A chance to do a work of mercy to a young boy

A reader writes: I was wondering if you could help me get the word out for a young boy with a big heart? Attached is a picture of my 6 year-old nephew, Noah. In April, he was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare bone cancer, and is being treated at the Children’s Mercy Hospital. He [Read More...]

A reader writes with a chance to do a work of mercy

Sez he: On Saturday June 7, tragedy struck my cousin Ashley Malone and her sons when her partner Jason was suddenly killed in a drowning accident in Vermont. Jason had no life Insurance and Ashley and the boys will be left destitute after the costs of the funeral and the dramatic decrease in monthly income. [Read More...]

A Chance for a Work of Mercy

A reader writes: If you have a chance, I would greatly appreciate it if you would promote a project that some of us here in the Diocese of Boise have been working on. Also, prayers for my father would also be appreciated. He has been battling cancer for about six years and is now in [Read More...]

A chance to do a work of mercy

A friend of our family passes this along on behalf of a friend of his: My name is Max Neff Warner, I was born and raised in seattle and am currently going to college just north of the city.  My best friend is Daniel Mar, and its been that way for as long as I [Read More...]

Your Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

A reader writes: I was wondering if you would allow me share a “gofundme” project I have started on behalf of the local American Legion post that my dad and godparents are members. It is for a new furnace and other building repairs. [Read more...]

A work of mercy worth supporting

A reader writes: You were kind enough to help advertise the Seattle Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally when I was on the command team a while back and made the request, so I’m hoping you may be willing to help me with another project. I am now the teacher of a small, devoutly Catholic preschool in Redmond. The school [Read More...]

Giving Living Water to the Thirsty

is under discussion over at the Register. [Read more...]

I was hungry…

…and you punished people for feeding me: Italian city to fine people giving food to the homeless City fathers might want to revisit the parable of the sheep and the goats. [Read more...]

A bit more on Kreed, for whom we have been praying

A reader writes: Some of your readers asked if there’ll be a fundraiser for Kreed’s treatment since the insurance is still saying no. There is, and this is the link to it. [Read more...]

Prayer requests

Please pray for a loved one who is struggling to find steady work at a living wage. St. Joseph, pray for him. Mother Mary, pray for him. Father, hear our prayer through your Son Jesus Christ. A reader writes: Please pray for my friend RJ who is finishing up is chemotherapy. From everything I’ve heard, [Read More...]

Rome Lifts Sanctions on Silenced Irish Priest

The term for this is “mercy”. The essential paragraph: “It was reported at the weekend that the CDF’s change of stance towards Fr Fagan was because “he loves the Church in spite of all its weaknesses: that he accepted his censure and observed his restrictions; and to his advanced age.” He has been seriously ill [Read More...]

Looks Like a Worthwhile Apostolate

My name is Luke, and I’m 17 years old. My mom recently showed me your blog (she’s been a long-time reader). Seeing the variety of subjects you cover, I was wondering if you could help me spread the word and break the stigma of teen depression. I suffered from ages 12 to 16, then I [Read More...]


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