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Please pray for God's mercy in healing my stomach issues and for my son Kevin's safe and successful knee surgery. In God we trust.

A prayer of thanksgiving for my pregnancy. Please pray for this growing child, for his/her health, and mine as well. And please pray for a respect for all life from conception until natural death.

Please pray for me that I am accepted for a kidney transplant, and that I can afford the treatment.

Pray for my father in law Don, that he gets healthy enough to return from Atlanta and fly back to Fort Dodge Iowa.

Please prayer for Fr. Joy Thaiparambil as he prepares to returns to India. Prayers for a safe trip home and for his happiness in following God's will for him. Let his heart know that he will always be in our prayers and our hearts. And thank you God for all the "joy" he has given so many in tha past 10 years here in Iowa!

Pray for my ongoing struggles with mental illness. Pray for my husband's shoulders to heal so they won't have him in so much pain. Pray for him to be in good health. Guide each of my kids with wisdom and knowledge as they begin a new school year. Guide me in the direction of a new position to help balance the bills at home. Thank you Lord. Amen

Pray for our friend Sue who was recently diagnosed with cancer. We ask that her treatment will be successful and that she will be returned to health.

Please pray for my relationship with a loving and caring man. That we may both grow closer with each other and God. That we can continue to share in each other's love for one another.

Please pray for all of the seminarians as they begin their new academic year. May their hearts be more strengthened as they walk on this faith journey of discernment to the priesthood.

Please pray for my boss Tom K. As he battles bone and blood cancer.

My husband had a massive stroke 7 years ago and also has Alzheimer's. I can no longer care for him at home. Please guide us and lead us as we transition him to a care center. Pray for his acceptance and also those who will care for him to have skill and true compassion. Thank you.

for my daughter to gets a job, that she is able to keep.

for my husband who is suffering from additions to drugs and gambling. That he will see that true happiness will only be found by following Christ.

Please pray for our the St. Francis of Assisi parish family as we reach the first anniversary of Fr. Bob Hoefler birth into eternal life (August 7th.) Our parish and Diocese were truly blessed by Fr. Bob as he generously shared the gifts God gave him: always teaching and sharing his love of music with us. Praying you peace.

For my daughter who is in grad school. That the school year will go well for her. For my oldest daughter that she has success in her position. That I will continue to have good health and happiness. We pray to the lord.



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