Weekly Prayer List

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Confraternity of Penitents Weekly Prayer List  11.15.20

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Our entire good consists not only in accepting the truth of God’s word, but in persevering in it. – St. Francis de Sales


Pope’s Monthly Intention: 

Artificial Intelligence: We pray that the progress of robotics and artificial intelligence may always serve humankind.


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

  • If you would like to participate, every evening at 9:00PM EST (6:00 Pacific), 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.

  • 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 trying desperately to 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 and for a return to Christian values and morals

  • For the conversion to belief in unalienable right to life of all human beings for those in any way involved in abortion, we pray to the Lord.

  • 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.

  • Please pray for Charles Opara who needs a better job. His family is in need. Thank you for your prayers.

  • For the raising of $235,000 to renovate two vocation discernment and volunteer houses (one for men and one for women) and to build a chapel that meets city code in Mary’s Glen. Please pray that God will bring these funds in, if He so wills. God bless you for your prayers and thanks be to God for funds raised so far.

  • For John Caywood, for him to know that God loves him and for him to love himself and to let himself be vulnerable.

  • For Nedime and family and Mufide Mary R, her ancestors, and her intentions

  • For protection for Isabel Leal and Losang. For health and protection. For them to trust in God’s providence. For conversion for those who want to harm them.

  • For Bob Floyd and the crew making a documentary film on Fr. Chad Rippenger, exorcist, for their protection and God’s grace.


Current intentions:

  • For the repose of the soul of Mike Vanelli’s son and for the family.

  • ILL: Gregory Kitzen, Dcn Tom Connolly, Jimmy Leskowicz, Grace Callahan ofs, Elton McLaughlin, Tony Kirwin, Gladys Pfeiffer, Rose Harris ofs, Kathy Scofield, Michael Chojnacki, Carmine Sadaha, Dorothy Pignataro, Karen Fahey, Natalia Lussoro, Maria Lussoro ofs, Karen Gonyon, Steve Rochford, Jay Coakley, Joseph Porter

  • For the repose of the soul of Edward Gillis, Tom Donovan, Dino Bartoli, Anna Visco, John Hack ofs, Edward Mooney, Ruth Barbella, Mary DeSantis, Roger Donohue ofs, Bob Dyer, Rev Gerard O’Meara, Brendan McGuire, Vincent McGuire, Tom Hallick

  • SPECIAL INTENTIONS: Angelo Stagnaro ofs, Gretchen, John & Wendy, McDermott Family, Michael Cassidy, Vincent, “Scared”, STJs – QMHR, STJs – StRay, Vincent, MDF, MDCs, Friends of Francis

  • For Jeanette Zipes, pain after surgery after 3 weeks.

  • Prayers of thanksgiving to all who prayed for someone with a suspected cancer diagnosis.  She is cancer free.

  • For Sherry -- 5 auto immune deficiency and Covid. Sherry also was exposed to her daughter.

  •  For Father Stan Swamy

  • Please pray for Maelle who was in a car accident and is in a coma with a brain bleed.

  • Ginny --she waits to receive test results from some kidney problems she is having.

  • For Tom --lost his job and is in a deep depression. He is all alone as his family has abandoned him. 

  • Repose of the souls of Teresa, Fr. Conrad Harkins, OFM, and of Cardinal Soter Fernandez.

  • Pat who has cancer in her colon and got a colostomy.

  • For Jeanette and her health issues.

  • Tom Rainieri, Keith Dietrich, recovery from Covid 19.

  • Please pray for Bill who is having surgery on Oct 19 for a "severe bulging disk" in his spine. 

  • Please pray for Tom who is still in an induced coma to heal from severe heart issues.

  • Please pray for Mark who has sepsis infection following cancer surgery.
    Please pray for 3 year old Parker who is having surgery.

  • Please pray for young adult John Michael who has been diagnosed with Wolfe Parkinson White Syndrome.
    Please pray for God’s protection for Allie.

  • For Chris, STEMI heart attack, s a very serious type of heart attack where half the heart is not getting blood.

  • For Sr. Marie Joseph, OSC, her convent in Italy, and her family

  • Please pray for Susie who has cancer. Pray that the tumor can shrink so it can be removed.

  • Please pray for Lisa who is having a biopsy. 

  • That nursing homes closed because of Covid open up and priests be able to visit and administer the sacraments.

  • For 19 year old Alex Herd, type 1 diabetes complications, kidney failure.

  • Please pray for Carl, hospitalized. Doctors running tests.

  • Continued prayers for Tom, depressed after losing a job and all alone. Keep praying!

  • For Sue Swank and Rita Augenbach and the nursing homes in which they work. Covid has entered these.

  • Alicia who has been battling cancer-- diagnosed with a brain tumor

  • Please pray for Troy who is having triple bypass surgery

  • Please pray for Jesse, Kevin, Michael Drobney Sr, and Melissa who have been diagnosed with Covid.

  • Please pray for Michael who lost something valuable.

  • For repose of the soul of Clayten Stuart, high school freshman.

  • Fr. Neil Buchlein, presently under care and testing of a cardiologist.  LORD, heal him.

  • Fr. James Holup

  • Fr. Michael G. Heimer, Exorcist priest for his diocese, healing from surgery.

  • Fr. Christopher Crotty, healing and exorcist and teaching priest

  • Fr. Walter Ciesla and all parish priests

  • For Frances Lee to receive faith in God.

  • For Linda, in a difficult place emotionally, who is upset, among other things, over her sick kitty Bailey.

  • For Jonathan G, to receive sufficient compensation for a severe work injury.

  • For Fr. Luis Gonsalves, OFM Cap, very ill, kidneys failing, critical condition.

  • For Fr. Roberto Martinez, OFM Cap, cancer.

  • For the repose of the soul of Patrick Albin and for family

  • For Marie and Lorraine, health issues

  • Anita, recovery from heart surgery.

  • Lisa, single mother of 2 children. Sepsis from bacterial infection.

  • Rosie McCoy, 82 years old, health and mental capacity declining more rapidly.

  • For woman suffering anxiety attacks over state of nation.

Grace is nothing else but a certain beginning of glory within us. – St. Thomas Aquinas

Contact Saint Francis' Little Assisi through the Confraternity of Penitents, 1702 Lumbard Street, Fort Wayne IN 46803 USA 260-739-6882   copenitents@yahoo.com

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