Our Lady's Prayer Line

May 2020

May 30

Day 9. Holy Spirit Novena

Day Nine: Saturday, Vigil of Pentecost Thou, on those who evermore Thee confess and Thee Adore, in Thy sevenfold gift, Descend; Give Them Comfort when they die; Give them Life with Thee on high; Give them joys which never end. Amen. The Fruits of the Holy Spirit The gifts of the Holy Spirit perfect the supernatural virtues by enabling us to...
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May 30

Emergency

Don, friend of team member -- is a member of the Fort Wayne riot squad. Was working last night and was just called back in for an emergency. Please pray for his safety and for all who are trying to keep the peace. God bless America!
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May 30

Urgent

For team member's brother's kitten, Lennox---swallowed a string and it's wrapped around her intestines. May have to have surgery. Very expensive. Family is distraught. Please pray for wisdom on what they should do.   A -- special intention
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May 30

Saturday at 9am Mass, at Our Lady will be live streamed and a public Mass.

While the Mass tomorrow morning, Saturday at 9am, at Our Lady will be live streamed, it will also be a public Mass.    
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May 30

Update on Charlie

Charlie C gets to go home tomorrow (Saturday)!  Praise God!! While he still will have outpatient physical therapy in Fort Wayne,  being home after 8 weeks since the accident will be a true blessing! The family thanks all for the prayers and support that have been felt throughout this entire ordeal!
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May 30

Emergency

Please pray for PEACE for our city, our country and our world!  
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May 30

Emergency

Pray for a speedy end to the riot in downtown Fort Wayne. Pray that no one will be injured and for calm to be restored.
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May 29

Day 8. Novena to the Holy Spirit

Day Eight: Friday, 7th Week of Easter Bend the stubborn heart and will, melt the frozen warm the chill. Guide the steps that go astray! The Gift of Wisdom Embodying all the other gifts, as charity embraces all the other virtues, Wisdom is the most perfect of the gifts. Of wisdom it is written 'all good things came to me with her,...
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May 29

Emergency

Joan - elderly cousin of team member fell yesterday. The end of her right femur is fracture/broken. Having an echocardiogram today. She's having surgery today. Pray that all goes well and for good pain control and speedy healing.  
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May 29

Urgent Requests

For S, dear friend of team members, having mastectomy this morning for aggressive breast cancer. Prayers, please, for strength, peace, healing and quick recovery for her, peace for her family, and for guidance and wisdom for her medical team. And for the intercession of our Blessed Mother as she watches over her today.  Amen. Please...
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May 29

Urgent

Austin, 5 year old on prayer line yesterday -- his body was found in the river today. Please pray for his family as they mourn this tragic loss!
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May 28

Day 7. Novena to the Holy Spirit

Day Seven: Thursday, 7th Week of Easter Heal our wounds--our strength renews; On our dryness pour Thy dew, Wash the stains of guilt away. The Gift of Counsel The gift of Counsel endows the soul with supernatural prudence, enabling it to judge promptly and rightly what must done, especially in difficult circumstances. Counsel applies the...
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May 28

Wednesday Prayer Line

“If you have God at the center of all your action, You will reach the goal.” --Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati   Prayer 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...
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May 28

Emergency Requests and Thanksgiving

D -- is 16 weeks pregnant. She has a liver problem.    She looks good, but her labs show liver failure.  Please pray for her liver to get better and for baby to arrive full term and healthy!   Spencer, age 39 --  had a 8 inch cancer tumor in his colon removed about 3 weeks ago.  He started...
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May 27

Emergency

Austin -- 5 year old autistic child who left home today at 3 and has not been found. Pray for his safe return!
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May 27

Urgent

Roger (on prayerline a few days ago) --  is scheduled for bronchoscopy procedure and biopsy of lymph nodes tomorrow morning- 6:30 check-in, procedure at 7:30.     
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May 27

Urgent

Prayers for healing of mind, body, and soul for Dan C.who is battling cancer.  
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May 27

Day 6. Novena to the Holy Spirit

Day Six: Wednesday, 7th Week of Easter If Thou take Thy grace away, nothing pure in man will stay, All his good is turn'd to ill. The Gift of Understanding Understanding, as a gift of the Holy Spirit, helps us to grasp the meaning of the truths of our holy religion BY faith we know them, but by Understanding we learn to appreciate...
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May 26

Emergency

For Victoria, daughter of team member -- her water broke this morning. Prayers for a healthy and natural birth of her first baby. Mother Mary be with her, her husband, and child during her labor and delivery, and keep all safe.   
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May 26

