Prayer Chain

Saint John’s Seminary wants you to become part of our virtual community of prayer. Join us in praying for all the intentions listed below.

All prayer requests will be posted anonymously.

Our Seminarians keep your intentions in their prayers when they gather daily for Mass, Adoration, and the Liturgy of the Hours.

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Prayer Intentions


Please pray for Gayle Burke

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Lt.Col. Clare M. O'Brien, USAF (Ret.), died March 2019

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For my dad, who has cancer

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Please pray for Martha Laughlin

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For the Gillis and Lydon families, for a successful year spiritually and personally for our family and business.

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For Mark's physical and mental healing and finding a safe, clean, kind Care Center residence to care for all his needs, that he will feel at home.

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Please pray for Maria who is in a nursing home. Please pray for her being peace, safe and not hungry. Also, my mom died when she was in 55. I pray for her to stay with angels and Jesus Christ in heaven. Please pray for the repose of the soul of Micaela.

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For the President and family for safety, protection, and health. For Our Country that elected government officials will execute their responsibilities honestly and with best interests of the citizens. For resolution of a more than 10-year roof/chimney leak at my home that has eluded all efforts to resolve it and for no future roof or chimney problems.

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For the successful surgeries of Anne Maries and Anne Marie: may the Lord heal them of their respective cancers.

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For my second son, my 4 year old little Benedict to grow in love, grace, strength and confidence in the Lord.

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Please pray for grace of final perseverance and holy death for Ms. Ira. She is terminally ill.

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Please pray for our daughter; to find relief from her mental health she is suffering greatly. She needs a miracle, she needs to open her heart and mind to our Lord's healing.

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That I be entrusted to serve the needs of others more so over my personal needs; to live simply and recognize my role as God’s servant to others.

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For healing of relationship with my brother and his wife, that they may truly find in their hearts to forgive me.

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The deceased: Alice, & Angela. People with COVID-19 & cancer.

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For the repose of my mother’s, Judy, soul who died of Covid at 83

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Pray for the safety of the babies and the mothers that have taken the abortion pill in recent hours or will take it today, will regret taking it, and will then choose life as they reach out to the Abortion Pill Rescue hotline. We that answer the hotline today appreciate all your prayers!

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For my friend Sabrina who is in intensive care with covid 19. she needs your prayers.

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Please pray that my son who is autistic to have work 5 days a week

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For foster children struggling with so much loss that has occurred in their short lives compounded by the isolation that the pandemic has created.

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For more priests and bishops to lead the Church and the people of God with a holy boldness that is necessary for the salvation of souls while never fearing what others think and to proclaim the Truth of the Gospel, especially the moral truths that seek to respect, defend and uphold the dignity of the human person. United with you in prayer! Thank you!

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Please pray for all those suffering persecution.

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That my relationship is healed with my ex-boyfriend and for my health and economic situation.

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For the miracle of healing of Rolando from his sickness. May he be free of cancer and live a long and healthy life with his family.

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For the repose of the soul of Reverend Maurice O'Connor

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Send, Oh Lord, your holy angels so that My Mother, and my dear friend Fatima may have a spiritual discernment about my situation, and may seek help for the solution. Lord, intercede for everything that was done against Me. Thank you for your prayers.

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For Jerry, who has been recently hospitalized.

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Please pray for me that I am healed of my psychosis/mental illness which causes me a lot of distress and suffering. Thank you very much for your prayers.

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That I Trust Completely In Jesus and Mary. That I am able to love to my neighbors, and that I am able to forgive my enemies.

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Please pray for sanctification and grace of final perseverance for Nicholas, Ira and Emedia.

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Pray That Certain Persons In My Life Will Be Converted. For the Poor Souls In Purgatory. That I Will Not Be Concerned About Present Events, Gossip, Trials, and Hardships, but Remain Steadfast In My Catholic faith, Keep The Ten Commandments, Show Love To My Neighbors, Forgiveness Of Enemies. That I Will Conquer My Passions and Proclaim The Gospel.

For The Pope, All My Priest Friends.

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Please pray for the healing of cancer and successful surgery on November 30th for Michael. May the Lord Jesus Christ, the divine physician, heal him in body mind and spirit. Amen

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Please pray that my relationship will be healed with my ex boyfriend so that we can become a stronger couple, and that he can see that I truly love him. Please pray for his well being.

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My prayer has been partially answered. My adult son who is autistic has returned to work three days a week. Please pray he continues working and pray that we can find a job coach so he can return to work the other two days.

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Please pray for my husbands friend who is very depressed . Pray that he will find peace and hope on his heart.

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Please pray that Jesus heals my relationship with my friend soon that we may get along once again and share a happy friendship.

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Please pray for Andrew. He has a serious illness and is very weak. Pray he recovers and has no lasting effects. Pray he stays mentally strong through it all and he feels God’s loving hand always. Amen.

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For health and a quick recover of a friend who was in a near fatal car accident.

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For my parents and sister to return to the Catholic Church and for a very deep desire of my heart.

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For me as I prepare for ordination to the Transitional Diaconate. Asking also for God's healing of what I am going through as I am following treatment.

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Please pray for me, and my mental health. Pray for my dad's health. For me and my mom to find a place together soon. I am homeless, please pray that my mom and I find a place soon. Also pray for me to get along with my family and feel loved and connected.

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For my daughter and her husband in dealing with a young daughter with mental illness.

