Prayer Requests

A reader writes: I am requesting prayers for needs on my behalf (and those relying on my behalf) at work. Thank you. Father, hear our prayer through your Son Jesus Christ.  Mother Mary, St. Joseph, and St. Luke, pray for him and all who rely on him. Another reader writes: I can’t stop thinking about [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Mark, please say a prayer, My partner’s brother was shot last night. While, apparently, he only got shot in the shoulder, my partner is still out of his mind. Father, hear our prayer for this man’s complete healing in body, soul, and spirit.  Grant his caregivers grace, compassion, wisdom, counsel, knowledge, creativity, [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Jimmy is thirteen-years old. His dad is an alcoholic who abandoned his wife and Jimmy long ago, and Jimmy’s mom has been incarcerated for much of his young life. She’s been released from prison, but has since disappeared. Jimmy’s grandparents, Joe and Karen, have been raising him since he was a baby. [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Praise Reports

A reader invites us to pray a novena for Brittany, the woman with cancer who intends to kill herself on November 1. Lord, hear our prayer that she choose life through your Son Jesus Christ. Mother Mary, St. Luke, St. Peregrine, and St John Paul II, pray for her and all who love her. A [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Works of Mercy

A reader writes: Some of you have already chipped in, but in case you didn’t see it- one of my husband’s college students needs a laptop. 10-15 of us could make this happen easy. Can you help? Lord, hear our prayer and provide the funding for this person through Christ our Lord.  Amen! Another reader [Read More...]

Prayer Request and Possible Work of Mercy

A reader writes: PRAYER REQUEST FOR SERVICE DOG FOR DISABLED, POOR LADY: I have severe PTSD and my doctor wants me to have a service dog. Although there are several agencies that give trained service dogs to military veterans, there is nothing for other people who have seen a different kind of life-threatening battle, torture, [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Works of Mercy

A reader writes: Could you ask your readers to consider helping this family, I only know them through her blog via, but I’ve followed her story for years and it is nearing the sorrowful, glorious, joyful luminous end for their daughter, and any comfort we could bring via prayers and material sacrifice, would be [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Works of Mercy

A reader writes: Please ask all the prayer warriors you know to pray for our daughter Theresa. She’s 9 and newly diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Father, hear our prayer for Theresa’s complete healing in body, soul, and spirit.  Give her caregivers grace, wisdom, counsel, knowledge, understanding, compassion, creativity, insight, skill and the proper technology to [Read More...]

A Catholic family could really use our help

Very briefly, Dad is struggling to find work.  Mom is in school.  They are trying to feed their family (which involves complicated food allergies).  And they have a crazy neighbor making life hell for them and a landlord who wants to put them on the street, as well as other bills piling up. Mom writes: [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Praise Report

A reader writes about Baby Hugh, for whom you guys have been praying: Baby Hugh went home with his parents yesterday. He’s nursing, albeit slowly, but the new drug he’s on seems to be suppressing the seizures for which no definite cause can so far be assigned, but many other conditions have been ruled out [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

When it rains it pours. A dear friend of our family is dying. Please pray for her. Also, we woke to phone call that Jan’s nephew was found unconscious last night and rushed to Harborview. He is semiconscious now and able to answer yes/no questions, but we still don’t know what happened. Poor Jan is [Read More...]

Last Week You Wonderful Folks Prayed for Baby Hugh

Here’s a follow up: Hello Mark, baby Hugh’s grandmother has just phoned. He is coming out of the incubator today, he has had a MRI scan which did not show any brain damage. The medical folk think it is a condition known as Benign Neo-natal Seizures. These have no known cause. The seizures are still [Read More...]