Prayer Intentions

We invite you to email us prayer intentions, for which the Sisters across Canada will pray.

Due to the sensitive nature that your intentions may have, we ask that you not include the surname, or any other indicator that may violate the privacy of the person/people for whom you would like us to pray. Whatever you wish to share of yourself is welcome, name, location, or email address if you wish, but your privacy will also be honoured; please indicate in your email. Our webSister also reserves the right to edit what she feels may be inappropriate for posting.

Updates will be posted, if given, and will be removed when deemed appropriate. If no update is offered by the requester, the intention will be removed on its anniversary at the latest. If you still don’t see your request posted, please check your own email. I may have a question for you, before I post.

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Sisters, please remember the following in your prayers:
(Readers, please join us. See our Collection of Common Prayers page, or the links below for suggestions.)

Dear Sisters, please pray for the conversion and salvation of Mr. T. Thank you. - XC, December 12, 2018.

Dear Sisters, please pray for me as I have anxiety and panic attacks and nightmares. Bless you sisters. - MK, December 8, 2018.

Please pray for Tyler and his friend, that they not be harshly disciplined for friendly roughhousing at school. - MR, Aurora, CO, December 8, 2018.

Dear Sisters, please pray that I be given the opportunity to stay at the physical rehab center until I am physically ready to go home, with full insurance coverage. The insurance company came decided that even though they promised to pay for me through December 8th, they want me to go home Sunday instead - they did not consult with the doctors. I am still experiencing significant pain and have been able to do only a few things on my own with help even though I&squo;m working hard. I ask also for the conversion back to the Catholic faith and cessation of gambling and drinking of D and H for the sake of the unity of their families and salvation of their souls. Jesus I trust in you. MR, Aurora, CO, November 29, 2018. Update: MR was discharged Dec 8 - prayer answered! but without the right pain medications. Do continue to pray that this error be corrected soon, for MR, and for the other patient, whose medications MR was given in error. - WS, December 8, 2018.

Dear Sisters and Readers: Do please read and pray especially for the new requests below, but I want to give attention to an updated request, before it gets buried too far down. MR from Colorado, with spinal stenosis, is under more pain than ever. Pray especially for his miraculous healing, through the intercession of Blessed Josaphata. Thank you. WebSister, November 22, 2018.

Hello! Please pray for my sister, C. She just came out as transgender and wants to transition. Please also pray for my parents. My whole family needs a healing miracle. Thank you so much. God bless you!! - JK, November 22, 2018.

Please intercede for my husband and me to be reconciled. I pray that he returns to Jesus, the Church, our family, and home, our marriage and me. Please intercede for Jesus to show him the light so that he reconsiders his decision of ending our marriage and works together with me to save it. This I ask in Jesus’ name. Amen. - SR, November 19, 2018.

Please pray for Erica S., who is suffering with sarcoidosis. - WS, Hamilton, ON, November 12, 2018.

Please pray for Eric M. Holy Mother, gently draw Eric M into the shelter of The Sacred Heart of Jesus. Please watch over him and protect him. Please help him to see the love of God as revealed by Jesus Christ on the cross. Please sprinkle the Precious Blood of Jesus on his soul. Holy Mother, please help Eric in the name of Jesus Christ.Amen Precious Blood of Jesus save us and the whole world! May the light of Christ shine brightly in our hearts.Amen - Thank You. - AB Jr, November 11, 2018.

Please pray for Christian, Carolyn, Stephanie, John, Nadine and Frantz, and their families, for deeper conversion, healthy marriages and prosperity in their work; for MCK, to heal from her abortions, to know that her children are in the hands of God, and that she may take advantage of Rachel's Vineyard; for George and Elizabeth, for their mental and physical health and strength; and for Marina’s marriage, that her husband may respect her and they may have peace and the gift of children. - MR, Aurora, CO, November 9, 2018.

Dear Sisters, please pray for the health and wellbeing of my daughter A, and her young children. Thank you. - JET, Cleveland, OH, November 1, 2018.

I ask prayers for my work, to find trusted collaborators, to be able to reorganize myself. I feel depressed and unmotivated. - LI, Italy, November 1, 2018.

Dear Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate, please pray on All Souls’ Day for my deceased father and all my deceased relatives, that their souls may rest in peace! God bless you! - AV, October 31, 2018.

