Prayer requests

A reader writes: I would like to ask your prayers for an elderly priest I know who was taken to the emergency room last night. I don’t know anything beyond that at this point, but please pray for a quick recovery from whatever ails him. Father, hear our prayer for his complete healing in body, soul, [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Works of Mercy

A loving mother asks that I pass this along: B, Our Beloved 2nd son of six children is 27yrs old (12/16/1987) he checked himself into a rehab to begin once again his journey of sobriety. We moved to Atlanta in 1996, from Angola, SW Africa. We began going to St Catherine’s daily MASS, and he began [Read More...]

Prayer Request for a Christian family kidnapped by ISIS–and commentary by Fr. Barron

Father, hear our prayer for their safe return.  And if it is their lot to join with your holy martyrs, grant them swift entry into heaven and that their blood may be the seed of the Church, mingled with the blood of Christ and able to convert even the hard and bitters hearts of their [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: In what would otherwise have been a hilarious pratfall, I broke my right arm tripping and falling while walking down the sidewalk in NYC on Dec 16.. After more than two months healing, the brace came off yesterday. But because of the force with which I fell (on a parked car!) I [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Works of Mercy

A reader writes: Prayers, please, Mark.  The 14-year-old boy across the street died last night. Started seizing while watching TV, then cardiac arrest. My son’s best buddy in the neighborhood. Our other kids were sledding with him late in the afternoon. The boys are a mess. Finally got them to sleep at 0130, then State Troopers showed [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Please pray for my brother’s fiance, who has been suffering panic attacks as well as some nasty side-effects from the medication prescribed for her. Also, please pray for reader V. who is suffering from depression and anxiety. Father, hear our prayer for their complete healing in body, soul, and spirit. Give their [Read More...]

Prayers for 40 Days for Life

This is from friends in Wenatchee, but the same goes for 40DFL nationally: Dear Sisters and Brothers in the Lord, I am writing to request your prayers and support for 40 Days for Life in Wenatchee, WA. 40 Days for Life is changing our community through prayer.  For the next 40 days, from February 18th through March 29th, we will pray and fast for an end to abortion, [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I am having troubles in nursing school, and I fear for the stability of my family should I not succeed. Please pray that the Spirit will inspire. Father, hear our prayer that my reader succeed and prosper in his studies and grant his family faith and peace through our Lord Jesus Christ. [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Please remember a school acquaintance of my daughter’s who is most likely pregnant and 16 years old. After a “demonstration” in class by Planned Parenthood, this young woman approached them asking if she could get a pregnancy test. Right after class my daughter told her friend that she knew a place where [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I have been living with my landlady for almost 6 years, she is a very difficult person and hoarding a lot of junk that is never used she recently denied that I keep using the common open storage area next the laundry room because much more stuff was brought into the house [Read More...]


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