Monday, February 18, 2013

General Prayer Requests 2013


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Simply submit your prayer request in the comment box below.

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Holy St. Joseph, Spouse of Mary,

be mindful of me, pray for me, watch over me.

Guardian of the paradise of the new Adam,

provide for my temporal wants.

Faithful guardian of the most precious of all treasures,

I beseech thee to bring this matter to a happy end,

if it be for the glory of God,
and the good of my soul.

Amen



81 comments:

Anonymous said...

Stable and gainful employment in my field doing work that I love, with benefits for my family. Thank you St. Joseph.

RR said...

Thank you in advance for your help. For my freelance work life continuing to grow and prosper and great projects coming into my life. That my bank account increase so all of my basic needs are covered and so my savings grow and grow as life requires. Increasing my skill set and talents for my highest good. That my neighbors and me treat one another mindfully with respect and kindness. That questions re: the roof garden be settled amicably and mindfully and for my and the building's highest good. For peace and serenity for my Uncle Bill, Cousins Jean and Bill. May housing decisions be made for Cousin John that is for his and the family's highest good.

Theresa said...

I would like to pray for my parents-in-law, Tom and Marylou Mullen, who are both in ill health.

Anonymous said...

Good health to live a very long, healthy, happy life with my children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. For the removal of any and all illnesses in my body, and to be spared any and all danger or harm.

Anonymous said...

Dear St. Joseph, I entrust to your intercession my return to school and subsequent transfer.
I do promise to imitate you on how you worked for God and man, by giving and doing my best in my studies.
St. Joseph, pray for us!

Al said...

A job, financial needs

Anonymous said...

I would like to lift up to Saint Joseph my son, Philip, that he would pass his boards test and graduate in May, and that he would help him find emplyment.
Thank you Saint Joseph.

Anonymous said...

End marital troubles for a very dear friend. And for myself, enough financial stability to spend more time with my family while my parents are healthy enough to enjoy it
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marissa and glen said...

End financial and work related stress. Help in achieving educational goals. Employment...all sick who need God's help. Bring family members back to the sacraments.

Anonymous said...

For protection of Isabella and our family and success in the custody hearing.

Anonymous said...

I pray for happiness, health, prosperity and peaceful lives for myself, my beloved husband, our children (P., C., M., A. and A.) and our beautiful grandson, A.

Anonymous said...

That R.M.F.M. may remarry soon.

Cajundweeb said...

Pray that my left ankle heals and that my mom's knees get better.

Anonymous said...

Pray for spiritual, physical and emotional healing within each members family.
For my son and nephew to have some quiet time to listen to the voice of God for His will in their lives and for them to place God first; for my son to persevere in his education.
Pray for my families financial needs.
For family members to come back to the faith.
For renewal of gifts and fruits of the Holy Spirit within my family.

Anonymous said...

Please pray for my parent's health, their continued trust in God and for my Dad to follow the advice of the medical professionals who are trying to help him.

Please pray also for the conversion of my children.

Anonymous said...

For Teresa to find employment and for conversion.
For healing of anger and removal of addictions in my son and for him to have Catholic friends and relationships.
For a respectful, healthy relationship with my son and within our families.

Anonymous said...

Pray for love between family members and a deepening of family bonds in our family.....

Anonymous said...

For healing, forgiveness, and peace in my family.

Anonymous said...

for catholic conversion for loved one and reuniting with that same loved one

Anonymous said...

For my brother to avoid being among those to be laid off at his company and keep his job and to continue to be able to send his children to Catholic school.

Roz P. said...

For my home to be approved for re-financed at a lower interest rate. St. Joseph, I trust in you.

Anonymous said...

for the possibility of a life together with gab...

Anonymous said...

for matrimony & lifetime commitment with gb

Anonymous said...

For a successful St. Joseph's Day celebration that I am planning at my chuch on March 19th. For health, and for my grandson who is in the military.

Anonymous said...

For forgiveness and peace for my family members. For my son's employment.

Anonymous said...

Please pray for my happiness and well-being.

Rue said...

Dear San Giuseppe, please watch over and pray for Joe's full recovery. Amen.

Anonymous said...

Good health for my whole family. Bring members back to the Church and sacraments. Financial stability for my children, especially for my son and his family. Blessings for better health for Gene and for all those that asked for my prayers. St. Joseph thank you.

Anonymous said...

Dear St. Joesph, I ask that my family be blessed to sell our house this year and also find a new one to buy

Anonymous said...