Please continue to pray for healing in all areas for four people with very serious illness, (three are fighting for their lives), and their family. Please pray for God’s guidance and protection in all decisions and knowledge of His presence during this very difficult time. Please pray for all to fulfill the calling that God has on their lives and to get all of the spiritual help needed. Please pray for two of them to be able to eat again and one to get off of medication right….they need to do so to live. Thanks so much and God, please Bless each of you. - AS, October 19, 2018.

Dear Sisters, please pray for repose of souls of Joseph, Cherian, Fredy, Peter, Leonora, Lilia, Aleixo, Esperansa, Celine, Leo, Victoria and Mary. Your’s faithfully, - XC, October 11, 2018.

Dear Sisters, I recently asked for prayers for complete healing of my spinal stenosis, and I ask again for your prayers for this. Tomorrow I go to get the X-ray that shows that prayer moves mountains and heals. With the faith of a child, in Jesus’ Holy Name, I expect the X-ray to show complete healing. - MR, Aurora, CO, October 9, 2018. Update: With the intercession of Blessed Josephata Hordashevska and Blessed Tarsykia Matskiv, I ask for the complete and miraculous healing of my cervical spine on November 13th and 15th, for a release from the pain medication that I have been on for 18 years and for a brief but effective use of pain medication following the surgery. - MR, Aurora, CO, November 9, 2018. Update: The anterior cervical fusion went fine and so did the posterior today-- they were two days apart but I am in more pain than I have ever experienced from any of the other 24 operations... Please continue to pray for my miraculous healing. And the pain I suffer in the meanwhile, I offer for the various intentions I offered earlier. Glory to God and honor to Mary always and peace to us - - no matter how I feel! MR - November 16, 2018

Please pray to Jesus to heal Oksana, a widow in Kyiv, Ukraine (she can’t work); and help Nastia, her daughter, a student, to live a decent life with more Christian friends and be luckier; and also Ioulia the Christian grandmother, who is poor. As for me, pray that God shows me what to do, to succeed in my life. Thanks a lot for your prayers - LSB, France, October 6, 2018.

Please pray for me to be found not guilty at the trial and my innocence be proven. - TAB, September 26, 2018.

Dear sisters, Thank you for this ministry of hope. I am the mother of 3 young girls and it is believed I have a terminal illness that would make it impossible to raise them. I am devastated by this prospect. I’m praying fervently and with faith and hope that God might mercifully let this cup pass. I am trying to do what God wills but I’m asking that God might consider letting me stay to raise them and guide them in life and towards goodness. Please sisters, please pray for them and for me and God-willing, healing. Please please. Thank you. - JMcP, September 24, 2018.

Please pray for my mom, Susan that she has a good report on Tuesday for her cat scan that the tumor has shrunk. Please pray for Tuesday and pray that she getsgood hydration this week and a good report from her doctors. Please pray for a good blood test for today and good reports this week. God bless you, CH, September 24, 2018.

Please pray for me, my family and my enemies. Thank you! - CS, September 22, 2018.

Dear Sisters, I am repeatedly falling into worldly sins and hence i am not getting any peace due to the thoughts about consequence. Please forgive my sins and safeguard me from all evils. I am not able to save single money for future due to my lavish/foolish nature and always unplanned expenses,fines come in my way. Please give me financial stability, save me from debts,diseases,lawsuits,job loss etc. My current company where am working have some management changes and company planning to remove some jobs. Even though am promised with a promotion 1 year before everything changed now. Please safeguard my job and help me to get a good salary. Please enable me to get my money refund from insurance company who cheated me by giving false promise on the money i paid. Please remove my fears due to the thoughts on parents health, my marriage relations, my health, cheaters, daughter’s future, brother’s future, job in middle east etc, Please remove my fears known and unknown and provide me God’s helping hand. Please make me a noble man. I am immensely blessed with the prayer requests send to you through website and I am believing in prayer power I experienced, I am thanking you and God for the same. - AK, India, September 14, 2018.

