Our Lady's Prayer Line

February 2018

Feb 24

Emergency Requests

Elouise, a second grader  -  She's in the hospital. They are trying to figure out why she had a seizure. Ellen -- sister of team member, already has 5 stents in her heart and may be facing open heart surgery if they can't open up these arteries. 
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Feb 24

Emergency and Update

Please pray for team members Joe and Sue whose daughter Lizzie gave birth prematurely to a baby girl Lucy on Friday.  The baby had to be taken to a different hospital for breathing problems and Lizzie is anxious about being separated from her little one.  Joe and Sue are babysitting the 5 other children ages 9 and under. Also pray for...
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Feb 23

Emergency

Ann - sister of team member in hospital undergoing tests for problems relating to heart failure. Please pray for her as she will have catherization tomorrow with possible additional stent. She is 87 years old.
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Feb 23

Update on Don T

From Chris T (Don's son): Don has had a big day. I have to admit he looked kind of poor this morning. His heart rate was up and he looked agitated. They have his heart rate slowed and he looks better. He has a huge day tomorrow. They will be moving his breathing tube to his neck. It's a temporary thing that will speed his recovery. They will...
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Feb 22

Emergency

R&B -- parents of team member, house is surrounded by water from all the rain.  Please pray that the water subsides and stays out of their home.  Also pray for all who have been affected by the recent storms.
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Feb 22

Urgent and Update

Update on Don T from his son - They are still working on his breathing issues. He's resting comfortably doing what he needs to do to recover from all these problems. Rest is best. Please continue your prayers. Debbie -- sister-in-law of team member, is having a double mastectomy on Friday, February 23.  May God's hand guide the...
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Feb 22

Wednesday Prayer Line

"Do you wish your prayer to fly toward God? Make for it two wings: fasting and almsgiving." - St. Augustine Novena To St. Peregrine  Glorious wonder-worker, St. Peregrine, you answered the divine call with a ready spirit, and forsook all the comforts of a life of ease and all the empty honors of the world to dedicate yourself to...
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Feb 22

Update

From Gary, Don's son - Just a brief update. The issues with the lungs have gotten more serious. The doctors have dad back on the ventilator and expect him to remain on it for several more days. Your thoughts and prayers are very much appreciated. 
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Feb 21

Emergency

Tom - previously on prayer line - had lung transplant last summer - back in the hospital - they have found mold in his new lung.  No idea how it happened.  Please pray for healing.  
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Feb 20

Update

Don is still hanging in there. Not much to report other than they are working on his lung issues. He’s extremely tired from lack of sleep and being in the hospital. Please continue to keep him and his children in your prayers. 
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Feb 20

Emergency

Jen -- young mother, was just admitted into the hospital with chest pain.  Pray for speedy diagnosis and complete healing!
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Feb 20

Urgent Request

Safe travel prayers for Amy & Tim from 20th to 29th & for GranMa & GranPa staying with kids.    
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Feb 20

Update and Urgent Emergency

Update on Don from his son Gary - There will be no pacemaker procedure today due to excess fluid in the lungs. They've been trying to get rid of the fluid for a couple of days with little success. They did a different procedure today and drained a liter out. Time will tell but we're hopeful that starts things moving a little quicker towards...
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Feb 20

Various Requests

Tom - previously on prayer line who had lung transplant last summer.  Headed back to the hospital with possible infection in transplanted lung.  Please pray for healing. Catherine - previously on prayer line was in hospital with pneumonia last week.  Was sent home Saturday.  Please pray for continued healing. FOR C,B, L -...
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Feb 20

Various Requests

Grandson of team member -- There was just a shooting at his school near Massillon, Ohio. Grandson is safe. Young child shot himself in school bathroom. Prayers that he recovers.  For all children in all schools to be safe, feel safe, and to thrive in their environment. Judy - safe flight from Michigan to Florida Wednesday evening. A's Mom...
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Feb 19

Monday Prayer Line

"(Lent) is a period of spiritual 'combat' which we must experience alongside Jesus, not with pride and presumption, but using the arms of faith: prayer, listening to the word of God and penance. In this way we will be able to celebrate Easter in truth, ready to renew the promises of our Baptism." -Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI PRAYER...
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Feb 19

Funeral Details

Funeral Mass for Mary Ann Koons is Tuesday 11 a.m. with calling 1 hour prior. Calling Monday at Hockemeyer Miller Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. Holy Rosary at 3:30 p.m. on Monday.  
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Feb 19

Emergency

For a special intentionl: A friend of team member who is going through a difficult time, may God help him carry the Cross and may the Blessed Mother draw him close to her Immaculate Heart.
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Feb 18