Blessed St. Joseph, Please bless all those who visit and pray at the Seelos Shrine and who have ever prayed there or asked Fr. Seelos for prayers. Please help MD and DD sell their house, and grant them peace. Please help guide the conclave to chose a Pope for us who will guide us closer ever to our Lord, and not into error. Help them choose for us a holy and good Pope. St. Joseph, thank you for all of your help and blessing in my life. Pray for me, St. Joseph. Pray for me, beg God to create in me, forgiveness for my earthly father. Bless you, kind St. Joseph. Bless you and thank you, and kiss Jesus for me, and thank you for your love and care for him and our Blessed Mother. Amen.

Evann said...

For a very dear friend who is in ICU tonight with breathing difficulties. Please watch over Mary for us. Thank you, St. Joseph.

Anonymous said...

- For Rosalie - Who is elderly and appraoaching a major life change. Pray for peace, happiness ansd health. Thank you,St Joseph

Anonymous said...

For the provision of a home in Houston near family, safe move, and a happy and blessed school year for my children

Vita said...

We pray for the healing of our cousin, Barb. Remove her cancer and help her return o work and a long life. Thank you Saint Joseph

Geri said...

Thank you St. Joseph for answering my prayers for our son and our family. I say the Novena regularly, I pray you will continue to help keep myself, husband, children and grandchildren healthy and safe from harm. and please help us all with any of our employment and financial needs.

Anonymous said...

For St. Joseph's help in managing our station, selling our vehicles that are not being used, and help n our finances. I pray for his unfailing protection for me and my family and that of my one and only brother.

Anonymous said...

I pray for a new job.

Anonymous said...

St. Joseph, May the Lord bless me that fund that I requested to purchase the item that I need. May the Lord shine light on me physically and let me know what is going on. May my family, friends, husband and I be blessed with health, strength, guidance, protection, peace, light and love. May my husband and I be blessed with a more loving understanding and appreciation toward one another. Thank St. Joseph. In Jesus name. amen and amen. rt

Anonymous said...

dear Saint JosephI pray to you and call on my father Joseph in heaven, to pray for my brother Joseph. Please give me the strength,The wisdom and the opportunity so he may find is true path. I pray the detour he has been on is considered enough of a test. and nowme he walk straightt and strong with the burdens he has carried, behind him.Thank You Saint Joseph

Anonymous said...

dear Saint Joseph, on your most holy day I ask for your prayers.I ask that my father Joseph in heaven pray with you for me and my family.I ask that you pray for this life I am living. I wish I could do better. Please Saint Joseph pray for my children that their life will be much better. I pray that you can bring joy to their lives give them the opportunity to be happy Amen

Anonymous said...

Please, St. Joseph, a full, immediate return to good health for my DH and me. Thank you, my most generous intercessor.

Anonymous said...

Dear St. Joseph, please intercede for DH and me to have a full, immediate return of good health. I thank you for that St. Joseph.

Anonymous said...

Dear St Joseph,
I ask for the health of my parents. I thank you & Love You, St. Joseph.

JMJSL said...

I pray for a successful surgery for my mother, healing for both of my parents and for a nephew who says he is transgender.

Anonymous said...

St Joseph Pray for us.

Anonymous said...

For the spiritual, mental, and physical health of my family, for the ability to make decisions that follow the will of God, for the sanctity of marriage, for the ability to please Christ in my marriage and in raising my children, for the success of our business and its ability to support our family and the families under our employment, for the intentions of our friends and families, especially those suffering.

Anonymous said...

Happy Feast Day St. Joseph! I ask for continued blessings for our new Pope...Pope Francis. Today is your special day, and Pope Francis is inaugurated on this very special day. You are the loving protector of our church. Please guide and protect Pope Francis. With a grateful heart and renewed hope, I thank you.

Anonymous said...

A swift full recovery and return to good health and full mobility and normal body function for Nicole and me.

Anonymous said...

Happy Feast Day St. Joseph! Thank you for your many blessings. Please continue to bless, guide and protect Pope Francis. This is your special day and a feeling of renewed hope for the future of our beloved church as Pope Francis is inaugurated. With a grateful heart, I thank you.

Anonymous said...

That my husband will find a job that is satisfying and holy and stable.

Susana said...

Dear St. Joseph, Please heal Baccarat of his ear infection and other issues, please heal Poker's trachea and BlackJack's heart, and please heal Bella wherever needed and bless all my dogs that they may always be healthy and lead long happy lives with me.