Dear Sisters, I would humbly like to make the following prayer request. I pray for Oksana and my family that we may grow in deeper conversion to the Holy Catholic faith and pray for a holy path to marriage. I pray especially for her father and for her sister and brother that they may experience a deeper conversion and love for Christ his Blessed Mother and the holy church. I asked for prayers for complete healing of my spinal stenosis and foot surgery and for all those in your community who are suffering physically emotionally or spiritually. I pray for the gift of holy Catholic teachers in Ukraine and the United States, and that Oksana and I as teachers may be good Catholic role models to our students and I pray for the right of all students in Ukraine to have a Catholic Education which is their right given to them by God. I pray for all the soldiers and families affected by the war in Ukraine and for an end to the unjust occupation and proliferation of the war by Russia and the separatists. On this birthday of Our Lady of Hrushiv and Fatima we pray for special help from her in ending the war and in granting the rights of Children and Families to the freedom of nation and Church, especially where Oksana and I work, and at our home parishes. I pray for all families who are struggling and I pray for all others who have their intentions being prayed for by your community. I pray through the intercession of Blessed Josephata in a special way for all those women and families who have been victims of abortion or contraceptive abortifacients and for those families living outside the Graces of the Church that they may be brought back into Her loving arms. I also pray for the consecration to Jesus Through Mary in our lives, and for all those who long for these graces. Thanks be to God and His Blessed Mother for answers to all of these prayers and thank you for everyone who is praying and for their prayers to be answered as well. Thanks be to God! God bless the United States of America, Canada and Ukraine - MR, Aurora, CO, September 8, 2018.

This SEPTEMBER please pray with all Archangels, Guardian Angels, our Guardian Angels, all Christian Martyrs, all saved deceased souls my prayer requests to the Lord Jesus Christ and may Christ answer our prayers:

I pray for all your prayer requests. - MMWW, September 5, 2018

On 12 September it is my trial; please pray for me to be found not guilty. Please pray also for my grandmother who passed away on 11 July - TAB, September 4, 2018 - Note: This intention was posted after the date for which the request was made. Let us pray that the All-knowing God, unbounded by time, heard TAB’s plea. - WS

Please continue to pray for my mom, Susan as she battles stage 3 rectum cancer. Please pray the tumor will shrink and her surgery goes well this month and all wounds will be healed, in Jesus’ Name. God bless you. - CH, September 4, 2018.

Please pray that my aunt, EMB finally pays me the money she owes me as agreed beforehand, for the time I spent caring for my uncle full-time last year. Please help her see the error in her ways and do the right thing now as I’m struggling financially. Also, pray that my financial situation improves in general and all obstacles and blockages preventing money and prosperity from flowing into my life are permanently removed. - MD, September 1, 2018.

Prayer: Holy Mary, Mother of God and Mother of all of God’s children, look with your eyes of love on your son Eric. Please bless him and help him. Please draw Eric to Jesus. Open his eyes to see Jesus Christ as his Savior, Lord, and God. May he know God’s love for him. Please pray that Eric be inspired by Jesus Christ and that he place his faith, hope, and love in Jesus Christ. Pray for his salvation and his well-being in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen. Thank You. - AB, August 30, 2018.

Please pray for me that I will find meaningful, full time employment serving in and with the Church. Many Thanks. - PC, August 29, 2018.

I need your prayer urgently for my son V to get a good girl. He agrees with me very much to not look for a girl. Please plead the blood of Jesus Christ on my family members. Every one is cursing my family. We can’t come up; we are falling down. They all are jealous with us. I am suffering in life but all are thinking I am happy in life; no one believes my life. For son looking for marriage, they are blocking. Son has been cheated by 2 girls; now one is fooling around. He believed she will ask for marriage but all want his money only. Please pray to find a good girl in Jesus name. - BP, August 22, 2018.

Please pray for my ex-boyfriend, whom I fear may be in need of deliverance from evil forces. Please also pray, in Jesus’ Holy Name, for me for spiritual protection from retaliation, as I pray for him. May God’s love prevail! with thanks, - AN, August 1, 2018.

May God the Father be with my family members, Anthony, Theresa, Maria, Sebastian, Jennifer and the unborn baby in her womb (6th month). May Jesus Christ bless us, use us, protect us, guide us. May the grace, love, mercy and unity of Jesus Christ be with us. May Jesus Christ forgive us of all our sins and heal our body, mind, soul and spirit. May Jesus Christ deliver us from every sin, evil, curse and bondage and set us free. May Jesus Christ reveal his plan for my life and use me according to his will. Amen. Thanks. - Sebastian, July 25, 2018.