Urgent Requests

Don T. -- Overall, ups and downs today. The biggest issue is his lungs still having higher than average fluids. He's going to be on the bipap mask for at least another day. The heart rate is in check for the most part.  They're moving him to a different room in ICU. The reason is that it is in a more quiet area and they're hoping it will...
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Feb 18

Urgent Request

Please pray for Mindy for a safe delivery and healthy baby.
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Feb 18

Various Requests

Paul - he is seriously ill.  Please pray for his healing. Mommy -- has a son with autism, needs to know God's guidance and strength to follow. Nicky, high school student -- heartbroken.  God bless with our prayer. For the LORD to bless all the people of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish in Decatur as they prepare to welcome a new...
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Feb 16

Various Requests

Special intention for Holly. Prayers please for a dear lady suffering from a bulging disc in her neck.  She has lung cancer and is afraid the lung cancer is spreading.   She is experiencing lots of pain. Parishioner MaryAnn Koons just died. May she rest in peace.  Amen!  Please pray for all who mourn!  Funeral...
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Feb 16

Emergency Requests

For Mercedes, who is not long for this world.  For a peaceful, happy death.  For God's Holy Angels to surround her.  If able, please pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy for Mercedes. For a Special Intention, for God's Will & a Peaceful Resolution...! Dean (member's sister's husband) having surgery Monday to remove a large...
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Feb 16

Urgent Requests

Please pray for safe travels for J driving home from Indi to Fort Wayne late tonight after meeting with son who is struggling .  Pray for son too, please. Please pray for safe travels for Dennis, family and friends as they travel to different states, leaving Feb. 16 and returning Feb. 25. St. Michael the Archangel, please intercede for...
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Feb 16

Update on Don T

Update on Don T - The breathing tube was just removed. His back on the bipap and is doing well. PROGRESS!!    
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Feb 16

Emergency

Brian - He's really sick. COPD, blood clot on one of his lungs, and poor circulation in his legs. He's recovering now from being induced into a coma. He needs our prayers. And pray for his wife Pam's strength through this too. Thank you    
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Feb 15

Emergency

Catherine - in the hospital with pneumonia. Please pray for healing.
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Feb 15

Emergency Requests

For Annette, who just had hip replacement surgery.  In a great deal of pain & discomfort.  Prayers also for her Husband, Rick, as he cares for her. For the repose of the Soul of Stan Bradtmueller, who died suddenly.  For his Wife, Pam, & their Family. He was a joyful, giant of a man & a friend to all those he...
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Feb 15

Emergency Requests

B -- please pray for healing of throat bleeding, throat pain, eye floaters, and autoimmune disease. Pray blessings and protection for B, W, A, S, N, and M. Thank you and God Bless.
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Feb 15

Emergency Requests

B -- please pray for healing of throat bleeding, throat pain, eye floaters, and autoimmune disease. Pray blessings and protection for B, W, A, S, N, and M. Thank you and God Bless.
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Feb 15

Wednesday Prayer Line

God with all that I am and all that I have! Novena To St. Peregrine   Glorious wonder-worker, St. Peregrine, you answered the divine call with a ready spirit, and forsook all the comforts of a life of ease and all the empty honors of the world to dedicate yourself to God in the Order of His holy Mother. You labored manfully for the...
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Feb 14

Emergency

Please pray for Ava who has had the flu for a week, and is very weak.  She is in high school.  Please storm heaven with many prayers so she gets better.  
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Feb 14

Emergency

Update on Don T - He has had a major setback. He is in ICU and not doing well. Please pray for his strength and for those who have his care to know how to help him. Peace for Don and his family.  
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Feb 14

Emergency

Lonnie - pray for Lonnie who has cancer of the esophagus.  He is not able to eat and just swallowing is painful.  His wife, Ann, needs prayers also to help support her husband's battle with this disease.  
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Feb 14

Emergency

There are thought to be at least 2 deaths and multiple injuries in a high school shooting in Parkland, Florida this afternoon. The shooter is in custody. Please pray for the souls of the departed, the loved ones of the deceased and injured and for peace for the children in the school and for their community. Father, God, we beg for this to stop....
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Feb 13

Emergency

Ian – has severe pain, vomiting and blood in urine. Currently in Michigan correctional facility and is being refused a doctor. Nurse says it is kidney stone. Please pray it either heals or they allow him to see a doctor.  
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Feb 13

Emergency

Team members great granddaughter, 4 year old Josephina and her whole family have been diagnosed with pneumonia now. Mom, Dad, Josephina and 5 month old Ezekiel. Please pray for speedy and complete healing. Strength for mom and dad to care for the children while being so sick themselves.  
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Feb 12

Monday Prayer Line

"Fix your minds on the passion of our Lord Jesus Christ. Inflamed with love for us, he came down from heaven to redeem us. For our sake he endured every torment of body and soul and shrank from no bodily pain. He himself gave us an example of perfect patience and love. We, then, are to be patient in adversity." - St. Francis of Paola...
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Feb 12

