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Prayer Intentions

“Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and enkindle in them the fire of your Love.  Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created and You shall renew the face of the earth.”

Lord, we pray for these special intentions:

97 Prayers

  1. Posted May 21, 2015 at 7:33 am

    Lord, I pray for forgiveness in the lack of judgment, act of unkindness against neighbor. I pay for reconciliation and direction from the Holy Spirit. I pray for healing for all concerned. Amen

  2. Posted May 19, 2015 at 8:39 am

    Please pray for Ron & Cindy Kutchen, my former co-workers and now retired, as they learn Cindy’s prognosis. She is presently in Mercy Oncology Unit in dire health. Please pray for courage and strength, comfort and support from family and friends.

  3. Posted May 3, 2015 at 9:18 pm

    Please pray for the reposed soul of my cousin, Brian, who passed away suddenly Saturday evening.
    Pray for his wife, sons, parents, brothers, sister, and those who were blessed to know him and that God wrap them in his love during this difficult time.

  4. Posted April 30, 2015 at 10:51 pm

    I pray for my family to come to the Catholic church and experience the love of God as I do.

  5. Posted April 30, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    Please pray for my family members who have been diagnosed with cancer. Give them the strength to fight this disease and to find strength in your love.

  6. Posted April 30, 2015 at 10:40 pm

    Pray for my brother-in-law who is in need of a heart transplant. Please God, help Mark find strength through your love and that his heart may heal.

  7. Posted April 29, 2015 at 12:06 pm

    Please pray for my Mother who has dementia. Pray for me that I may be better at accepting God’s will in this illness. Pray for her caregivers-that they may see the person she is and not the disease that has her in it’s grips. God’s will, not mine.

  8. Posted April 28, 2015 at 7:49 am

    Please pray for 7 year old Avery who is scheduled for cancer surgery on April 29th. May she be completely healed from her disease, and may her family stay strong during this difficult time.

  9. Posted April 27, 2015 at 9:07 am

    Support for Iowa Catholic Radio: success with listenership. Hearts and minds are filled with God’s love and understanding. Conversion of mind, hearts and spirit occurs for all in need.

    To Jesus through Mary. JLB

  10. Posted April 14, 2015 at 12:04 pm

    Please pray for 9 year old Leilani, who suffered a stroke while awaiting a heart transplant. May she experience God’s grace and may her family stay strong during this difficult time.

  11. Posted April 11, 2015 at 8:56 pm

    Please pray for complete healing, creative miracles, and financial blessings for the Underwood family. I am traveling to New Orleans for medical treatment and need to stay there for eight weeks. Please pray that I find safe and affordable lodging. This medical treatment is for brain injuries. Please pray for my family and the Morrison family as well. I have a friend suffering from prostate cancer that needs healing and another friend who needs healing and finanical blessing. Please pray that we have a safe trip there and back home.

  12. Posted April 8, 2015 at 11:51 am

    Please pray for my daughter who is a single mom of 6 children. I am asking for prayers of wisdom, grace and strength as she struggles with her oldest son. He is 12 and has been diagnosed with ADD, ADHD and ODD (Oppisitional Defiance Disorder). My grandson struggles with relationships, not only with his mom but with friends and his siblings. As a mother and grandmother I love them dearly and my heart aches for them. Thank you for your prayers! Peace to you, G-ma Barb

  13. Posted March 30, 2015 at 8:34 am

    Please pray for my husband. Let him be faithul and loving to me; may he be protected from bad thoughts, actions and habits.

  14. Posted March 23, 2015 at 6:53 am

    Please pray for my wife as she undergoes medical testing today. Allow the Holy Spirit to be with her as she goes through this process.
    May she receive God’s grace and healing!
    God Bless

  15. Posted February 17, 2015 at 1:15 am

    Pray for my dear friend Pam who is fighting colon cancer.

  16. Posted February 17, 2015 at 1:14 am

    Pray that my children will return to the catholic church and for the health of my family.