Emergency

13 year old girl in hospital after intentionally hurting herself over the weekend.  Please pray that her family can find help for her.  Lord, heal her heart and let her know and embrace your Love!
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May 26

Emergency

Construction worker's scaffolding collapsed and they are looking for him in the river.  Please pray he is found and ok! 
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May 26

Day 5. Novena to the Holy Spirit

Day Five: Tuesday, 7th Week of Easter Light immortal! Light Divine! Visit Thou these hearts of Thine, And our inmost being fill! The Gift of Knowledge The gift of Knowledge enables the soul to evaluate created things at their true worth--in their relation to God. Knowledge unmasks the pretense of creatures, reveals their emptiness,...
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May 26

Update on Charlie

  From Charlie’s Mom:   “Tomorrow Charlie has a big meeting with doctors and therapists to decide the rest of his course of treatment. It’s looking like he will get to come home soon and then go to frequent outpatient physical therapy and also be able to follow up with his burn doctors.  Charlie is making...
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May 25

Monday Prayer Line

"Great love can change small things into great ones,  and it is only love which lends value to our actions." — St. Faustina Kowalska   PRAYER FOR OUR SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN Each day, many young men and women risk their very lives to keep us safe. They sacrifice their time, their family life and sometimes their very...
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May 25

Urgent Requests

Kiro -- had a stroke on Friday and is in ICU.  Please pray for complete and speedy healing for Kiro and for strength and comfort for his family.   S & W - feeling very anxious after recent events. God, please calm their fears.    
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May 25

Day 4. Novena to the Holy Spirit

Day Four: Monday, 7th Week of Easter Thou in toil art comfort sweet, Pleasant coolness in the heat, solace in the midst of woe. The Gift of Fortitude The Gift of Fortitude By the gift of Fortitude the soul is strengthened against natural fear, and supported to the end in the performance of duty. Fortitude imparts to the will an...
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May 24

Day 3 Novena to the Holy Spirit

Day Three: Sunday, 7th Week of Easter Thou, of all consolers best, Visiting the troubled breast, Dost refreshing peace bestow. The Gift of Piety The gift of Piety begets in our hearts a filial affection for God as our most loving Father. It inspires us to love and respect for His sake persons and things consecrated to Him, as well...
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May 23

Additional Confession times this week

Additional Times for the Sacrament of Reconciliation:   Monday, May 25 9:30am   Wednesday, May 27 5:30-6:15pm   Friday, May 29, 9:30am      
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May 23

Today’s Confession Schedule

The Sacrament of Confession is now available!  It will be offered today in the parish library and new office area from: 11am-1pm 2pm-4pm Correction:  Confessions will be held in the parish library and the OLD office area.  Thank you! What a great blessing to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation! Thank you to our...
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May 23

Urgent

Roger -- doctors found a mass on his left lung.  He has an appointment on Tuesday.  Please pray for Roger and for all his family.  Especially pray for his daughter who is the only believer in the family and is the source of strength for all.  May this experience bring them all to Christ.
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May 23

Day 2 Novena to the Holy Spirit

Day Two: Saturday, 6th Week of Easter Come. Father of the poor. Come, treasures which endure; Come, Light of all that live! The Gift of Fear The gift of Fear fills us with a sovereign respect for God, and makes us dread nothing so much as to offend Him by sin. It is a fear that arises, not from the thought of hell, but from...
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May 22

Day 1 Novena to the Holy Spirit

Fr. Daniel will begin a Novena to the Holy Spirit to prepare our hearts for the Feast of Pentecost.  He is live streaming the prayers every day at 3pm starting today and continuing through May 30th.  Please join him if you are able, and if you are not able, the prayers are below for you to unite yourself in spirit with...
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May 21

Urgent Requests

The father of a parishioner died in Florida. Please pray for the repose of his soul and for comfort for his family.    Please pray for a team member's friend who is having back surgery today. He is a good man and responsible for many.  
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May 21

Funeral Details and Thursday Church Hours

Funeral Mass for parishioner Agnes Bauermeister is Thursday, May 21st, at 11:00 am. There is PRIVATE visitation for family only from 9:30-11:00, so the church will be closed from 9:30-11am to respect the family.  The Funeral Mass is public, utilizing Masks & the Social Distancing guidelines given to us...
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May 21

Emergency

Please pray for team member’s Grandson Matthewand his wife Katelyn. They live in Midland, Mi and were evacuated from their home last evening due to the dam breaking.   They only had time to grab overnight bags and the dog and drive an hour to his parent’s home.  They drove back today and have 35 in. of water...
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May 21