Asking prayers for my friend Steph, for her deliverance from drugs, that she would never touch them again; for her salvation; that she becomes saved, filled with the Holy Spirit; that God becomes the center of her life; that she receive an unbreakable anointing on her life; that she becomes a light to others, to new godly minded friends and that her old friends disappear forever; that she receive a good job, a successful career, and peace that surpasses all understanding; that she receive good decision making skills; that all the curses and demonic strongholds and assignments and influences on her be broken; that she receive a powerful anointing, to preach boldly the true word of God; that she becomes a powerful voice to the nations in Jesus Christ's name. Please pass Steph’s name and needs along to anyone willing to pray for her. Thanks. - JS, July 24, 2018.

Please pray for my mom. Susan. She has stage 3 rectum cancer, it is a tumor. She has to do six weeks of radiation, chemo. She is on her second week of chemo, radiation. She is in pain. She is a wonderful mom. Please pray for her that the Lord heals her. God bless. - CH, July 16, 2018.

Please pray for the complete healing of Carmen who is now undergoing treatment for breast cancer. May God completely restore her to good health and give her the strength and courage to overcome her affliction. Thank you. - AN, July 13, 2018.

Please pray for my father who has a rare incurable cancer. He begins radiation today in an attempt to shrink it. Please pray that the cancer leaves his body and he stays with us. Thank you. - SC, July 9, 2018.

Prayers requested for my dear friend Laura, who will soon undergo surgery to remove a benign meningioma tumour in her brain. - Anon., Texas, June 23, 2018. Update: My friend Laura will not have to undergo brain surgery after all. She”ll undergo outpatient radiation treatments for her benign meningioma instead of surgery. Thanks for prayers; please continue to pray. - Anon. July 6, 2018.

Prayers requested for Tim Heines, a former priest. He is seriously ill with cancer. - Anon., Texas, June 16, 2018.

Please pray that soon I find a well paid job in a firm where I will fit in and my personality and origins are accepted. Please ask that the Lord blesses me with well paid job in a friendly and healthy environment. Amen. - MW, Poland, June 6, 2018.

Dear sisters, my friend is suffering from kidney failure. Please pray for her creatinine level to be within the normal range after medical therapy. Please pray for the grace of final perseverance for Hillary, Alexio, Fredy, Conrad, Vincent, Crecy, Celine, Esperansa and Francis. - XC, June 6, 2018.

Prayers requested for J. T., a 54-year old man being evaluated for a possibly dangerous heart condition, as well as for my cousin, W., who is gravely mentally ill. Thank you. - anonymous, TX, May 31, 2018.

Please pray for complete and total healing for my Mom, Sylvia once again. Please pray that they find out what is causing the problem of paleness, tiredness and possible bleeding ulcer and heal her quickly and that nothing happens to her in the meantime. Please pray for her to live a very long, healthy and happy life. She is a magnificent person, beyond words. Thank you and God bless. - NS, CT USA, May 12, 2018.

Prayers requested for the favorable outcome of a situation which troubles me and threatens to rob me of peace of mind. Thank you. - Anon, May 4, 2018.

Please pray for Eric M. Please pray for his conversion to true faith in Jesus Christ. Please pray for the salvation of his soul. Pray for his healing spirit, soul, and body, Ask God to reveal His love to Eric. He needs God’s healing love to flow through his life. Please pray that he will come to know The Sacred Heart of Jesus and The Immaculate Heart of Mary. He needs The Blessed Mother’s Kindly Motherly love and care. May Our Lady give Eric all the Graces he needs for salvation!!! Thank You. - AB, Maine, USA, May 2, 2018.

Please pray for my family’s many problems and that peace, forgiveness and love be in our family and home. - MA, Pennsylvania, USA, April 17, 2018.

I have severe depression, no job, no savings. Feeling suicidal. Please say a prayer for me. - Tim, April 12, 2018.