  17. Posted February 6, 2015 at 7:15 pm

    Pray that my oldest two children will return to the Catholic Church, the other two will stay with the church, and my husband will find God’s love in the church and convert to Catholicism.

  18. Posted February 5, 2015 at 10:04 pm

    Please pray for Mike and Jane as they battle a variety of illnesses.

  19. Posted February 5, 2015 at 10:02 pm

    Prayers for 20 year old Sarah, as she transitions to hospice – and for John Kelly and her family as they deal with her end-stage leukemia.

  20. Posted February 5, 2015 at 10:00 pm

    Lord, please keep Ryan in your heart as he recovers from surgery and battles cancer!

  21. Posted January 27, 2015 at 1:38 pm

    Please pray for my job that my clientele will pick up and that my husband’s job will be fruitful. Financially we are not doing well.

  22. Posted January 21, 2015 at 4:44 am

    I pray my daughter finds comfort in God’s love.

  23. Posted January 19, 2015 at 7:42 pm

    I pray that my body heals so I may serve God by helping others less fortunate.

  24. Posted January 19, 2015 at 7:26 pm

    I pray that the fighting throughout the world ceases and we can find God’s love for all of our brothers and sisters.

  25. Posted January 19, 2015 at 7:21 pm

    Pray that my children will return to the Catholic Church and my husband and daughter-in-law find God’s love in the church and convert to Catholicism.

  26. Posted January 14, 2015 at 9:49 pm

    The Decorah Knights of Columbus (Council 4208) pray for our past State Deputy, Daniel Werner. Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, Founder of the Knights of Columbus, please pray for brother Daniel. For details in this, see http://iowakofc.org/profiles/blogs/illness-leads-to-iowa-knights-leadership-transition

  27. Posted January 6, 2015 at 5:17 am

    Jan. 15, 2015 – The New Year begins. Let us join in concern and hope for all children of the world. Statistics show that 2014 was a devastating year for children with horrific abuse, torture. killing etc. This must change. Our future demands it. We join religious leaders and all caring people of the world in condemning these atrocities. We must unite in positive thought, blessing and prayer for all children. Through family care, good education, and our support, the world can change. “The secret of change is to focus all our energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates

  28. Posted January 5, 2015 at 3:34 pm

    Pray for my family as I feel drawn to Catholicism. Long-held misbeliefs about Catholic Christianity are causing internal struggles within the family.

  29. Posted January 2, 2015 at 1:57 pm

    God the Father in the name of the Lord Jesus, thank you for everything and ask for the forgiveness of sins, the protection of human malice, theft, assaults of evil in any form and for the health and abundant blessings for Natasha, Michael and John. Holy Spirit fill us. Amen.

  30. Posted January 1, 2015 at 1:16 pm

    Please pray for my sister, Linda, who has been battling pancreatic cancer since 2012 was given a year to two years to live that the Lord gives her strength, energy, peace and happiness and that she will feel his presence. In Jesus name! Amen.

  31. Posted December 30, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    St. Monica – Please hold Jordan, and all those fighting addictions, in your heart! Your faith in God helped your son to become one of the great leaders of the Church. Through Him… all is possible!

  32. Posted November 20, 2014 at 3:11 pm

    Please pray for Joyce as she undergoes chemotherapy

  33. Posted November 15, 2014 at 12:51 am

    Please pray for Eric’s salvation…May God’s grace draw him to Christ Jesus…May his life be transformed by The Holy Ghost….Pray that the hope of Christ will fill his life bring forth joy, peace, and everlasting salvation. There is no greater need than the need for salvation.

  34. Posted November 7, 2014 at 8:32 pm

    Dawn is in the hospital with stage 4 cancer. She has been battling cancer for 3 years and the cancer has gotten very aggressive. She needs healing and prayers for the guidance of the doctors to know the best form of action and for the cancer to be lifted from her body and full healing.

  35. Posted October 25, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Please pray for 5 month old Baby Zoe as she undergoes heart surgery this Thursday, Oct. 30. May the surgery be a success and may her family stay strong throughout this difficult process.

