Prayer Request and a Work of Mercy

A reader writes: Please pray for my father who has been diagnosed with cancer. Father, hear our prayer for his complete healing in body, soul, and spirit.  Give his caregivers grace, compassion, wisdom, counsel, knowledge, understanding, skill, creativity, insight, and the proper technology to assist in that healing, as well as the providing the funding [Read More…]

Please help my friends Jeremy and Angela Lott

Angela is pregnant with their little girl Cecilia, who suffers from a rare and fatal condition called exencephaly, in which her brain has no skull protecting it. The costs of medical care are astronomical ($20K). Due to the brutalities of our medical system, they have to foot this bill while enduring emotional anguish as well. [Read More…]

Reader Jenn Morson Frederick Calls for a Work of Mercy

…for parent’s enduring a tragedy: Ann and Gareth are dear friends from college who are currently living every parents worst nightmare. They have lost their precious girl, Evie, and they need our help. FUS friends, please share and help if you are able. [Read more…]

Please help the Schmiedicke Family

Reader Kelly Daly writes: The Schmiedicke family of six lost a thriving business to fire overnight on Saturday. The Schmiedicke’s are the epitome of generosity and hospitality, hosting Marcus and our eldest daughter when they traveled to Front Royal this spring. Should you feel moved to help their family and community rebuild, please visit their [Read More…]

A chance to help a family in Africa that really needs our help

Reader Dennis Donovan writes: Four kids who lost their father in January 2015 need to start the next school term in May. Also, a group of underprivileged children need to return to (and begin) public schools in May – the fees for public school are low by US standards, but there are fees nevertheless. The [Read More…]

Way to Go, Rick Steves

My neighbor the Travel Guru gives four million samoleons to house dozens of homeless women and kids. I’m pretty sure he’s not a Christian (judging from some of the commentary on his shows). But guess what? Neither are any of the people in the Parable of the Sheep and the Goats. That’s the point of [Read More…]

Help my reader Valerie Fesh raise money…

for suicide prevention! She writes: Please support me as I take an amazing journey. The Out of the Darkness Overnight Experience is an 16-18 mile walk over the course of one night. Net proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, funding research, advocacy, survivor support, education, and awareness programs – both to prevent suicide [Read More…]

The Americans with Disabilities Act is under assault in Congress

If you are pro-life, please pay attention. A disabled friend from my parish writes: Hey Mark! Would you mind posting about a petition to help protect the Americans with Disabilities Act from a legislative attack. I am told that one of the legislative advocates at the National Disability Rights Network will be printing out an [Read More…]

A letter from a French reader seeking help

Hello! I am Alexis, a french national currently expatriate in Manila, Philippines. I am sharing a link to a project currently on-going in Normandy, France. A group of people created an association to preserve and restore a chapel that has been a place of pilgrimage for a thousand years. We are trying to raise funds [Read More…]

The American Chesterton Society could really use our support

If you can help them out with a financial contribution, please do.  They do such good work and are such a source of joy and light. [Read more…]