Monday, January 24, 2005

Prayer Requests for 1/24

Saturday marked 32 years since the infamous Roe v. Wade decision.

Today we ask the intercession of St. Francis de Sales.

For the protection of all lives made vunerable by the culture of death...

For the conversion of all who are involved in the abortion industry....

For the people of Geneva, Switzerland...

For all Catholic apologists....

For all who work in mass media....

From Julie:

An acquaintance of mine is planning on contacting her doctor in the morning seeking the "morning-after pill." I am praying fervrently that God will touch her heart and her husband's heart as well with thetruth that if she has in fact conceived, this child is a gift of God and one that He will give her the grace to welcome. Please pray with me.

Friday, January 21, 2005

Prayer Requests 1/21

St. Agnes, Virgin and Martyr, pray for us.

Please pray for


Jim, son of the Blogmaster at Damascus Road who is still suffering from an illness of long duration.

Donna Lewis's mother who has been hospitalized

for the gentleman who thought enough to inform us of these needs

for Katherine who continues to recover from recent childbirth

for Gordon and Christine who are suffering recent disappointments in the job market.

Thursday, January 20, 2005

Prayer Requests for 1/20

Today we ask the intercessions of Sts. Sebastian and Fabian.

In thanksgiving for the safe release of Archbishop Basile Georges Casmousa...

For the President of the USA and all who are participating in today's inauguration...

For soldiers, especially those serving away from their native land...

For athletes...

For protection from epidemics, especially in those regions affected by the tsunamis...

For persecuted Christians throughout the world....

For all intentions previously posted on this site....

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Prayer Requests for 1/19

Today is the feast of St. Canute.

For the people of Denmark....

For Marvin, who will be having knee surgery on February 2, and for his family...

For the Old Oligarch and Zorak and the new addition to their family....

For all intentions previously posted on this site....

Reminder

If anyone wishes to send prayer requests, please email us at oratefratres@yahoo.com. Thank you.

Monday, January 17, 2005

Prayer Requests 1/18

For the safe release of Archbishop Basile Georges Casmoussa....

For Jenny H. and her family...

For Mimi, who is suffering from lymphatic cancer...

For the victims of natural disasters...

For all intentions previously posted on this site...

Prayer Requests for 1/17

Please pray for

Lee Anne at such small hands who is being evaluated for kidney transplant.

Saturday, January 15, 2005

Prayer Requests for 1/15

Please remember

Katherine as she slowly recovers from recent childbirth

The people devastated by the Tsunami, the bereaved, and those seeking to help them

The men and women of the American armed forces serving particularly in Iraq as the coming elections approach

The people of Palestine as a new government attempts to take the reins


Monday, January 10, 2005

Prayer Requests for 1/10

Today marks the beginning of Ordinary Time.

For those called to the priesthood, diaconate, or religious life...

For Fr. Eleazar Perez in Milwaukee...

For all intentions previously mentioned on this site...

From Jeanne McGuire:

For Randy, recently diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease)...

Sunday, January 09, 2005

Prayer Requests for 1/9

Today is the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, ending the Christmas season. We also remember Blessed Nicholas Bunkerd Kitbamrung of Thailand

For all those who will be reborn in the waters of Baptism this year....

For those in RCIA programs, and those responsible for their formation...

For the Church in Thailand, especially those affected by recent natural disasters...

For Gerry Arena, who is undergoing emergency back surgery tomorrow....

For all intentions previously mentioned on this site...


Saturday, January 08, 2005

Prayer Requests 1/8

Apologies for not updating this yesterday...

For Dave's personal intention...

For those affected by the train wreck in South Carolina....

Continued prayers for the tsunami victims and those who are helping them....

Continued prayers for all intentions previously mentioned...

From Kate:

Please pray for my husband, myself, and our unborn child in this time of financial stress, that God will provide for our needs and we will draw closer together as a result of our poverty rather than further apart.

From Amy:

For a friend who has recently passed away...

From Peter Wilson:

Please pray for affordable handicapped housing for myself...and for Michael Ross scheduled to be the first person executed in New England (CT) in 40 years.

Thursday, January 06, 2005

Prayer Requests for 1/6

Today is technically the Thursday after the celebration of Epiphany, but this is the traditional date of Epiphany.

Please pray

for those who have not seen the light, or who having seen turned away from it, that they may return to the arms of the God who loves them

for those suffering heartache and sorrow

for the victims of the tsunami and those who are seeking to help them

for C and G that they may soon find gainful employment

for JP that she may know the peace and comfort of God's love

for all those needs previously expressed here; may God answer all these prayers.


Wednesday, January 05, 2005

Prayer Requests for 1/5

Today is the Memorial of St. John Neumann, Redemptorist and Bishop of Philadelphia.

For the Redemptorist Communities around the world....

For the Archdiocese of Philadelphia...

For Mark Zimmerman, who is undergoing back surgery...

For Valerie, who had a miscarriage....

For Peter's success in tomorrow's driving test...

For those who must endure severe winter weather...

For Mary B's peace of mind...

For the repose of the soul of Kenneth Becker...

Continued prayers for the tsunami victims and those who are helping them...

Continued prayers for all previously mentioned on this site....

Tuesday, January 04, 2005

Prayer Requests for 1/4

Today is the Memorial of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, religious and foundress.

Please pray

for the children who so desparately need the education offered by Mother Seton's own children.

for Katherine who is in labor today.

for the victims of the tsunami and for the safety of all of those who are assisting in the rescue efforts.


Monday, January 03, 2005

Prayer Requests for 1/3

Today is the feast of the Holy Name of Jesus.

That we may speak and think the Name with reverence and care....

That we may not use the Name in vain, either carelessly or as a curse....

Continued prayers for the victims of the tsunamis, and for those who are helping them...

For those who are enduring bad winter weather...

For the sick, elderly, and shut-ins...

Continued prayers for all previously mentioned on this site....

Maintenance Note

Steven Riddle has joined St. Blog's Prayer Network as co-moderator. Thanks, Steven!

Sunday, January 02, 2005

Prayer Requests for 1/2

Today is the Solemnity of the Epiphany (transferred from the 6th in the USA). We also remember St. Basil the Great and St. Gregory Nazianzen.

For the Churches of the East, especially the Assyrian Christians of Iraq...

For those who seek truth, that they may find it...

Continued prayers for the victims of recent natural disasters...

Continued prayers for all those mentioned on previous posts...


From Christopher :

Not for myself, but immediate prayer for Joe's (DeOminisGloria.com) cousin, Jennifer...

(Please go to link for request)


Saturday, January 01, 2005

Prayer Requests for 1/1

On the first day of this new year, we ask the intercession of Mary, the Mother of God, as today is her feast day under this title. Today is also the World Day of Prayer for Peace.

For a happy and prosperous 2005....

For peace in the world, in our nation, in our cities, in our families, and in our hearts...

For those affected by natural disasters, especially the tsunamis in the Indian Ocean...

From Peg:

That I get out of my crabby mood....

From Bernard McMahon:

Please pray for those in my family and those friends who have drifted away from the Faith, that they may return.

Please pray for my friend Mary who has cancerous spots on her lung.

From Marilyn:

Thanksgiving for the birth of Jesus.

I ask prayer for my 9-month-old grandson Christian Michael that our Lord's light will always shine upon him; that Christian will be upright of heart, lead a life worthy of praise, and that he will always be protected.

I also ask prayer for my family for protection and grace, health of mind and body, and that they be drawn closer to each other and to our Lord Jesus and ultimately to a joy that never ends.