  36. Posted October 21, 2014 at 10:03 pm

    Please pray for all the Christian families in the middle east whose children are being beheaded by ISIS because of their Christian faith.

  37. Posted October 9, 2014 at 8:42 pm

    Please pray for someone who is suffering from the memories of a war, and struggling with drinking. As a Soldier I never want to quit, never give up, but sometimes I need a Battle Buddy to help me cope. Over the last few months the pit of depression has gotten deep — but I was reassured that no matter how deep the pit, God will reach down and scoop me up. Many of us suffer from a pain or illness that can be seen….some of us suffer from indescribable pain that cannot be seen. We can never erase the horrible memories…but we could use the help of prayer to find ways to deal with it. St. Michael, pray for us.

  38. Posted October 9, 2014 at 6:46 pm


    My name is Myung Kim, and I go by Paul.

    I’ve been exposed to a certain amount of harmful radiation for a long time (around 3 months straight), and I am aching all over my body, my whole body feels like it’s burning. I do not know what to do. I am frightened, but I trust in God.

    Please pray for me

    Thank you, and God bless you

    - Paul Myung Hyun Kim

    Garden Grove, California, USA

  39. Posted October 8, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    Pray for our missionaries serving in Northern Iraq. ISIS continues to advance its extreme Islamic goals for mass conversion or death for Christians. ISIS actually beheading children in the presence of their parents Pray especially for missionaries who are on their own. Pray for their courage; for the deliverance of people of Northern Iraq & that God surround the parents in their loss as well. With humble thanks to Iowa Catholic Radio; their loyal supporters & everyone’s prayers.

  40. Posted September 28, 2014 at 5:29 pm

    Pray for my brother who is facing unknown health issues and that he turns to God to help him heal and continue to seek God’s word.

  41. Posted September 28, 2014 at 5:24 pm

    Pray that my children find their way back to the church and my grandchildren are raised to understand and follow the Catholic teachings.

  42. Posted September 28, 2014 at 11:33 am

    Let us pray for Dick S who has a fracture in his spine, for relief from pain and continued healing. He is also recently diagnosed with cancer in his right kidney, may the Lord reduce and remove this disease from his body. Let us also pray for Lloyd S who has melanoma, that he will continue to respond to chemo in a positive way. Let us pray for Sylvia M-B who is suffering this past year from colon cancer, that she will bear her cross with the Lord at her side. Amen

  43. Posted September 28, 2014 at 11:28 am

    Let us pray for Mike and Emilie Peters as they move from Iowa Catholic Radio in Des Moines to EWTN in Alabama. May the Lord bless them in their ministry of communications. Thank you Lord for Mike’s caring heart and humility as he served us so diligently and professionally behind the scenes at Iowa Catholic Radio. We really appreciate his love and caring heart. Mike gave us his very best, always. God bless you Mike.

  44. Posted September 27, 2014 at 7:43 pm

    Please pray for my Father John, when we were in Africa many years ago people have used voodoo on him and he never recovered from it. Please pray for him to be delivered from infatuation curses, sex magic and demonic control. May God finally heal him from these things, so that my parents can spend their life together again.
    Please pray for our family to soon come together again. Thank you.

  45. Posted September 25, 2014 at 9:38 pm

    Pray for the group going to the New Melleray Abbey this weekend, that their hearts will be opened to God’s call for them.

  46. Posted September 24, 2014 at 1:08 am

    Pray that Sarah and Andrew’s baby boy is born healthy.

  47. Posted September 23, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    Asking for your prayers as I have a surgical breast biopsy on Friday, that God will give me the courage, strength and wisdom to accept His will. I pray that there is good news but if not that I can go this journey knowing God is always with me. In the name of Christ Our Savior.

  48. Posted September 14, 2014 at 7:47 pm

    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.

  49. Posted August 29, 2014 at 3:02 am

    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.

