Category Archives: Pray For A Miracle

8 May: Indulgence – Supplication to O.L. of Pompeii

There is a beautiful tradition for this day (often right at 1200 noon).  Once upon a time one could obtain this day a plenary indulgence by reciting the Supplication to the Madonna of Pompeii.  The other day for this is … Continue reading

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Never Say Die

From CNA:
Argentinean ‘Miracle baby’ continues to improve
Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 1, 2012 / 04:02 pm (CNA).- Luz Milagros, the baby who was found alive after spending twelve hours in a morgue in Argentina, continues to improve and gain weight although … Continue reading

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Possible miracle through intercession of a former Nazi camp military chaplain

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If you don’t pray for miracles, you won’t receive them.
From time to time God intervenes in the natural course of things to change that course, not in a way that is contrary to nature’s laws, … Continue reading

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The Mercy of God: A truth for some uncomfortable, even offensive.

There is no sin so horrible that we little mortals can commit which our infinite and willing God will not forgive, provided we truly repent and seek forgiveness.
The ordinary means of God definitively extending His mercy to us in a … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Bp. Burbidge Begins Novena for Seminarian Philip Johnson

From the site of the Diocese of Raleigh:
Bishop Burbidge Requests Novena for Seminarian Philip Johnson

The Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge has announced a novena to Our Holy Mother, patroness of the Diocese of Raleigh, on behalf of seminarian … Continue reading

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Relief for the famine in Somalia?

Does anyone know of Catholic agencies which gets aid to Somalia.. aid that isn’t diverted to some faction but actually gets to people?
Catholic Relief Services is functioning in Kenya, which is taking in refugees from the famine in Somalia.
From CRS:
A … Continue reading

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Miracle claimed through intercession of Ven. Pius XII

A tip of the biretta   o{]:¬)   to Sancte Pater for this link to an AP story on WaPo‘s site.
AP Exclusive: Woman claims miracle by WWII-era pope; backed by connected nun amid doubts
By Associated Press, Published: July 3
CASTELLAMMARE DI STABIA, Italy … Continue reading

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A prayer by St. “Padre” Pio

A prayer by St. “Padre” Pio
Stay with me, Lord, for it is necessary to have You present so that I do not forget You. You know how easily I abandon You.
Stay with me, Lord, because I am weak and I … Continue reading

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S. California: relic of St. Anthony of Padua stolen – UPDATE!

A reader alerted me to this:
St. Anthony’s stolen religious relic sparks searches
By Mike Krumboltz
A 780-year-old treasure honoring St. Anthony of Padua has been stolen from a Southern California Catholic church.
The relic, which is normally kept under lock and key, was … Continue reading

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REQUEST for the Novena before Pentecost

Dear readers,
Since it is Ascension THURSDAY, when the first novena of prayer before Pentecost began for the Lord’s Blessed Mother and His Apostles, I have it in mind to start a novena of my own for two personal and important … Continue reading

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Editor of L’Osservatore Romano cured as a child by the intercession of St. Pius X

If you don’t ask for miracles, miracles won’t be granted.
At Palazzo Apostolico of Paolo Rodari there is a story that the present editor of the Vatican’s newspaper L’Osservatore Romano was healed when he was little through the intercession of St. … Continue reading

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PRAYER ALERT – Japan: new explosion at reactor

There was a new explosion at one of the reactors in Japan and reports are in that 2.7 meters of a rod are exposed.  They are not able, apparently, able to get enough water in to cool the rods.  Temperatures … Continue reading

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Let all Conferences of Bishops broadcast meetings LIVE

Here is one reason why The Catholic Herald is the UK’s best Catholic weekly.
Though … now I think on it… I am open to correction.  Has any other Catholic publication in the UK suggested that the Bishops Conference meetings be … Continue reading

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Prayer request: seminarian with cancer

WDTPRSers… perhaps in your goodness, you would again think to ask God for a miracle in this concrete case of urgent need.
In your charity will you please pray for a blogger, naval officer, seminarian Philip Gerard Johnson.  He has been … Continue reading

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST: mother dying

From a reader:
Here in ___ , a young Catholic mother is in the final stages of breast cancer. While pregnant, Debbie ___ was diagnosed with breast cancer. The doctors wanted to abort the baby, but Debbie refused. The baby  (a … Continue reading

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