Wednesday Prayer Line

"Oh, my soul, how much longer do you wish to be so stingy with Jesus? Why so negligent towards Jesus who made You? Why so lazy towards Jesus who redeemed you? Who do you want to love, if you do not want to love Jesus?" — St. Gemma Galgani   Prayer to St. Peregrine Glorious wonder-worker, St. Peregrine, you answered the...
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May 20

CANCELLING SUNDAY NOON MASS

Due to low signup for the 12pm public Mass this Sunday, May 24, Fr Mark has cancelled it, and the sign has been removed. You can still sign up for the 4:30pm and 6:30pm on Saturday,  and the 8:30am and 10:30am on Sunday.    Reminder, those attending public Mass must wear masks, and...
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May 19

Urgent

Marilyn - Has been short of breath and having nuclear stress test Thursday. Prayers for a positive outcome. Thank you.
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May 19

Emergency

Tracy R -- in the emergency room for sepsis. Please storm heaven for her healing.
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May 19

Update on Charlie C

UPDATE on Charlie C – After over 6 weeks at Lutheran Regional Burn Center, he is being transferred to the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab in Chicago for rehab.  Hopefully, he won’t have to be there too long.  He and his family truly appreciate all the love and prayers and ask for continued prayers for this next part of...
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May 19

Urgent Requests

Please pray for R & E for safe travel back to their home after caring their parents.   FN - Special Intention
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May 19

Urgent Requests

Pam & Jim, close friends of team member -- Pam is having knee replacement surgery on Tuesday morning. Please pray for fast healing, pain control and no infections. Also continuous prayers are needed for her husband Jim as he starts radiation treatments on Tuesday for stage one cancer in his bile duct. Please pray for complete and...
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May 18

Urgent

Mary A. -- please pray for mercy, grace & protection
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May 18

Monday Prayer Line

"I have been all things unholy; if God can work through me, He can work through anyone." — St. Francis of Assisi   PRAYER FOR OUR SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN Each day, many young men and women risk their very lives to keep us safe. They sacrifice their time, their family life and sometimes their very lives to keep us free!...
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May 18

Urgent

Catherine – Mother of prayer team member and previously on the prayer line, is in hospital with a fever. She has been in failing health for a while. Please pray for God’s will and for peace for her family as they can’t be with her in the hospital. This is very hard for everyone.
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May 18

Urgent

Team member's mom was diagnosed with diverticulitis about a month ago. Has been on three different antibiotics and she is still experiencing pain and discomfort. Please pray for wisdom for the doctor in knowing how to treat her.
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May 18

Death

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Marilyn Shannon, who died of cancer this morning.  May she rest in peace.  Amen. Pray also for her family and all who mourn her passing.
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May 17

Live Streaming Temporary Suspended...Next Time Wednesday 6:30 pm.

Dear Friends,   As I will be away to Kentucky for a couple of days, there will be no live stream Masses.  I will, however, still remember all of you in my prayers and the Masses I celebrate with my father.     The next live stream will be on Wednesday evening at 6:30PM followed by a Holy Half Hour with...
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May 16

Urgent

Please pray for B. who has ovarian cancer and has 4 children. St. Peregrine please intercede.  
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May 16

Emergency

UPDATE on Gavin -- he is now in ICU.  He has both a blood clot in his brain as well as a brain bleed.  He has been put on a blood thinner which is good for clot but not the bleed.  Please pray for healing!  
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May 16

Various Requests

Please pray for team member’s sister-in-law who is near death.  If able, please pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet for her and pray for all who are mourning.    Ken Whelan, uncle of Fr. Daniel, died in the morning hours of May 15. Please pray for the repose of his soul and his wife, Susie, and the rest of...
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May 15

Urgent Requests

Prayers for John S to recover from what has stricken him – stroke or whatever they determine.   For the repose of the soul of 35 year old Shannon (previously on prayer line for brain cancer) died yesterday.  Pray also for all who mourn.
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May 15

Death

Agnes Bauermeister, parishioner of Our Lady, died this morning, calling out to Jesus and Mary, asking them to come and take her. How beautiful. Please remember to pray for the repose of her soul and if possible, offer up a Divine Mercy Chaplet for her. Eternal rest grant unto her Oh Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest...
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May 15

Emergency

Gavin - young boy was hit by a car on Wells St. on Wednesday and needs prayers. He is still in serious condition. He has head trauma. He is working with physical therapists but he is not where they would like him to be.  
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May 14

Urgent

Britt - going in for her first ultrasound today. Pray that all is well. They have wanted a baby for a long time.
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May 14