  50. Posted August 27, 2014 at 2:52 pm

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

  51. Posted August 22, 2014 at 8:00 pm

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

  52. Posted August 20, 2014 at 10:35 am

    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!

  53. Posted August 19, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    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

  54. Posted August 15, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    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.

  55. Posted August 12, 2014 at 3:29 am

    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.

  56. Posted August 9, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    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.

  57. Posted August 8, 2014 at 5:26 pm

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

  58. Posted August 8, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    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.

  59. Posted August 8, 2014 at 1:06 am

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

  60. Posted August 8, 2014 at 1:03 am

    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.

  61. Posted August 7, 2014 at 4:21 am

    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.

  62. Posted July 31, 2014 at 4:50 pm

    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.

  63. Posted July 21, 2014 at 9:01 pm

    For my mother, Jeanette, who has been diagnosed with a serious heart condition. May God be with her and our family during this difficult time.

  64. Posted July 17, 2014 at 2:45 pm

    Please pray for Curt and his family as his job may be potentially eliminated. I pray that his position may be maintained if that is God will.

  65. Posted July 17, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    Please pray for Carly and Ross’s marriage.

  66. Posted July 15, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    Prayers are needed for Tom as he goes to court today to try to get joint custody of his 3 yr old son. Pray that the judge will open his heart to see that it is in the best interest of Anthony that joint custody be awarded.

  67. Posted June 26, 2014 at 9:04 pm

    Please pray for Brad and his wife- got some bad news with the ultra -sound. Please keep them strong and wrap them in your prayer and support. God be with them and the special baby in the womb.

  68. Posted June 24, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Asking prayers for my 5 month old grandson as he struggles with a digestive problem. He is to undergo a colon biospy in Iowa City to help determine what is wrong with his little body. Pray that our family can get an answer soon to his issues and he gets relief from the pain. In the name of Jesus our Lord and Savior.

  69. Posted June 23, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    Please pray for a co-worker who had unplanned open heart surgery last week. His name is Bryan, and he needs our prayers for a full recovery. Thank you!

  70. Posted June 20, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    For family friend, Jill W., who is at Mayo Clinic today for diagnosis/treatment options for recurring cancer. St. Peregrine, pray for her and be with her, that she may be offered options for recovery, not a terminal diagnosis. Lord Jesus, be with Jill and her family, bring them grace, strength, faith and courage. Amen.

  71. Posted June 11, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    For Chauncey, son of Norritta, that he may discern God’s direction for his life.

  72. Posted June 5, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    That God will give my son Sam a job, lead him to where he is to be, give him happiness, take away his anger towards his parents, give him good friends that are full of faith. Help heal my family so we can stop the fighting!!! Sam is 23 & needs to be on his own!!Thank you!!

  73. Posted June 4, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    please watch over Al during his heart procedure and complete recovery

  74. Posted May 29, 2014 at 9:28 pm

    Please pray for my son, Mark, who has pancreatic & liver cancer- currently going through chemo treatment. Thanks everyone!

  75. Posted May 29, 2014 at 7:50 pm

    Please pray for my friend who is suffering from depression. Pray that his heart and mind will be open to seek the help he needs to feel better. Pray that he surrenders himself to God for God’s will and that he might trust and be patient allowing the Dr. time to find the best treatment options for him. Amen

  76. Posted May 27, 2014 at 9:26 am

    Chris asks for prayers for his wife Andrezza and their marriage. They had problems and she moved away. He loves her deeply and misses her immensely. Please pray for their healing and restoration of their marriage, that they may serve God and one another.

  77. Posted May 18, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    Please pray for my mom, Mary Ann to be healed of any cancer cell in her body. She is given strength,energy,comfort,peace,protection over her immune system & eyesight. Also, restful sleep & no bad side effects from the chemo. In Jesus name! Amen! Thank you & God bless you! Really appreciate the prayers!

