We are happy to bring you Lent with Padre Pio: Daily Reflections.
This year, we honor Padre Pio, an Italian priest who was known for his piety and charity, as well as the gift of the stigmata.
The booklet was created by our friends at our ministry, Franciscan Media written by Susan-Hines Brigger.
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Please pray for my family and me; please give me strength at work; please help me keep this job; please pray for Dave, Ken, Alexis, Jake, Ed, Gerry, Leslie, Cindy, Roy and Mary Ellen; please help me with newer issues; please pray for Donald Trump and his team;
Dearest St Anthony, thank you for all you do on my behalf. Please pray for me, I'm feeling lost and lonely, and unsure of who I am and what it is I'm doing. My health is bad and my spirits are low. and I'm seeing the very same thing occurring in my daughter. Please pray for her well being. We need your help and your prayers. Thank you with all my heart. Amen
Pray fir my son James. He is in emotional turmoil and depression over a break up with the woman he was to marry. He has not eaten slept well and cries constantly everyday. I’m trying everything humanly possible to help him and finally managed to have him see s therapist. It is not enough. Please pray for healing clarity and guidance for him. If she’s meant to be back in his life do be it. If not my Prsyer fir him to meet a wonderful woman soon. I’m st my wits ends keeping him together. Please pr
St Anthony please protect mum and son
I am a homeowner who has a property that I can no longer care for. I want to sell or give it over to legal loan assumption. I do have some offers and want to do this ASAP so that my name may be removed and let someone else take the responsibility for it.
This is St Anthony of Padua? There has been exclusion and isolation by "all" to force obedience with what seems apostasy to Christian principles and subversion of the Constitution. I try to hear but it does not look like peace to submit to what seems like "false gods." Pray we all serve Truth and not pride. ...rather a tortured existence but I can't go with this "collective" blindly.
My husband's brother is a 3 time felon & has been released from prison after serving almost 19 yrs for shooting & crippling his landlord. He is a sociopath & has no remorse. My husband wants him to be a part of our life. Show me the way. Show his brother remorse. Please help keep him out of our lives permanently. We have grandchildren & a disabled son living with us. Please intercede with Jesus and help us & society. I beg you to please hear my pray. I will always be internally grateful.
There has been exclusion and isolation to force obedience with what seems apostasy and subversion of the Constitution. I try to he
For the spiritual and economical growth of my husband. He is having difficulty finding a job and to set limits in his life so people stop manipulating him
Oh dear St Antony, Bless my family. Bless my husband with good health and long life. Bless my children with happiness, good health, long life and success. Your Grace is enough for me. Put your blessed hands on my husband and cure him miraculously. Amen
I humbly ask for healing prayers . I have been through many challenges these past years ; death , divorce an annulment , a move , new job and a car accident .All this has taken a tol on my physical health and emotional well being . I am asking for prayers of complete healing and restoration. I am so broken and want to be whole again and renewed . I am going through more testing and I ask for prayers that everything may be ok .
Please pray for our son who just had a heart attack today.
DEAR ST.ANTHONY, THANK YOU FOR HELPING ME TO GET N.19. THANK YOU FOR ALL THEE HAD DONE FOR ME & FAMILY. PL. HELP MY SISTER JEENA'S STOMACH TO GET SMALLER AS IT BIGGER DUE TO MEDICINES. PL. HELP HER I BEG THEE. SHE NEEDS SPECIAL MIRACLES TOO.BLESS,HEAL,PROTECT,STRONG & HEALTHY MY 4 BROTHERS, 2 SISTERS,2 NEPHEWS, 3 NIECES,2 SISTER-IN-LAWS & ME. PL. GIVE US STRONG LEGS TO WALK , SQUAT & GET UP EASILY.GET RID OF ALL THE WINDS IN OUR BODIES ALWAYS.HELP ALL OUR ORGANS TO FUNCTION WELL ALWAYS. BLESS
Please let me have a job, a home and a special person that I love in the current and upcoming school year. Thank you.
thank you for the many blessings in our lives. thank you for holding and keeping us. please help him with his work and help him to make success. let him work hard and be appreciated. please help with my fears and anxieties so i can be strong and wise. help with p and so i can work hard and help. please pray for h,k, and help me heal. bring peace for s and help. pray for g,b,ma,al,p,j,h,c,d,d,d,g,l,mL,ms,sh,i,o,p,f,jd,d,n,f,h,s,w. i am grateful and need your help. ty sa and f.