Emergency

Prayers for Chad hospitalized last night with cellulitis in foot.  Pray for complete and speedy healing! 
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May 14

Emergency

 Linda -- is going through 4th round of cancer. This time it is similar to leukemia and she has a loss of energy. She is now in the hospital with an infection.  Please pray for her healing and for all who love her. 
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May 14

Urgent Requests

Maria- having wisdom teeth out today. Very anxious. Please pray for her to have an unexpected peace.   Please pray for B. who is depressed because their wedding plans might need to change because of the epidemic. St. Joseph, please intercede. Holy Spirit, please guide this couple so they make the right decisions on when to get married....
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May 14

Mass sign up clarification

Currently you can only sign up for the May 23 & 24 Masses.   Most likely, the link for future weekends will go up after the first date has passed.  Will keep you all posted.  
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May 14

Wednesday Prayer Line

"Occupy your mind with good thoughts, or the enemy will fill them with bad ones. Unoccupied, they cannot be." — St. Thomas More   Prayer 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...
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May 13

4 reasons why Jesus became man - Tonight at 8:00 pm

In case you are interested…the 4 reasons why Jesus became man  ...
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May 13

New Mass a Times and Reservation Information

Registered parishioners should have received a postcard today with the new Mass times beginning May 23/24.  The information from the postcard is as follows:   Return of Public Mass and Confessions at Our Lady of Good Hope: Because of social distancing rules (every other pew, families and individuals spaced by 6...
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May 13

Emergency

Team member's son-in-law's mother, Sandy, is in ER with intestinal blockage. Asking prayers that blockage clears so she won't have to have surgery as she has other health issues.
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May 12

Emergency

Prayers for Ken, uncle of team member -- He is in critical condition, full of infection, in ICU on a ventilator.  Prayers for healing.  May Mary hold him close to her Immaculate Heart.  
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May 11

Monday Prayer Line

"Put your heart at His feet.  it is the gift He loves most." - St. Elizabeth Ann S PRAYER FOR OUR SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN Each day, many young men and women risk their very lives to keep us safe. They sacrifice their time, their family life and sometimes their very lives to keep us free! Remember also, their loved ones who worry...
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May 11

Urgent

Laurie -- please pray for a successful surgery to restore her voice. Thank you.
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May 11

Urgent

Please pray for Bill M. who is driving with his wife to Cleveland Clinic today for surgery on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Pray for successful surgery to relieve pain and swelling of lower extremities.  Please pray for there to be no complications to follow, and optimal healing. Also, pray for St. Michael and St. Christopher to...
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May 11

Urgent Requests

Paul - having feeding tube removed at noon today. He was suppose to have it removed 2 weeks ago but they forgot to schedule it. Pray that this goes well and for him to start gaining weight and be healthy again.   L & M -- please pray for both of them to find employment.  And for L to be at peace.  Sts. Joseph and...
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May 10

Mother’s Day Prayer

Prayer to the Mother of the Lord for all mothers Mary, on this day when we honor all mothers, we turn to you. We thank the Lord whom you serve for the great gift of motherhood. Never has it been known that anyone who sought your intercession was left unaided by grace. Dear Mother, thank you for your "Yes" to the invitation of the...
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May 10

Emergencies

Uncle George: Seriously ill.  Pray for healing.   Christian: young man with COVID-19 please pray for healing.  
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May 10

Urgent

Team member's friend's mom has contracted COVID-19 and now the friend is showing symptoms herself.  Please send up prayers for healing and for a quick and speedy recovery for both of them.
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May 10

Urgent

Jim H. - Knee surgery on Monday after having been postponed. Prayers for healing and good pain control. Please God guide the hands and mind of the surgeon and health care team, and protect him from any infection.
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May 10

Death

Team member's sister in-law (from Minnesota) passed away yesterday.  May she rest in peace.  Please pray for all who mourn her passing.  Thanks for all the prayers.
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May 9

Urgent Requests

Darlene Wade, a parishioner of Our Lady, died this morning, May 9. Please pray for the repose of her eternal soul. Eternal rest grant unto her, Oh Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.  Pray also for all who mourn her passing.   Tiffani -- please pray for her wellbeing.
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May 9

Urgent

Please pray for a special intention for K.
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May 9

Urgent Requests

For Father R. (In Michigan) -- has been hospitalized with the corona virus.  Please pray for complete and speedy healing and for all caring for him.   Adam, new dad of 6 week old -- had his shoulder go out of socket yesterday.  He is in a splint for 3 weeks and is in pain.  Please pray for speedy and complete...
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May 8

