A reader invites us to pray a novena for Brittany, the woman with cancer who intends to kill herself on November 1.Lord, hear our prayer that she choose life through your Son Jesus Christ. Mother Mary, St. Luke, St. Peregrine, and St John Paul II, pray for her and all who love her.A reader writes:I… Read More


A reader writes about Baby Hugh, for whom you guys have been praying:Baby Hugh went home with his parents yesterday. He’s nursing, albeit slowly, but the new drug he’s on seems to be suppressing the seizures for which no definite cause can so far be assigned, but many other conditions have been ruled out by… Read More


Here’s a follow up:Hello Mark, baby Hugh’s grandmother has just phoned. He is coming out of the incubator today, he has had a MRI scan which did not show any brain damage. The medical folk think it is a condition known as Benign Neo-natal Seizures. These have no known cause. The seizures are still occurring… Read More


A reader writes:Here’s an update on the brain-injured baby we prayed for the other day.Father, continue to hear and answer our prayer through your Son Jesus Christ.Another reader writes:My husband lost his job on Good Friday of this year. He recently heard back on two applications – he was turned down for both.He is starting… Read More


Fellow Patheosi Frank Weathers writes: Prayers please, for my nephew Jonah (in So Cal). He’s 13, and has been admitted to the hospital with lots of problems stemming from a condition that is not allowing his body to fight off infections. He has deterioration of intestinal walls, no GA antibodies being produced (?), ulcers in… Read More


A reader writes: A couple of months ago, I requested prayers who was having problems in her pregnancy. I gratefully report that she recently had an easy delivery of a healthy baby boy. She isn’t Catholic but was most appreciative of prayers. Thanks be to God! Father, all praise, glory and honor to you through… Read More


A reader writes back: I just wanted to say thank you for posting the information about Noah’s Band-Aid Drive last week. It’s been going really well and he’s so excited to see the bandages pouring in! He even scored a short interview on our local news to promote the effort So, thank you for helping… Read More


A reader writes: You and your readers were kind enough to pray for my daughter, Jacqueline, who was diagnosed earlier this year with Stage 4 breast cancer.  She has undergone three orthopedic surgeries, two rounds of chemotherapy, and hormone therapy. She still has two more rounds of chemotherapy plus radiation therapy.  After each of the… Read More


He writes: We reported this via letter to our parish (Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Everett), but thought it might be uplifting for some readers out there as well. My wife and I had trouble having our first child. After 2 miscarriages we were blessed with a beautiful baby girl in January of 2013.… Read More