A reader asks me to post her prayer request…

…for peace. Father, hear our prayer that we would avoid the scourge of war. Help us to listen to your Holy Church’s teaching on Just War and not commit again the murderous sin of pre-emptive war. We ask this through Christ our Lord. [Read more…]

Prayers for our Suffering Coptic Brothers and Sisters in Christ…

May God bring their dead swiftly to the bliss of Christ and may they know the healing and consolation of Jesus, King of Martyr by the power of the Holy Spirit. Father, deliver them from evil and help us to seek your wisdom and love through Christ our Lord.  Mother Mary, pray for us all. [Read more…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Could you ask your readers to pray for a family member of mine? He was in a bad accident and has been airlifted to the hospital; that’s all I know at this point. Father, hear our prayer for this man’s complete healing in body, soul, and spirit. Give his caregivers grace, compassion, [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: A friend just had a kidney auto transplant and is having major complications. If you could pray that the kidney somehow starts working, that they find out where he is bleeding internally, and that they get his pain under control it would be appreciated. He is in very poor spirits. He had [Read More…]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Could I also ask for prayers? My husband is still out of work and not doing well. Thank you. Father, swiftly give this man a good job at a living wage through your Son Jesus Christ.  Mother Mary and St. Joseph, pray for him and his family. [Read more…]

Prayer request

A reader writes: Well, here I am again. I’ve implored you and your readers for prayer in the past when the going gets tough, and I’m hoping it’s not too much of an imposition now. I need to find new work, and quickly, to support my family. I feel overworked as it is but a [Read More…]

Urgent Prayer Request

A reader writes: Emergency prayer request! A mom friend of ours little 2 year old girl (Sky) was rushed to the Children’s Medical Center here in CT with multiple seizures (out of the blue). Her O2 stat was as low as 30 and they are keeping her in an induced coma. She’s not doing well [Read More…]

Please keep praying for the little girl who was crushed by a tree

My reader writes: The little girl I asked you and your readers to pray for is showing signs of improvement! The doctors were not confident she would wake up, but today she opened her eyes, started moving her hands, and most importantly recognized her mother. She still isn’t able to talk yet though, and she [Read More…]

Two Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Hi Mark, I just wanted to ask for some prayers. I’m waiting in a medical office to have tests done to find out if I have cancer, and I’m moderately scared out of my wits. I haven’t told anyone because I don’t want them to worry needlessly if it should prove to [Read More…]

Emergency Prayer Request

A reader writes: Can you please ask your readers to pray for the little sister of my friend. She was hit by a 60 foot tree during the heavy rainstorm this weekend. She’s in critical condition. The doctors are performing emergency surgery. Please please pray. She’s only 13. Father, hear our prayer for her complete [Read More…]