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Confraternity of Penitents Prayer List November 2, 2023


O Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to my cry for help. Psalm 130:2


On-going Intentions:

  • The Pope also asks us to spend five minutes in prayer for those in power.

  • Prayer for America one Minute Every Night. Every evening at 9:00PM EST, stop whatever you are doing and spend one minute praying for the safety of the United States, our troops, our citizens, and for peace in the world, for religious freedom, end to cancel culture, end to bullying.

  • For the elimination of weapons of mass destruction, including all the weapons used to kill our school children, and for the healing of our minds, so we can love God with all our heart, soul and mind. 

  • Special prayers are requested for God’s abundant blessings on the Archdiocese for Military Services, for our troops, for all the families left behind, for our President, for all heads of state and government officials in those countries involved in war.

  • Please pray for our Holy Father, Pope Francis, for his health and protection.

  • Please pray for the Church and for peace in the world.

  • Please pray for priests undergoing religious attack, and for vocations to the priesthood, religious life, and the Confraternity of Penitents.

  • Please pray for the hundreds of thousands of refugees – that they find a place to live in peace.

  • Please pray to end terrorism, genocide, war, abuse, neglect, hatred, human trafficking.

  • Please pray for all to have their hearts open to Jesus, for a return to Christian values and morals

  • That abortion be universally recognized as the unjust taking of an innocent, helpless human life.

  • That society support women in pregnancy crisis so that giving birth is seen as do-able and right. To pass the Care for Her Act in the USA (HR5163) that does just this.

  • That induced abortion become recognized as a terrible violation of human rights for the unborn.

  • For National Day of Prayer weekly intentions for US Government and officials.

  • For all those referred to the Confraternity of Penitents through the Vocation Placement Referral program, that God may lead them into the path on which He wishes them to walk.

  • For the prayer requests of the Holy Innocents Prayer Line.

  • For all those on the Precious Blood, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Shalom Media, and Margo Snyder's Prayer Lists. For God’s guidance for the Unthinkable movie being produced by Abby Johnson.

  • Please pray for Charles Opara who needs a better job. His family is in great need.

  • For completion of Guadalupe Vita Dei House and that a holy priest will live there with residents.

  • All sponsored priests in Mary, Mother of Priests Chapel and all benefactors (


New Intentions

  • For Thomas and Claire Shutt—for being very generous and blessings on their family

  • For good and peaceful relationship with a neighbor—Patricia B

  • Husband recovering from head and eye surgery

  • Repose of the souls of Br. Dennis, OFM, Julia Wolfe, and Steve Harwell.

  • Wisdom and guidance for parents whose child is marrying outside the Church

  • Pamela Elliott and husband, both in poor health.

  • Jackie, under a lot of stress. For calm, trust. For Doreen, God’s guidance, and repose of the soul of her husband. Praise report that premature Bowan Dion is now home with his family.

  • For the Armenian people. For Fr. David Nix, Fr. Tom Shoemaker, all Americans stuck in Israel

  • For Pamela Elliott, caring for her ill husband, and for her husband

  • For Jean Beiber, Harry Finnegan, Bill Dennis’ health and his wife Anita.

  • For Cleo, various physical and mental health issues.

  • For Christopher Graham, Joseph Hunter, D. Smith.

  • For Joe Seyfert, Parkinson’s, and his wife Sandy, caring for him.

  • For Duane Haines, Parkinson’s, stroke, brain bleed, and his wife Gretchen, caring for him.

  • A family with immigration issues who want to move to New York and wish to live near a church

  • Conversion of all Doreen’s children especially some who are not currently speaking with her

  • For Bob and Amy’s unborn baby, that all is well.

  • Repose of the soul of Fr. Roland Nadeau and Karen Szczerowski, OFS, and CfP Associate

  • Kate-spiritual and emotional healing

  • For Cameron’s family, especially his mother and father

  • For Cleo Bradshaw-- loneliness depression and sleep disorder and have a broken nose

  • Ongoing conversion of Lincoln Watkins and cooperation with the Holy Spirit.

  • That Fr. Stephen and Bishop Walkowiak return soon to Muskegon Correctional Facility to minister there.

  • For Anthony LaCalamita to remain faithful, chaste, and obedient to God's will

  • The men in the faith dorm at Muskegon Correctional Facility, for authentic faith in Jesus.

  • Michael and Bethany—prayers to possibly move to a larger home for family

  • Brooke—13 year old with heart transplant that is being rejected

  • Bill—full recovery from angioplasty surgery.

  • Christians being persecuted and imprisoned in Eritrea and their families

  • Rita Farnsworth, CfP, cataract surgery and Clare, her sister, kidney stone removal

  • Mary Ann Gennuso, CfP, 91 years old—good health and all the graces she needs

  • Theresa, Heart surgery

  • Dave, David, Ben, Kristen, Ruth to find good jobs

  • 7 month old Kylie-brain tumor

  • Stacy Summerville—breast cancer that has spread throughout her body

  • Continued healing for Kayla; people in Israel and other places unjustly attacked

  • For the Prisoner Reentry Program—to discern God’s Will for the future. To guide Steve Starks as he steps down in 2024. For the 37 men helped to reenter society through this program.  

  • Healing of Timothy Cooper and men in his dorm—all sick with cold or flu

  • Larry-health issues

  • Ellis and his brother as they travel to Armenia to visit elderly relatives. Pray for safety for all.

  • Repose of the soul of Bill Murphy, prolife advocate

  • Father Corey VanKuren and Larry Dusek, serious, life threatening health issues

  • All the Bishops attending the synod and the Pope—God’s Will be done

  • For Eric—shingles, neuropathy, nerve pain, Covid one after the other health issues and also for visitation rights with his sons and USCIS immigration documents needed for Margarita.

  • For Prisoner Re-entry Program and new executive director as the current one steps down.

  • Michelle --cervical disc disease, Nolan (13) -congenital foot disease and may need surgery, Tina--Tina discerning to go back to work.

  • Mikayla—teen with severe migraines that last for days

  • Kayla Dio and unborn baby—pregnancy complications.

  • Luke Trahin, hospitalized; Charles – spiritual healing through suffering

Magnify the Lord with me and let us together exalt His name. Psalm 34:3

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