Emergency

Tabatha, daughter of team member on St. Gerard list -- at the hospital having contractions. Please let her delivery go well. Family is ready to meet the little one.
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Feb 12

Urgent Request

For a family who is struggle -- please pray for healing in the family...for trust, empathy, and respect for parents to be restored.
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Feb 12

Emergency

P - please pray for this person who is struggling with despair. Dear Lord, help this person to see that you have a very special plan for their life... that the suffering can be offered for others.  Bring this person hope, comfort and peace!
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Feb 11

Emergencies

John, team member's husband -- fell & injured shoulder. In a lot of pain. Pray for relief from pain and healing & that he will be able to sleep tonight. Alex - Pray for both physical and mental healing.  
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Feb 10

Update and Urgent Request

Update on Josephina - 4 year old with pneumonia is still not feeling well. Her mother has been in touch with the doctors office and they said she is not out of the woods yet. They are trying to keep her from getting dehydrated again. She is still running a fever but it breaks with Tylenol. Please pray that this precious little girl will get well...
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Feb 10

Update

Update on Don T - He's doing great. First solid food happening. He can now talk! He was up for a walk. Got a little short of breath doing it. They said it was normal. Please keep praying for Don's complete and speedy recovery. Thanks for the prayers.
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Feb 10

Emergency Requests

Prayers for a couple. She fell in Union Station, broke hip-surgery Monday, Rehab today. Husband has flu . Both are in Hospital in Chicago. Please pray for healing as they are older folk. Thanks God help them with your graces to get well quickly. Judy G having surgery tomorrow for detached retina... Pray for complete healing and for no loss of...
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Feb 10

Emergency

Brittany --  niece of team member, has been in and out of the hospital for two weeks now. She has not been able to keep food down at all. Now she is vomiting blood. Please pray for wisdom for the doctors to find out what is wrong with her and that she may be healed.
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Feb 10

Emergency Requests

Henry -- great nephew of team member, ill and may be going to the hospital, possibly pneumonia. He is only 4.5 years old and has had many lung issues, pray for the healing hands of Jesus to touch him. Special intentions for L Family - Many relationships are struggling.  Please pray for all their hearts to turn toward God for guidance,...
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Feb 10

Emergency Requests

Henry -- great nephew of team member, ill and may be going to the hospital, possibly pneumonia. He is only 4.5 years old and has had many lung issues, pray for the healing hands of Jesus to touch him. Special intentions for L Family - Many relationships are struggling.  Please pray for all their hearts to turn toward God for guidance,...
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Feb 9

Emergency

Kenneth Edwards, father-in-law of team member -- passed away this evening. Pray that God grant him eternal rest. Pray also for all who mourn his loss.  
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Feb 9

Emergency

Update on Little Mila from her mom (Mila is the 3 year old hospitalized for strep, pneumonia and influenza) -- Her vitals are starting to get better, but she still isn't eating or drinking, and is generally miserable. has had a normal temp more than she has had a fever since 10 am yesterday, so that's a big plus. But she did drink about 4 oz of...
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Feb 8

Wednesday Prayer Line

"The adorable Heart of Jesus is our comfort, our way, our life." - St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Novena To St. Peregrine   Glorious wonder-worker, St. Peregrine, you answered the divine call with a ready spirit, and forsook all the comforts of a life of ease and all the empty honors of the world to dedicate yourself to God in the...
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Feb 7

Emergencies

Prayers needed for the M family: * Matt M - passed away - 27 year old, died of an over dose after fighting addiction for about 10 years was clean for several years, family obviously devastated and his * Matt's Grandmother Cecilia - 96 years old in hospice. If able, please pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy for Cecilia Dominic, nephew...
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Feb 7

Update

Update on Josephina - She has pneumonia. They sent her home about 1 this morning. Please pray for this precious 4 year old child and her family.  
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Feb 7

Emergency and Update

Please pray hard for adorable little 3-year old Mila hospitalized for three days now with strep, pneumonia and influenza, and she already has special needs (encephalopathy). Mila is the granddaughter of a good friend of team member in Colorado. Thank you! UPDATE Cody, who fell from bridge was transferred to Indy rehab today. Keep him &...
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Feb 6

Emergencies

Baby Anakin just tested positive for the flu type A. He is in the hospital. Pray that he will heal quickly and completely! Peace for those who love him. Pray for all who have been affected by the flu! Pray for all having to travel and be outside in this inclement weather.  
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Feb 6

