Category Archives: Urgent Prayer Requests

ACTION ITEM! Coordinated prayer for Pope Francis against diabolical attack

My friend Fr. Byers wrote to ask for help with something. HERE
He suggests that people all over the world pray at the say time each day (early morning Rome time) to ask God to protect Pope Francis from diabolical assault.
¡Hagan … Continue reading

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Prayers and Points about the Terror in Orlando

I was drafting something along these lines, but Fr. John Hunwicke has expressed also many of the points I wanted to get across (with my emphases and comment):
Those who died in the most truly appalling events at Orlando … may … Continue reading

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Fr. John E. Halborg, RIP – Requiem Mass – Manhattan, NYC, Holy Innocents 12 April

I have a soft spot for priests who were Lutheran converts who say the Traditional Latin Mass of the Roman Rite.
Hence, I ask your prayers for one.  Fr. John E. Halborg died recently.  I knew him only slightly.  He helped … Continue reading

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Mother Angelica – RIP

UPDATE:
For a schedule of the rites surrounding Mother Angelica’s funeral and interment: HERE
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The amazing Mother Angelica has died.  May she rest in peace.
Mother was a titan.  She did things that conferences of bishops failed to do, truly failed.
She suffered a … Continue reading

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Justice Antonin Scalia – RIP

This is a day for serious mourning for our country.
Justice Antonin Scalia died, at age 79.
Pray for the Scalia family, remembering in a particular way our friend Fr. Paul Scalia.
Pray for these United States.

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Health update

Thanks for the emails and promises of prayers.
I was at the doctor today.  I’ve had a couple complications.  Coughing produces … colorful results.  Right now I not feeling horrid, but we are watching for pneumonia.
Meanwhile, while I am fatigued, I … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Mom of 4 with 5th on the way – pancreatic cancer

From a reader:
Sending this to you in the hopes that you can help get the word out about this family. They need a miracle. We are storming heaven in prayer for her.
This family belongs to St. Stanislaus Oratory, Milwaukee, ICKSP.
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Fr. Z’s Voice Mail: A wish for a dying seminarian – ACTION ITEM! #wookies4wes

It has been a while since I have posted about my voice mail.  I enjoy your voice mail messages!
FIRST, about the seminarian who is dying from cancer.
[UPDATE: Okay, now she doesn’t want her voice mail here.  Go figure.]
What an awful piece of … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! “Officer Down!” – Texas Deputy Murdered for being LEO

This is all over the news now. Though I am a little late on this, I ask for your prayers for the officer and his family.
From FNC:
The alleged gunman who murdered a Texas deputy unleashed 15 shots at close range, … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Newly widowed mother of EIGHT! Please help.

I received this note today.
I am writing to you this morning to request your help. Mike and Nikki Rogan of Wausau, WI were on their way to the hospital early yesterday morning with their seven children in anticipation of welcoming … Continue reading

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST

Please, in your goodness, say a prayer for a priest who is under some stress.  He has a tough meeting coming up.

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UPDATE: Thom Peters’ extraordinary life and faith

I direct the entire readership to an article in the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald (recently revamped into a magazine format and for which I have a new, revamped column).
They did a story on Thomas Peters (son of the … Continue reading

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Of Prayers of Thanks and for the Nation

We had a Missa Cantata this morning, in the Extraordinary Form of course, using the texts for the Feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, adding the prayers Pro gratiarum actione.  The schola did a good job and Mass … Continue reading

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Prayers and help for Fr. Kirby of Silverstream Priory

From a reader:
Fr Mark Kirby, of Vultus Christi blog, who with a small community is trying to save and revive Silverstream Priory, is in hospital. Would you pray for him? Would you ask readers to pray for him? And give him … Continue reading

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST

In your goodness, will you stop and, right now, say a prayer for a cleric who is going through some ecclesiastical … there’s no other way to put this… persecution of the liberal sort.
It’s as nasty as I have ever … Continue reading

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American journalist beheaded by members of Religion of Peace

I think it is pretty much certain now that Islamic terrorists of ISIS murdered an American journalist, James Foley, by beheading him.
From BBC:
Islamist militants ‘kill reporter James Foley on video’
The militants said the killing was revenge for US air strikes … Continue reading

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IRAQ: Watching with horror, prayers, concern.

First, I am convinced that what is going on in Iraq is going to have dangerous consequences for us here in these USA and for Western Europe.  Prepare your minds and gird yourselves.
Pres. Obama flippantly called these heavily-armed and successfully murdering … Continue reading

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PHOENIX: FSSP priest shot and killed, another critically injured

Prayers.
Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP was shot and killed in Phoenix. He was 29 years old, according to an email from the FSSP, ordained two years. HERE  The other priest, Fr. Joseph Terra, is in critical condition from blunt force trauma.
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A Novena of Prayer to the Holy Spirit: Day 9 (Audio)

Let us, upon our knees, pray in a special way to God the Holy Spirit during this time between Ascension Thursday and Pentecost.
This is one way to pray.  I invite the readership to join in.
MANNER OF PRAYING THE NOVENA
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A Novena of Prayer to the Holy Spirit: Day 8 (Audio)

Let us, upon our knees, pray in a special way to God the Holy Spirit during this time between Ascension Thursday and Pentecost.
This is one way to pray.  I invite the readership to join in.
MANNER OF PRAYING THE NOVENA
Each day … Continue reading

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