Prière Pour Nice et France

Saint Michel Archange, défendez-nous dans le combat et soyez notre protecteur contre la méchanceté et les embûches du démon. Que Dieu le réprimande, nous l’en prions humblement. Et vous, prince de la milice céleste, par le pouvoir divin qui vous a été confié, précipitez en enfer, Satan et les autres esprits malins qui parcourent le [Read More…]

Prayers for Dallas

Amen to everything Mary Pezzullo writes. More violence solves nothing. St. Michael, Patron of Police, defend them. Father, grant eternal rest to those who have died and give complete healing to those who were wounded. Bring to justice the perps. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Mary, Undoer of Knots, interceded for our poor [Read More…]

Prayer Requests

…for a 14 year old girl who attempted suicide by overdose, that she would make a full recovery and that the depression she is struggling with will be addressed and healed. Also, for a friend who is struggling with depression. And for me, who am also depressed today (albeit nowhere nearly as bad as the [Read More…]

Prayer Request…

…for the repose of the soul of my friend Chris Herman, who died on Saturday after a year-plus long battle with cancer. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I’m asking for prayers for an elderly friend who has been railroaded into a poor assisted living facility against her will by a POA (relative, not a child) who took advantage of a lapse in judgement on the lady’s part. She has lost control of her sizeable funds and is literally locked [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I’m so sorry to hear about all the trouble in the USA at the moment. It’s a very scary time we are living in. I was hoping to be a bit selfish and ask you for a prayer. My intention is for my family, especially my husband. Thank you in advance. Father, [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: At 230 CST my mom has her brain scans. Please say a quick prayer with me at that time for her. Father, hear our prayer for an accurate diagnosis and for complete healing for her in body, soul, mind, and spirit. Give her caregivers grace, compassion, wisdom, counsel, knowledge, understanding, skill, creativity, [Read More…]

Prayer Request

Boy, 10, in desperate need of life-saving stem cell transplant As a child of mixed Afghan-Vietnamese descent, Aaryan is struggling to find a genetic match. Father, hear our prayer that a match can be found and this child’s life saved through Christ our Lord. Amen! Mother Mary and St. Luke, pray for him, his caregivers, [Read More…]

Today’s the day they give babies away…

…with half a pound of butter! (sung to the tune “This is the Way We Wash our Clothes”). And with that traditional song of obstetrical heraldry, I am delighted to say that Mrs. Claire Shea, wife of Cow Shea (don’t ask about the “Cow” thing, long story) is in labor with their second child.  Claire [Read More…]

Prayer Requests and Praise Reports

A reader writes: I read with sadness of your intent to give up writing Catholic and Enjoying It. I will sorely miss it as your blog has been an important part of the development of my conscience. Can I ask you to post one last prayer request for a serious health problem that has so [Read More…]