  78. Posted May 13, 2014 at 2:52 pm

    Please pray for my brother Mark who is battling Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

  79. Posted May 8, 2014 at 2:45 pm

    Please pray for deliverance, healing and guidance for Meri P. and her loved ones in the Name and the Power of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Amen

  80. Posted May 6, 2014 at 6:45 pm

    Please pray for employment for my husband, and for trust in God’s will to take our family where He wants us to be.

  81. Posted May 1, 2014 at 8:27 pm

    Please pray for our grandson who has autism that there will be help, love and healing within his family as they struggle with coping and understanding the disease. Pray that today which is his birthday is a good day for him!

  82. Posted April 30, 2014 at 8:06 pm

    Please Pray for my friend Jean, who not only is severely disabled due to MS, and now has been diagnosed with uterine cancer. She is my son’s mother-in-law. He and Mindy care for her every day and need your prayers too.

  83. Posted April 11, 2014 at 2:39 am

    Pray for Sr. Joanne Mauro, our Guidance Counselor for many years at St. Anthony’s grade school in Des Moines. She has been diagnosed with lung cancer. For complete healing, and strength while she undergoes treatment.

  84. Posted April 8, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    Please pray for my sister who is in end stage Breast Cancer that she may reconvert and seek repentance before the Father takes her.

  85. Posted April 5, 2014 at 3:08 am

    My fiancee’s father was just diagnosed with cancer. Pray for his recovery and to give her and the rest of her family the strength to make it through these trying times.

  86. Posted April 1, 2014 at 10:22 pm

    Please pray for the healing for a family that is going through a trajic moment in life, all of the family. Pray that they may have God’s mercy, peace and blessings in their lives from this day forward. Praying that things will get better.

  87. Posted March 12, 2014 at 12:41 am

    For my niece who will have surgery on Wednesday for an aortic aneurysm . May the surgeons hands be guided by Our Lord.

  88. Posted March 2, 2014 at 9:54 pm

    Pray for the expansion of Catholic Radio in Fairfield and greater Southeast Iowa!!

  89. Posted February 27, 2014 at 8:05 pm

    Please pray for me. I really,really need help. After eight years of battling with alcoholism and depression, I’m
    trying to get my life back, but everything seems so grey and empty now. I feel, I don’t have any purpose to live anymore. I feel lost and in despair now. Heavenly Father, please, enlighten me and show my way in life. Help me to find the job I like, the place I wish to live and please, give me the purpose to live. Also, please pray for my mother Dana, recently she had a stroke and very ill now. Father, please take care of my mother and help her to recover.
    Thank you

  90. Posted February 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    Please pray that our Catholic schools raise their expectations of their students in that they apply and practice the respect, faith, and love that is taught in their daily religion classes.

  91. Posted February 7, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    Please join me in lifting up these people in prayer…Elizabeth who is constantly ill but undiagnosed; Rae that her eyes may be saved; Joe that he may physically turn around and live through his near-death surgery for diverticulitis; Jill and Mary, that they may beat their cancer or at least be able to live on with it; and Monica who is elderly and broke her hip, that she can live through this should this be God’s will.

  92. Posted February 5, 2014 at 5:18 pm

    Let us pray for complete healing for Marcie Coleman from cancer.

  93. Posted February 3, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    Please pray for Sunnie Brommel, that she be completely healed from bone cancer.

  94. Posted February 2, 2014 at 12:48 am

    For the conversion of my wife to the Catholic faith…That we both may share this beautiful journey.

  95. Posted January 28, 2014 at 3:06 pm

    Please pray for those who have chosen to leave the church. Pray that the Holy Spirit move their hearts to turn closer to God and return to the faith.

  96. Posted January 6, 2014 at 10:59 pm

    Please pray for Margaret Rowe as she is having a hard time with depression and just needs our prayers that she will overcome this feeling and God will be with her at this time of her life.

  97. Posted January 2, 2014 at 6:51 pm

    Please pray for Joe as he battles bladder cancer & undergoes surgery to remove his bladder. May he & his family receive God’s grace & healing!

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