Urgent Requests

For Spencer who will begin therapy for cancer. For a young family in crisis. Mom is addicted to an illegal drug. She is not allowed to be alone with her son. Son is learning disabled. Dad needs to get the son the help he needs. For those who are caring for son in the meantime.   For G family traveling to Evansville today for baptism on...
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May 7

Wednesday Prayer Line

"If we wish to make any progress in the service of God we must begin every day of our life with new eagerness. We must keep ourselves in the presence of God as much as possible and have no other view or end in all our actions but the divine honor." — St. Charles Borromeo Prayer to St. Peregrine Glorious wonder-worker, St....
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May 6

Church Hours Thursday

Due to a private funeral for parishioner Ellen Ranochak, aunt of Steve & Debbie Hillman, on Thursday, May 7, the church will be closed from 9:30am-12pm. Please keep the family in your prayers.  
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May 6

Emergency

Christa - 34 year old wife and mother has a 6 cm cancerous mass in her abdomen and her liver and spleen are enlarged. Please pray for her healing and peace for her and her husband and family.
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May 6

Emergency

For A, son of team members, and husband and father of four, making poor choices and not taking his medicine leading to addiction. Please pray for an infusion of the Holy Spirit...for peace, clear vision, courage and commitment, as the situation is at a breaking point today.
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May 5

Emergencies

Please pray for Agnes B and Bill N, who are entering hospice care. May the Good Shepherd be with both of them and their families as Agnes and Bill begin the last stage of their journeys on earth preparing to meet their Lord and Savior.  If able, pray pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet for Agnes and Bill if you are able.   Please pray for...
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May 5

Urgent

R & E are traveling to FW to visit their father who is very ill (not the virus). Please pray they have a safe trip and, also, that this family is spiritually and emotionally enriched with Our Lord's Love, Wisdom and Guidance.
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May 5

Emergency and Urgent Requests

Susan--had a stroke, in the nursing home currently. Pray for her.   Alyssa--taking her nurse practitioner boards soon. Please pray for success.   Pray for people all over the world who currently are sick with the corona virus, for all who have recovered from it (praise the Lord), and all who have died from it. May they...
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May 4

Emergency

Luke, young boy -- is missing. Someone dared him to try to find his way to Kroger.  Police have been called and his family is driving around.  Please pray he is found safe and quickly!! Update: Luke has been found.  Thank you so much for your prayers!!!  
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May 4

Monday Prayer Line

"While the world changes, the cross stands firm." — St. Bruno   PRAYER FOR OUR SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN Each day, many young men and women risk their very lives to keep us safe. They sacrifice their time, their family life and sometimes their very lives to keep us free! Remember also, their loved ones who worry about them...
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May 4

Death

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Francis (Buzz) H. Bruce, a former parishioner of Our Lady of Good Hope. He died yesterday, May 3, 2020, in Indianapolis at the age of 90. Please also pray for those family members who mourn, in particular his wife Emilie. She was in the nursing home with her husband and is not able to have any...
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May 4

Emergency

For Rita who is scheduled for a mastectomy today. For a miraculous healing of all cancerous tumors.  
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May 3

Urgent

Please pray for Bob and Kay -- she has severe Alzheimer's and he is her caretaker along with their son. They changed her medication and this has caused emotional stress for her. She doesn't recognize her family sometimes and it frightens her.
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May 3

Urgent Requests

Prayer cover requested for Bill N. who was admitted into hospital Friday nightfor health issues.    DP is not expected to live his earthly life much longer. Please say the Divine Mercy Chaplet for him, if you are able.  Prayers, also, needed for DP's family. Thank you and God Bless you.   Tom -- stepfather of team...
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May 1

Update

UPDATE on Thatcher -- He gets to go home this afternoon so that's wonderful news. The doctors did not find what caused the brain bleed. He will be on special medication and he needs to be quiet for 2 to 3 months. That's going to be hard for a four-year-old rambunctious boy. Thank you for all of your prayers.  
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May 1

Emergency

Please pray for Anika, a 35 year old woman -- pregnant with her first child, and her unborn baby.  Right now, she could be miscarrying.  Please Blessed Mother hold Anika and her baby close to your motherly heart.  
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May 1

Emergency

Sally -- has fallen and is in ER with gash above her eye and a hurt knee. Please pray for speedy and complete healing and for peace!
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May 1

Urgent and Updates

Jennifer – please pray for this mother who is being accused of being unfit.  Please, Lord, let justice and mercy prevail on this family.   UPDATE on Charlie C – Charlie had another great day!   He has been off the ventilator for over 24 hours and on oxygen.  He stood up and took a few...
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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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