Please pray for Brent. He is special needs and was placed in an institution by dad and new step mom for med adjustments. He is 19 years old weighs 60lbs and has no arms. He is also non verbal. He was only supposed to be there for 30 days. He has been there since October. Now his health physically and emotionally is failing fast. He has never been away from me. He was a social butterfly. He graduated from school this past May. I am begging his dad to let me take care of him. His new step mom is against this. This child is not going to make it if he doesn’t get out. He is not getting the care he could have at home or with one-on-one. Please pray for his dad to change his mind. Thank you. - KA, April 6, 2018.

Blessed Virgin Mother, please pray for me and with me. Please intercede on my behalf before the Father so that my petition be heard and granted. I pray to successfully pass the 2017 Philippine Bar Examinations. I offer this humbling opportunity, battle and triumph to You, Lord. I have done my part. I have given my all. This time, it is Only You who could touch the hearts of the 2017 Bar Chair Justice Lucas Bersamin and all the 2017 Bar Examiners. I pray for their good health and good mood most especially while they are checking my 8 examination booklets. May they appreciate my answers and give full credit for my correct answers and give full leniency and consideration for my incorrect answers. All of these I ask through Jesus' Name. Amen. - LV, Philippines, March 27, 2018.

Please pray for my cousin David, who suffers severely from Burning Mouth Syndrome. I also request prayers for my intentions. Thank you. - Anonymous, Texas, March 7, 2018.

Dear Sister Servants of Mary Immaculate, Retrouvaille Hamilton is holding its spring Retrouvaille weekend November 3rd at the Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario. We are asking the Sisters to please keep the married couples that come to the weekend in your prayers and also during the six post sessions the couples attend on Saturdays from November 11 to December 13. Retrouvaille is the last hope for many of these struggling couples. We also ask you to keep the presenting teams, John and Barbara Desjardins, Scott and Erlinda Boisvert, Rod and Denise Barron and Father Paul Boucher in your prayers. This team of presenters have given many weekends to give the attending couples hope for their marriages. God’s help is only a prayer away! Peace + blessings, Larry and Joyce Webb, Community Coordinators - March 2, 2018.

I am facing anxiety, fear, insecurity, fear of disease very much and its much due to my sins. Please forgive my sins, the sins of my ancestors and give me peace. Please bless the pregnancy of my wife and bless us with a good God fearing child. Please fullfil our wish to migrate to Canada this year. My current job faces sudden insecurity and I should change to a better job. Please provide me job security and a better job which enables me to clear all debts before i migrate. My money is deceived by sales executives of an insurance company by offering invalid offers. Please help me to recover that money. Please bless my brother with good marriage who faces inferiority complex due to his inborn mark in face. Please give him good future. Please bless my mother with happiness, please make her wishes come true and gift my family a healthy happy long life. Thanks for all blessings. - AV, India, February 28, 2018.

Please pray, Sisters, for my daughter to get admission [for program of education - WS] for desire we have no money to teach her.2yrs gone education blocked .she wanted work & study for fees&food .in Canada or Dubai or Australia without money how she can reach & study pls ask Jesus to show her way to study I beg ur prayer urgently sisters - B.P., January 26, 2018.

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We also invite you to pray to the members of our Community Triumphant, our Blesseds and Servants of God, for whom causes for canonization have begun. Click on a link for an ecclesially approved prayer through their intercession.

Blessed Josaphata Hordashevska
Blessed Martyr Tarsykia Matskiv
Servant of God Anatolia Bodnar
Servant of God Ambrosia Sabatovycz
Servant of God Jeremiah Lomnytskyj
Servant of God Kyrylo Seletskyj

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Chaplet to Blessed Josaphata

On the decade portion of a regular rosary, the following chaplet to Blessed Josaphata may be recited:

At the medallion, to start: Blessed Josaphata, who throughout your life on earth brought help to the sick, the weak, the desperate and spiritually abandoned, hear us who pray to you.

On the small beads: Blessed Josaphata, pray for us.

On the large beads: Blessed Josaphata, who are crowned in heaven with the praise of the blessed, intercede for us before God for the grace that we so ardently plead, for the greater glory of God, honour to Mary and peace in all the world.

At the end: O blessed Josaphata, you who lived heroically your consecration as a Sister Servant of Mary Immaculate, teach us by your example to place our complete trust in God. Hear our prayer and intercede with the Most Holy Trinity to grant us the grace for which we so ardently plead, for the greater glory of God.

Blessed Josaphata, pray for us. Glory be...Amen.

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