All you hosts of the Lord, bless the Lord; praise and exalt him above all forever.
Sun and moon, bless the Lord; praise and exalt him above all forever.
Stars of heaven, bless the Lord; praise and exalt him above all forever. (Daniel 3: 61-63)
Linda came through her surgery with little pain and no apparent complications at this point! Praise God.
For Franklin, his parents, and his whole family that they weather the current health crisis and come out of it more aware of God's loving presence in their families.
Please continue to pray for my friend Shirley who suffered a brain injury at the hands of an incapacitated relative. She had surgery and is recovering.
For M'Lynn in her present domestic crisis, that all works out both in Court and in the new job possibility
For Tom of Goodform's father-in-law who has been diagnosed with a stroke--for full recovery and for no recurrence of the affliction.
For families that desire more children
An anonymous request for a friend struggling with marital problems
For the conversion or return of spouses and loved ones to the Catholic Church, most particularly for Amanda's husband
For mothers and families that struggle with autism and autistic related disabilities: particularly for M'Lynn, Melissa, Christine, and Betty.
For Athan, an 18 month old child in North Carolina who suffers from a digestive disorder that doctors determine its nature and help to remedy it; for peace and comfort for Athan's family.
For Kairos Guy for a job possibility.
Por favor, le ruego una oracion por la proteccion de mis hijos Michael y Francis, que la Virgen los guie siempre y que me ilumine para ser una buena madre.Gracias con todo mi corazon. Antonia
Translation per Alicia (thank you): Please, requesting a prayer for the protection of my children Michael and Francis, that the Virgin will always guide them, and that she (the Virgin) will light my path to be a good mother. Thank you with all my heart.
Please pray for St. Joseph's youth group and their upcoming summer trip, including the planning. Please pray for all who God wants to come to fill our three buses and especially for Gina, Ann, Fr. Piche, Fr. Wilson and the other priest - for protection and for a fruitful trip.
For Father Benedict Groeschel, for complete recovery
For Audrey, who is battling anorexia, and to her family which is suffering through very difficult times.
For Grace Enriquez, director of my Carmelite community, for rapid and complete recovery from her surgery of 6 January 2004.
Continued prayers for Christine's father that he effect a complete recovery from his recent crisis.
For T.S. O'Rama's Grandmother who is experiencing a very difficult change in living arrangements
For Jeanetta's friend Mike who is battling non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
For Dylan's return to health and return to us.
For Karen Marie Knapp as she recovers from her recent hospitalization.
For the men and women of the American Armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan and for their families, may the Good Lord provide sustenance, support, compassion, and love that these separated families might continue to grow in strength and love.
Special Prayer Projects:
(1) Chris Keith, the young lady whose biopsy went poorly got the results of that biopsy--carcinoma of the liver. The cancer is metastatic from colon cancer. Surgery has taken place to treat the colon cancer.
I paraphrase her mother:
"We [members of the family] are standing on the Rock and are rock solid. We are all okay and we are looking for a few prayer warriors to help us in this battle." Because this mother means so much to me for the great good she has done for my friends, I plan to stand with her and her family in this battle, and I invite you all to join me. Expect to hear about this on and off over the next few months.
(2) For Katherine's Mom as she undergoes chemotherapy--that the treatment is successful and her mother comes through this ordeal with a deeper sense of God's abiding love for her.
(3) For Katherine and Franklin, Janet and Louis, Bill Doran, and for all who are seeking employment and suffering through difficult times as they wait.
(4)Healthy Pregnancies and good and safe deliveries: From Davey's Mom: I am with child once again and could use prayers for a healthy pregnancy. For Suki, for a healthy pregancy and a safe delivery. For Ashli and her child that doctors may find a way to help her carry her young one to term.