Category Archives: PRAYER REQUEST

Special message, prayer from Card. Burke for @fatherz readers and others

On 8 August 2018, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe near La Crosse, WI, I asked Card. Burke to say a prayer for the Church and for the clergy. Perhaps you, too, would say a Memorare for … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Msgr. Camille Perl, once Secretary of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”

I beg the readership today for prayers for the repose of the soul of my dear old friend Msgr. Camille Perl, who died recently.   He had been from the beginning the Secretary of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei“.  He was … Continue reading

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Darío Card. Castrillón Hoyos, former Pres. of the Pont. Comm. “Ecclesia Dei” – RIP

A couple days ago, I received word that His Eminence Darío Card. Castrillón Hoyos was entering into his final earthly hours.  Card. Castrillón had been Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy and then President of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” from 2000-2009.  … Continue reading

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INTERNET PRAYER UPDATE: MALAYALAM

UPDATE:
I am delighted to report that my correspondent sent an audio recording of the Internet Prayer in his native tongue Mayalalam, which is spoken in Kerala state in India.
ORIGINALLY Published on: Dec 21, 2017
There are a few things which really … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

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Registered here or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read?
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20 April 2007 – Msgr. Richard Schuler – RIP

Today is the anniversary of the death of Msgr. Richard Schuler, a well-known Church musician and pastor for many years of the Church of St. Agnes in St. Paul, MN.
This was a man who fought the good fight, in hard … Continue reading

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“Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me,…” The Lorica of St Patrick

During these dark days, we can benefit from the use of this prayer, called the Breastplate, or Loríca of St. Patrick, “The Cry of the Deer” (Latin Lorica is pronounced lo-REE-ka).  It is said that St. Patrick (+461) sang this when an … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

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The dying out of women religious, and the crisis of religious, priestly vocations. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

If anyone in the English speaking world knows what the status quaestionis is concerning American women religious it’s Ann Carey. She has written insightful books about, especially, why some orders are imploding from their own suicide pact with modernity.  See … Continue reading

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The Eye of Irma

Please continue prayers for those in the path of the hurricanes.
The eye of Irma.

Explanation via APOTD:
Explanation: Why does a hurricane have an eye at its center? No one is yet sure. What happens in and around a hurricane’s eye is … Continue reading

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Card. Caffarra – RIP

His Eminence Carlo Card. Caffarra has died.  He is the second of the Four Cardinals of the Five Dubia to have gone to the Lord – in two months – without having read answers from Pope Francis.
And then there were two.
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Pres. Trump proclaims Sunday, 3 Sept a National Day of Prayer

Pres. Trump issued a proclamation that Sunday 3 September should be a National Day of Prayer Texas and for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent Rescue, Relief and Recovery effort.
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
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UPDATE – Urgent Prayer Request: dying priest

UPDATE 19 June – PM:
Just to let you know and to renew my request for prayers, my fried Fr. James Stromberg at last passed away.  With him at the time were some close friends and the Sisters.  They sang the … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

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NYC – 28 March – Requiem for a Priest

I received notice that a 1 year anniversary Requiem Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, 28 March in New York City at the Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel for the late Fr. John E. Halborg.
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