Emergencies

Luke--found dead in the frozen pond with his friend Monday. Had been missing all weekend. Luke is the brother of a co-worker of mine. Please pray for their souls and for their entire families for peace and comfort. Virginia--89 yrs old, in hospice, took a turn for the worse yesterday. Pray for whatever is best at this point. Lea's...
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Feb 6

Emergency

Josephina, team members 4 year old great granddaughter being taken to Lutheran hospital. High fever. Doctor wants several tests run. Pray that this is not serious and for her speedy healing. Peace for her mom, Kelli, and Dad, Zach and all who love her!  
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Feb 6

Emergency

For C who is gravely ill. She is in ICU. Please grant her healing, Lord.  
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Feb 6

Emergencies

Team member's granddaughter was involved in the hazmat emergency at the police station in Columbia City. She is an intake person and a white power substance was blown into her face when she opened an envelope. She, along with several others were brought to Parkview for treatment. She has been released but please pray for all of these officers to...
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Feb 5

Emergency

For C who is severely ill. Please bring healing.  
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Feb 5

Monday Prayer Line

"The most important and most fruitful acts of our freedom are not those by which we transform the outside world as those by which we change our inner attitude in light of the faith that God can bring good out of everything without exception. He is a never-failing source of unlimited riches. Our lives no longer have in them anything...
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Feb 5

Emergency

Kenny, father-in-law of team member -- Please pray for a peaceful passing for Kenny.  He has suffered with cancer and the end is near.  Please place his family in prayer for peace and acceptance.  If you are able, please pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy for Kenny! One of the best means of assisting the dying is the one that...
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Feb 5

Emergency

Please storm heaven with prayers for Brandon, grandnephew of team member. He was injured in an accidental shooting this past week and is suffering with multiple injuries. Also pray for his mother Kara, who was involved in a bad car accident about a year ago where she lost her best friend and now she has to deal with this
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Feb 4

Urgent

Please pray for M family who has had much strife with relationships... There is a super bowl party tonight where all will be together... Please pray for healing for this beautiful family who have lived with much hurt and misunderstanding... Soften their hearts and help them all to see and be compassionate of the "other side"  
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Feb 4

Urgent

Please pray for safe travels for Judy and John as they come home from Cleveland today. St. Michael the Archangel, please intercede for them and let them return home safely.  
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Feb 3

Emergencies

Daughter of team member -- needs all our prayers to ask God  if he would heal her ear infection . That the antibiotic does its job, and she can get back to work.  She doesn't have an ear drum in that ear due to tumor 30 years ago.  It is very painful for her and she would appreciate all your prayers for healing. Thank You all and...
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Feb 3

First Saturday Mass and Throat Blessing

There will be 1st Saturday Devotions tomorrow morning beginning with Eucharistic Adoration at  8 a.m. ending with Benediction, and 9 a.m. Mass, with blessing of throats (Feast of St. Blaise) after Mass. All are welcome!  
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Feb 2

Emergency

Faye and Glenn - having major health issues, and Glenn's health is failing fast. Please storm heaven for these two.  Faye would be totally lost without Glenn.  
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Feb 1

Thursday Prayer Line

"Let us ask the Lord to grant us one very special grace-to love Our Lady, especially through all the work we do for Jesus, with Jesus, and to Jesus. We must ask him to deepen our love for Mary, making it more personal and intimate. We want to: Love her as he loved her. Be a cause of joy to her as he was. Keep close to her as...
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Feb 1

Thursday Prayer Line

"Let us ask the Lord to grant us one very special grace-to love Our Lady, especially through all the work we do for Jesus, with Jesus, and to Jesus. We must ask him to deepen our love for Mary, making it more personal and intimate. We want to: Love her as he loved her. Be a cause of joy to her as he was. Keep close to her as...
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Feb 1

Thursday Prayer Line

"Let us ask the Lord to grant us one very special grace-to love Our Lady, especially through all the work we do for Jesus, with Jesus, and to Jesus. We must ask him to deepen our love for Mary, making it more personal and intimate. We want to: Love her as he loved her. Be a cause of joy to her as he was. Keep close to her as...
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Feb 1

Emergencies

Steve - in hospital with an aneurysm due to ruptured artery.  Please pray for him! Pat -- Please pray that his supervisor will be accommodating enough for him to have time away from work once a month to see his psychiatrist.  If Pat doesn't see the psychiatrist, he won't get his medicines refilled.  He may have to choose between...
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Our Lady's Prayer Line

PRAYER LINE Our Lady's Prayer line regularly goes out to 200 email addresses and, a few phone lines, twice a week. Emergency prayer requests are sent as soon as they are received. We are always looking for new members for the Prayer Team. It is a great blessing to be a part of this ministry. The prayer line email address is prayerline@olghfw.com for prayer requests or to join the team! Please limit request to 1-2 lines please. We reserve the right to edit for length and content. Read More


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