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Weekly Prayer List

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Confraternity of Penitents Prayer List August 25, 2023


“I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.”  St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta


On-going Intentions:

  • The Pope also asks us to spend five minutes in prayer for those in power.

  • Prayer for America one Minute Every Night. Every evening at 9:00PM EST, stop whatever you are doing and spend one minute praying for the safety of the United States, our troops, our citizens, and for peace in the world, for religious freedom, end to cancel culture, end to bullying.

  • For the elimination of weapons of mass destruction, including all the weapons used to kill our school children, and for the healing of our minds, so we can love God with all our heart, soul and mind. 

  • Special prayers are requested for God’s abundant blessings on the Archdiocese for Military Services, for our troops, for all the families left behind, for our President, for all heads of state and government officials in those countries involved in war.

  • Please pray for our Holy Father, Pope Francis, for his health and protection.

  • Please pray for the Church and for peace in the world.

  • Please pray for priests undergoing religious attack, and for vocations to the priesthood, religious life, and the Confraternity of Penitents.

  • Please pray for the hundreds of thousands of refugees – that they find a place to live in peace.

  • Please pray to end terrorism, genocide, war, abuse, neglect, hatred, human trafficking.

  • Please pray for all to have their hearts open to Jesus, for a return to Christian values and morals

  • That abortion be universally recognized as the unjust taking of an innocent, helpless human life.

  • That society support women in pregnancy crisis so that giving birth is seen as do-able and right. To pass the Care for Her Act in the USA (HR5163) that does just this.

  • That induced abortion become recognized as a terrible violation of human rights for the unborn.

  • For National Day of Prayer weekly intentions for US Government and officials.

  • For all those referred to the Confraternity of Penitents through the Vocation Placement Referral program, that God may lead them into the path on which He wishes them to walk.

  • For the prayer requests of the Holy Innocents Prayer Line.

  • For all those on the Precious Blood, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Shalom Media, and Margo Snyder's Prayer Lists. For God’s guidance for the Unthinkable movie being produced by Abby Johnson.

  • Please pray for Charles Opara who needs a better job. His family is in great need.

  • For completion of Guadalupe Vita Dei House and that a holy priest will live there with residents.

  • All sponsored priests in Mary, Mother of Priests Chapel and all benefactors (


New Intentions

  • Please pray for Rick, he has lyme disease.
    Please pray for Michael, he has advanced skin cancer.

  • Terry—rheumatoid arthritis -- is also an atheist. Pray for his health, conversion, and wife.

  • Lori diagnosed with cancer.

  • For Elaine Avila to do God’s Will and for the parishes to which her husband Dan is deacon.

  • For Miriam, Fr. Durkin, David not long to live and considering becoming Catholic.

  • Norman and Diane, Damaris Glanzig—homeless and has disability.

  • For the Mirabitos: Mike, Brian, Jennifer, John, Repose of the soul of Cynthia

  • Jennifer, discerning hermit vocation

  • Margaret Moore.

  • Dolly Russ – dementia.

  • John B. Pressey—passed away

  • Andrew Chustak, discerning possible CfP vocation.

  • Garrett Johnson, discerning possible Carmelite vocation.

  • For a man who needs hand surgery, a woman who needs kidney surgery, and a woman who suffered rape, who was let go of her job, and who needs counseling.

  • Carl, medical tests being done soon.

  • Astrella, cardiac ablation, son Leif in nursing home after suffering stroke.

  • Fr. Kizito, recovery from surgery

  • Repose of the souls of Andrea, TOCarm, Jan Spooner, Mike and Mickey

  • Rita Farnsworth cataract surgery and care for ill sister

  • For Marilyn Binion, daughters Bari and Ann, son John, brother John and wife Jan, sister Mary

  • Bridget, arthritis in hip and dealing with death of her husband Innocent and for repose of his soul

  • For Maria Borja, to be accepted as a long term resident at the Father Saturnino Lopez Home,Inc.

  • The proabortion initiatives in MD, NY, OH, FL, MO, SD, CT. NJ, OR be rejected, defeated.

  • Jane, having a medical procedure.

  • Repose of the soul of Deacon Ed Fox and for his family

  • Prayers for reparation of sin

  • Repose of the soul of Fr. Mark Beard

  • Tania, under spiritual oppression, and for her family and grandchild to be protected

  • Ramp and elevator to be installed at St. Felix Catholic Center.

  • Deacon Alan has been sick for a few weeks and they figured out that his appendix had burst.  The only reason he didn’t get very sick was that an abscess formed around it!  He will be at the hospital for a few days.

  • Greg, surgery

  • Estrella, recovery from ablation and her son Leif to find a charitable nursing home to take him—the family has very limited means.

  • End to wildfires in Maui

  • Ann Schaefer—in a lot of pain and doctors can’t find cause

  • John Rice—kidney failure and difficulty in finding a job due to illness. Getting depressed.

  • Repose of the soul of Jack Nolan

  • Matthew Smith—needs housing and disability check.

  • Meeting for care of Estrella’s son Leif—please pray that all goes well with this.

  • Fr. John Beal, Medical issues.

  •  I recently had a baby and have fallen ill. I can no longer walk or take care of my baby. Please pray that I may heal so I can take care of my baby(Diana Apolonia) again. Kimberly Yager

  • 10 year old Lavender—brain surgery for tumor in head. Dad died from bacterial meningitis and mom and brother need prayers also.  

  • To heal Viola Cleo Bradshaw mind from depression, emotional trauma, loss, loneliness, split personality disorder and body from broken nose and sleep disorder.

  • Jimmy Smith, taken off life support. For Vinnie who needs prayers.

  • For Fr. Stephen Arabadjis, for Joy Ashley

  • To pray for Father Peter Richards for his birthday present!

  • I speak on prolife and chastity and am asking for prayers. Be assured of my daily fasts and prayers for you, Michelle Steele

  •   Maricial asks prayers for granddaughter Colette who is recovering from brain surgery. 

  • 12 year old Brian who died from fentanyl given him by another child.

“The world offers you comfort, but you were not made for comfort.  You were made for greatness.”  Pope Benedict XVI

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