"Prayer is the raising of one's mind and heart to God 
or the requesting of good things from God."
    

Lord Hear Our Prayers

Below are the Prayer Request received through the parish office 
and the website. Please join your prayers to those of our community as we pray 
for these special intentions. For your convenience some prayers are printed below.
 
You may not see your request below but know that everyone who contacts us is
prayed for at Mass and by individuals each day.




Prayer line request are posted free of charge. To request someone be
put on the prayer line please call Linda at 673-8307 or send request
by email to lriche@stjohnchurch.org

 

 

8/1  Pray for Javier Alonso to find work.  May the Lord grant him the grace and skills necessary to do so. 

8/1  Pray for C Marcela Bedoya who has lymphatic system problems.  May God grant her relief and peace. 

8/3  Pray for Ricky Cashio who is in ICU at the BR General Hospital with bacteria in his heart valve and needs bypass surgery.  May God protect and heal him.  

8/14  Pray for Judy Mascarella who is suffering from kidney stones.  May the Lord grant her healing and peace 

8/14  Pray for M. A. & G Braud who are being affected by a tragedy to their family.  May God grant them peace in their lives.  

8/16  Pray for Jeannie Daigle who is suffering from medical issues.  May the Lord heal her. 

8/21  Pray for R and V special intentions.  Pray the Lord may heal them.

8/21  Pray for Davis Leonard who has pain in the lower legs.  May God heal him.

8/22 Pray for Mary Norris who has suffered from a stroke.  May God place His healing hands upon her. 

8/27  Pray for Chase Baldwin who has had a massive stroke at 31 years old.  May God heal and protect him.  

8/27  Pray for Gary Prochaska for a successful surgery and healing.  May the Lord lay His healing hands on him.  

8/30  Pray for Katilyn KK Guillot who is having brain tumor surgery today.  May God guide the surgeons hands and grant her full healing.  

9/5  Pray for Roberta Nicolo and Emanel as they are trying to make a decision in accordance with God's plans.  May the Lord grant them the strength to make the right decision

9/5  Pray for Herman B who is in the final stages of cancer and is in Hospice care.  May the Lord heal and protect him. 

9/5  Pray for Paul B who has stomach cancer which has metastasized to his sternum and heart.  May God ease his pain and grant him peace. 

9/5 Pray for Fr Johny and India while they face the damage from a sever flood.  Pray that God may ease them of the loss of life and property.  May He grant them faith and hope.

9/5  Pray for Maria who is in need of personal prayers.  May the Lord grant her peace.  

 

 

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A stipend of $5.00 is charged for each Mass Intention.

To schedule a Mass Intention contact Linda Riche at 673-8307 or lriche@eatel.net


 

Prayers in Time of Illness

For the Sick
Father, your only Son took upon himself the sufferings and weakness of the whole human race: through his passion and cross he taught us how good can be brought out of suffering. Look upon our brothers and sisters who are ill. In the midst of illness and pain, may they be united with Christ, who heals both body and soul; may they know the consolation promised to those who suffer and be fully restored to health. Through Christ our Lord. 
The Pope's Family Prayer Book
 
Raise Me Up, Lord
 
Raise me up, Lord do not abandon your servant. I want health that I may sing to you and help your people lead holy lives. I plead with you are my strength, do not desert me. I have grown weak amid the storm but I long to return to you.  St. Gregory of Nazianzus (329-389)
 
Lord Jesus, Healer
 
Lord, Jesus, healer of our souls and bodies, during your life on earth, 
you went about doing good, healing every manner of sickness and disease, strengthening, curing, comforting and consoling. You want nothing more than to see us healthy and happy. You are the enemy of death and disease, and in and through you they are overcome and conquered. Lay your healing hands upon us now, so that we may live in your praise untiringly. 

Prayers Near Journey's End

 
For the Aged
 
Eternal Father, unchanged down the changing years, be near to those who are aged. Even though their bodies weaken, grant that their spirit may be strong. May they bear witness and affliction with patience, and at the end, meet death with serenity. Through Christ our Lord.
The Pope’s Family Prayer Book

 

For the Dying
 
Lord, this night some will be gathered to the Father. Grant that they may go forth surrounded by their loved ones, without pain of body, with clarity of mind, and joyful expectancy of soul.
 J. M. Ford From Lord Hear Our Prayer Ave Maria Press