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Please pray for me, please pray that I be healed of my medical problems. Please pray for my recovery and that I receive proper medical treatment and diagnosis.

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For my grandmother who is battling breast cancer

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For the souls in purgatory and for a special intention.

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That I may be able to pay my bills this month & recover my funds.

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Please pray for: Thomas and Irene McHugh, Rev. Charles McGahey, Julie A. McHugh, James A. McHugh, George & Catharine Charron and Family, Msgr. Daniel A. Sweeney, and Rev. W. Boyle and his Family.

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For family harmony following the death of my beloved Mother.

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For Paula healing of serious rheumatoid arthritis so that she will be able to walk again and leave the rehab and go home.

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For our nation - that it truly would become one nation under God.

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I am praying that my son who is autistic work successfully and safely 5 days a week.

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For a safe delivery for Fran's baby she has been in labor for 30 hrs. now, that both mom and baby be well

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My son who is away from Jesus, not leading a holy life, that he return to faith and be close to Jesus.

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For Barbara's two contracts.

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Please pray for the repose of the souls of Carol d'Entremont and John Francis.

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That my immigration issues be resolved.

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Pray That My Life, Health, Home, Will Be Blessed By The Lord. That I Will Subdue My Passions, proclaim The Gospel, Flee Sin, Bad Companions. That I Will Overcome My Bad Habits, Walk The Narrow Road, Associate With Righteous People, Prayer In Schools, All My Priest Friends, For The Pope, End To The COVID-19 Pandemic, Abortion, Drug Addiction, Alcoholism, Violence, Racial Unrest. Forgiveness Of Enemies.

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For a two year old boy who has had a high fever, and the doctors cannot get the fever down for two weeks.

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For peace in my family, for my brother John who died suddenly and his inquest next week

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Kindly pray for me for the outpouring of Holy Spirit

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Lord help me, my children, my family by giving us grace , deliverance and restoration, healing and atonement.

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Edward & Mary , John Thomas ,Kathleen, Brian Montague and the whole family of Montague

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Prayers for Seminarian and Laity programs and Aldona Lingertat.

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Please pray for my brother Thomas who had an accident and is on a vent he is paralyzed from the neck down. He suffers from anxiety and depression. Prayers are urgently needed for healing and to transfer Tom for rehab.

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For my nephew Brendan who is starting Boot Camp in Fort Bennings to become an Army Ranger. Please pray for him and his mother.

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For Ojo Kayode Olalekan, for the Kayode family, for Ibitomisin Funke to find employment, and for Gloria Ojo.

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Prayers for the repose of the soul of John Francis

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Please pray for all who have been away from Mass and the sacraments during the pandemic, for all who have been ill and have died and for their families that God will comfort them in their loss.

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Prayers are requested for my friend, Jim, who is recovering from cancer treatments in complete isolation in the hospital. Please pray for a speedy and complete recovery and patience during his quarantine.

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Please pray for me, I am suffering Persecution

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Please pray for my cousin and his baby boy who is very sick and may have Covid.

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Please pray for my brother Thomas who had an accident and is on a vent he is paralyzed from the neck down. He suffers from anxiety and depression. Prayers are urgently needed for healing.

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Please pray for my friend whose newborn baby is undergoing serious health issues. Thank you!

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Please pray for Rosanne who's son died a few months ago.

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May Our Lord free John from cancer

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For Fr. Matthew Conley in his new assignment

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For the repose of the soul of Jacob who lost his fight with cancer and the consolation of his family.

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Prayer for forgiveness of sin and betrayal to others.

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For, Omari, Will, Kris and Sebastien as they begin this school year. For Arielle, Sarah and all those dedicated to caring for so many in hospitals and clinics today.

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I pray for the return of my family to active participation in the church and that I will set a better example for them to follow.

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Safety of my family during this pandemic.

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For a special blessing for someone who is ill.

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For wisdom and courage, in the face of difficult decisions.

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Due to recent diagnoses of "heart failure" I will be having a Cardiac Ablation this week and would appreciate prayers for success with the procedure and a better heart!

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Please pray for my brother Joseph who suffers from major depression. He was recently discharged from the hospital and is still not himself.

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Please pray for my brother who suffers from major depression.

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Please pray for my daughter's 3 intentions.

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If it is the Father's will, that my brother-in-law, Ray, be healed of cancer.

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Pray for me, that my race and ethnic identity may be accepted by the greater church body. That all people of faith will accept each other’s racial identity with open affection and a welcoming spirit.

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That my son is able to retain his current job remotely and obtain a suitable position near his new home.

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That I will soon obtain a job

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Please pray for the healing of two relationships.

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Please pray that my adult son who is autistic returns to work soon
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Good health for my family and me/ for my oldest child to leave the dark life he is living/for my grandson with autism/for financial breakthrough.

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For a priest of the diocese of Tuam, Ireland, ordained two years ago on the Feast of Corpus Christi, who was seriously injured in a biking accident.

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For someone who has been diagnosed with a very serious tumor.

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I pray for vocations, those considering and for all seminarians; and for our Catholic Church around the world. As the Gospel says today: "“The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few;
so ask the master of the harvest
to send out laborers for his harvest.” I pray for all seminaries around the world specially for Saint John Seminary at Brighton, for the priests, and staff. And also for all Christians.

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Please pray for healing in all areas for 3 people with very serious illness and their family. Please pray for God's guidance, protection, and a very strong awareness of His Presence. Please pray for Him to provide all help needed. Please pray for them all to fulfill God's calling on their lives.