Urgent Prayers for our Youngest Son, Sean

He’s in the hospital with severe abdominal pain.  Docs think it might be gallstones.  Please pray.  Thanks all. Update:  He’s home and sleeping.  Pain meds have helped.  Still not clear idea what is wrong.  Not appendix.  Not gallstones.  But he’s doing better for now.  Thanks so much for your prayers, you guys!  Kinda tired today. [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I’m asking prayers for a friend’s daughter who, after suffering four miscarriages, is 20 weeks into a new pregnancy but has just been diagnosed with cervical cancer. If she can hold on for at least another month, the baby can be delivered before her treatment starts and both may survive. Father, hear [Read More...]

Prayer Request from a Returning Catholic

He writes: I’ll try to keep what is a long story for me a short one for you.  I was baptized, had first confession, first communion, confirmation and was raised Catholic in that weddings, funerals, Christmas and Easter sort of way many people are.  Over the years I began questioning everything and I converted to [Read More...]

Prayer Request and a Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

A reader writes: I am a 44 year old woman with many health problems who is trying to get on permanent disability. In the meantime, I am not able to pay my rent on the pittance given to me by unemployment ( was laid off end of April).  I have few friends who are in [Read More...]

Urgent Prayer Request

Our dear friend Kim Carroll and her family urgently need your prayers. I write with a two-fold request: (1) pray for Kim Carroll (details below) for her brain surgery tomorrow, and (2) intercede to Servant of God Vincent Capodanno (he needs a miracle to advance his cause). One of Kim’s sisters wrote the following today [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: I have been praying non ceasing for 4 weeks since my husband first told me he wanted divorced, it seems the harder I pray the meaner he gets about this, please I need everyone’s help to pray to Our God the Father that he would soften my husbands heart about me and [Read More...]

Prayers and Works of Mercy

A reader writes: A young friend of my wife and I is trying to raise some extra $$$ so she can attend Franciscan University at Steubenville this fall. Both of her parents are unemployed right now so she set up a “Go Fund Me” page to help. I thought your readership might be able to [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: I sent you a prayer request about 4 years ago when my husband was laid off from his job. He was out of work for a few months then but then found a contract job that he worked for three years. That contract ended last year, and he hasn’t been able to [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader sends along this plea from a friend of his: Looking for help, friends. My mentally ill and defenseless son was brutally beaten by law enforcement officers yesterday, Monday, August 18, 2014, at 1 pm, in the middle of 4-lane Woodward Avenue in downtown Pontiac. No crime, no violation committed, wore no shoes or [Read More...]

Prayer Request

Three years ago, after much prayerful thought, my wife and I decided to go into business. I’m not prone to ‘feeling the call of God’ and this would be one of the few decisions that I believe we were prompted in a particular way. This lurched along for two hard long scraping years, before it [Read More...]


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