the church of St. Francis of [Read More...]


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