Prayer Request

  LarryD at Acts of the Apostasy has the dreadful news that his nineteen year old nephew took his life.  I would regard it as a personal favor for prayers to be offered for LarryD, the young man’s family and the

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Prayer Requests: Our Lady of the Snows

  Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thy intercession was left unaided. Inspired with this confidence, I fly unto thee, O Virgin of

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Prayer Requests

Time for a prayer request post.  I have two. My secretary Chris Bissey who has worked for me for 30 years is continuing her valiant struggle against cancer with grace and good humor, but it is not going well.  Your

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Prayer Request

  I humbly ask for prayers for the healing of a dear friend of mine who is battling cancer.  Over the years her family and many other people, including me, have depended upon her strength, drive and kindness.  She has a firm faith

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Prayer Requests

The day before Thanksgiving I prayed for a miracle and my prayer was granted.  The miracle was a small one,  with meaning only to my immediate family, but a miracle I am certain it was.   As all faithful readers of this

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Mel Gibson Needs Our Prayers

Last night I was exercising and flipping through the channels and saw Mel Gibson on the Jay Leno Show- very disturbing stuff.  He joked about having a lot of off-color jokes, he offered up some profanity to quote some girls

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Pray for the Unemployed this Advent and Christmas

In my brief life on earth I have not experienced such high unemployment amongst my family and friends this year than ever before.  As each week passes I hear of another friend or acquaintance who has lost his or her

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Thank You to Our Men and Women in Service

On this Thanksgiving I’d like to convey my heartfelt thanks to my brother Nathan (currently overseas – prayers requested) and all those in service. I am forever conscious of the sacrifices they make on behalf of our country, including much

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Sounds like a plan.

“We should all pray … and often … to/through the intercession of Mother Teresa for the conversion of [Christopher] Hitchens.” — A First Thoughts reader, in response to Hitchens’ latest pathetic diatribe against Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta.

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Prayers for our Holy Father

The Holy Father is undergoing surgery after breaking his wrist in a fall. AOSTA, Italy — A hospital spokesman says Pope Benedict XVI is undergoing surgery after breaking his right wrist in a fall during his vacation in the Italian

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Pray for the Dubruiel Family

Updates below ? I just got this from Dom Bettinelli of Bettnet.com and Thomas Peters of the American Papist concerning Amy Welborn (of Charlotte Was Both blog) and her husband who passed away this morning: Michael collapsed this morning at the gym and

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Reflections on Death

My wife’s grandfather, Dave, died Saturday night after a long fight with a rare form of Lou Gehrig’s disease. As opposed to the more common forms that start in the appendages and work their up, this started immediately at the

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