Anonymous said...

For healing for my mom -that her brain be healed and her memory restored and for general healing for her. For my aunt (your namesake), that she is blessed today (her birthday) and always with great health and that she is able to continue to do the work she love. For myself: that I be healed of fibroids and cysts and that I can find a way to make money from home, pay off all our debts, and fulfill my potential as an artist and writer. That we can resolve all our home repair issues including clearing the clutter. That there be peace in our hearts and out environment.

AmyInAustin said...

For all those people that don't have any food. Patrick, age 4

I love you, Jesus! Lucy, age 2

For my husband, Brian Joseph.
For our local parish and its capital campaign.
For our Holy Father, Pope Francis.
May we all be inspired by his genuine love for the poor!

Anonymous said...

John and Anna Schmidt, Phillip and Mary Dreher, Sr. Bernadette, Sr. Ann Mary, Msgr. George Schmidt, Brad Harper, Leonard Dirks, Louise Dolecheck, Isabella Schmidt, Leonard Schmidt,Tina Schmidt,Carol Heinlein. That the sale of my parents house goes smoothly.

Anonymous said...

That Kim's house sells quickly and at the price she needs.

Angela Amaya Neywick said...

Repose of the soul of Don Norville!! Died March 15th, 2013. I gentle humble man who loved the Lord and played the piano beautifully. Always volunteering his musical talents to the church music ministry. Thank you! God bless you! ~Angela

Anonymous said...

Dear St Joseph!! I need a job quick!! Thank you! Im so grateful! Please pray for me!

Peace in NYC said...

I ask for steady freelance work and the ability to always support myself. Thank you for the work I have gotten so far this year! I hope to make enough funds to cover my needs fully, and learn to imaginatively live within my means too. I also ask for clarity and healing with my friendship with B. May what unfolds in the future be guided by divine timing, positivity, respect and mindfulness. Thank you Saint Joseph, happy feast day!

Anonymous said...

A humble prayer for Woodman McCarthy of Wisconsin.

Anonymous said...

Oh, St. Joseph please make John Mark turn away from sin and vices. Please deliver my family from further destruction... Please help John Mark take care of us as faithfully as you took care of the Holy Child, Jesus, and Mary the Holy Virgin, AMEN.

Anonymous said...

Dear St. Joseph,
I ask for your intercession for my husband, my children, and myself...that we may have health, happiness, and faith. Please keep us safe from all evil. Thank you for our many blessings.
All this we ask through Christ our Lord, Amen.
Viva San Giuseppe!!

Anonymous said...

Dear St. Joseph,
Please pray for my family, that we may have health, happiness, and remain faithful to God and our Church all the days of our lives.
Thank our Lord for us for all of our many blessings. Amen.
Viva San Giuseppe!!

Anonymous said...

For Cheryl that she would be healed of her lung infection; and for myself to conceive.

Anonymous said...

Dear St. Joseph. Please console my wife's heart. Increase her devotion to Mary's Immaculate Heart and to Jesus, especially in Eucharist. Please heal our marriage and keep our family together. Please expel all demons that are threatening our marriage and our family. Please hold my wife in your loving arms and comfort her.

Anonymous said...

Saint Joseph, I thank you in advance for gainful employment in the field of teaching, writing, research, direct youth development and community service within a spiritually healthy institution. I thank you in advance for blessing us with a happy and stable family life and a protector and father who can be relied upon as I continue to provide in my own right. May the house be sold with no trouble and may the proceeds be used with prudence and attention to our needs and development of our child. Protect us from strife and confusion in dealings with unwell family members and bless them with peace and mental health. Please intercede that I may fulfill God's role for me in service to others.

Anonymous said...

Please Saint Joseph watch over my husband Alan and help him find employment. Watch over our family and give us the guidance and strength we need to endure this suffering that God has laid before us and that through your protection and mercy we will find joy and peace again. I promise that I will not forget your guardianship and tender mercy that the Holy Family has provided for us.

Anonymous said...

saint joseph please help me sell my home at the price im asking and also to receive good news about my other financial issue

KateCz9 said...

My Dearest St Joseph,

I ask that you please pray that our home showing goes well in the morning. With only 2 weeks left on our contingency we must sell quickly in order to be able to move in to our new home. Thank you for your favor in helping us to receive and accept a substantial offer that follows through. Please bless those looking at our house. May they find it as nice and cozy as we have and be able to make it into their own home. We thank you for blessing us with such a nice new home in a safe neighborhood and look forward to making many memories and being a family there. We will take you with us as we go and you will planted in our new flower bed, and everytime we walk out our front door, we will thank you for the wonderful gift you helped us to receive. In Jesus name...Amen.

The Cazee Family said...

My Dearest St Joseph,

I ask that you please pray that our home showing goes well in the morning. With only 2 weeks left on our contingency we must sell quickly in order to be able to move in to our new home. Thank you for your favor in helping us to receive and accept a substantial offer that follows through. Please bless those looking at our house. May they find it as nice and cozy as we have and be able to make it into their own home. We thank you for blessing us with such a nice new home in a safe neighborhood and look forward to making many memories and being a family there. We will take you with us as we go and you will planted in our new flower bed, and everytime we walk out our front door, we will thank you for the wonderful gift you helped us to receive. In Jesus name...Amen.

Maria said...

Dear St Joseph,
Please help me in my current dilemma. Please help improve the conditions at my work place and help my unpleasant colleague, Sara stop her animosity, hostility and rudeness towards me. Help her to leave me alone to get on with my work. Help me have more responsibilities at work, please.
Please help me gain freelance work so I can start up on my own and have financial stability.
Please help me with the issues facing us re childcare for the little one.
Please keep our family safe and protect us always, wherever we are. Thank you St Joseph.

Anonymous said...

Dear St Joseph,

Please help me getting my house sold very soon. My husband and I are stuck in state that we donot like and don't have any family living here. It would be nice to have our home sold either in July or by August. We are not asking to make any money from the sell, but to "break" even. St Joseph, we ask for blessings in our move back to Texas to be with our family and friends.

Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Dear St. Joseph, Please intercede for me in keeping my home from foreclosure; thank you for helping me to get my present job, and I ask that I am able to get a much better income from it or to find an enjoyable way to make extra money on the side; I really need enough money to pay all of my bills on time and have enough left over to save. Guide me and help me in my new position as choir director, that our songs are an inspiration, help set a spiritual atmosphere and help lead others to Christ. Help me to increase in faith and continue to grow spiritually and do what God's will is for my life. Help me emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Thank you, St. Joseph, for all of your help.

Debbie said...

Dear St. Joseph, I ask for your intercession for someone to buy our home for only what we owe on it, quickly. We have been given a new start for our family but we are not able to afford both homes. I pray that our original home sells quickly. St. Joseph please pray for us.

Anonymous said...

Dear St. Joseph asking for your help in selling our home soon. Send an honest person to buy our home, and at the price we are asking for.

Anonymous said...

Praying to St. Joseph that my medical test comes back all alright. Praying for good health.

Anonymous said...

St. Joseph,.I ask that you continue to intercede on my behalf. Please help strengthen my marriage and not let financial hardship strain our relationship. Please help with the sell of our home so we can all be together. Please let it sell quickly .

Anonymous said...

St. Joseph, I pray to you with all my heart that CGM and I mend our broken relationship and that his heart fills with love for me, that his mind fills with positive thoughts of me and we talk and mend our broken relationship. I pray that we reunite, get back together and walk together on this earth in love and in a healthier relationship and one day become husband and wife. Please hear the despair in my prayers, please don't neglect me, I believe in the power of prayer and I believe in The Lords strength to get us through our days. Pease pray for CGM and I.

Anonymous said...

Please pray for Deacon S that he find a full time job and for my husband that his cancer go into remission.

Anonymous said...

Blessed St. Joseph, Please intercede on my behalf to sell my cemetery properties. Help me obtain ALL monies needed to pay my debts before 1-17-14 with no harm to anyone to obtain it. Bring physical healing to me and my son. Protect us from all harm and danger. Lead me to a financially rewarding job/career/business.
Thank you.

Anonymous said...

St. Joseph, please pray that I remain eligible to continue law school. I have the purest intentions in becoming a lawyer, but unfortunately, I keep getting low marks...

Norma Aguirre said...

Querido San José...te suplico ayudes a mi hijo Rodrigo con un mejor salario que le permita vivir sin angustias o necesidades...Tú trabajaste toda tu vida para darle a tu familia lo que necesitaba y nada les faltó...Tú eres el patrón de los trabajadores...Por favor escucha mi ruego y ayuda a mi hijo con un mejor salario...Jesús...tu hijo amadísimo no va a negarte nada...Gracias San José...Te abrazo fuerte con todo mi corazón...