"Prayer is the raising of one's mind and heart to God 
or the requesting of good things from God."

Lord Hear Our Prayers

Below are the Prayer Request received through the parish office 
and the website. Please join your prayers to those of our community as we pray 
for these special intentions. For your convenience some prayers are printed below.
You may not see your request below but know that everyone who contacts us is
prayed for at Mass and by individuals each day.

Prayer line request are posted free of charge. To request someone be
put on the prayer line please call Linda at 673-8307 or send request
by email to lriche@stjohnchurch.org


3/19  Pray for Louis White who has cancer and is not doing well.  May God grant him healing. 



4/2  Pray for Julian Fernandes.  May the Lord grant his family peace and harmony.

4/2  Pray for Nikki Black who has to make a major medical decision.  May God grant her the strength to make the right decision.

4/3  Pray for Bill Tucker who has prostate cancer.  may God grant him healing.

4/3  Pray for my brother, Bill Jeansonne who is having a stint placed in his heart. He has already had a heart attack.   May the Lord protect and heal him. 

4/4  Pray for Baby Madeline who has something wrong with her brain.  May God place His healing hands on the child.

4/4  Pray for Judy Sheets who is scheduled for heart surgery.  may the Lord guide the surgeons' hands for a good outcome. 

4/4  Pray for Barbara Blanchard who has several medical issues and is scheduled for medical testing.  May the Lord grant her healing and peace.  

4/5  Pray for Gayle Gautreau's brother, Chris Adams, who has terminal kidney cancer.  May the Lord protect and heal him.  

4/5  Pray for R. Dufren, R Caruso, Vincent & Megan and J LeGrange.  Asking for prayers.  May the Lord grant their request.  

4/10  Pray for Roy Cain who has a viral infection in his ear.  May the Lord heal and protect him. 

4/10  Pray for Joel Rivera who is having problems sleeping and needs the Lord's mercy.  May the Lord grant him the mercy he is asking for. 

4/10 Pray for S Perry who is scheduled for test. May God grant him healing and protection. 

4/10  Pray for David Bordelon who is having a biopsy on the neck glands Monday.  May God make the test results negative for cancer.

4/16 Pray for Charles B who is scheduled for brain surgery and has blood clots. may God grant him healing.

4/16 Pay for Bobby M who has a mass on his liver.  May the Lord allow for this mass to be benign.

4/16  Pray for Jean D who has cerebral aneurysm.  May God protect and heal her.  

4/22 Pray for CiGlenda Hughes who is having a pace maker placed today.  May God protect and heal her. 






A stipend of $5.00 is charged for each Mass Intention.

To schedule a Mass Intention contact Linda Riche at 673-8307 or lriche@eatel.net


Prayers in Time of Illness

For the Sick
Father, your only Son took upon himself the sufferings and weakness of the whole human race: through his passion and cross he taught us how good can be brought out of suffering. Look upon our brothers and sisters who are ill. In the midst of illness and pain, may they be united with Christ, who heals both body and soul; may they know the consolation promised to those who suffer and be fully restored to health. Through Christ our Lord. 
The Pope's Family Prayer Book
Raise Me Up, Lord
Raise me up, Lord do not abandon your servant. I want health that I may sing to you and help your people lead holy lives. I plead with you are my strength, do not desert me. I have grown weak amid the storm but I long to return to you.  St. Gregory of Nazianzus (329-389)
Lord Jesus, Healer
Lord, Jesus, healer of our souls and bodies, during your life on earth, 
you went about doing good, healing every manner of sickness and disease, strengthening, curing, comforting and consoling. You want nothing more than to see us healthy and happy. You are the enemy of death and disease, and in and through you they are overcome and conquered. Lay your healing hands upon us now, so that we may live in your praise untiringly. 

Prayers Near Journey's End

For the Aged
Eternal Father, unchanged down the changing years, be near to those who are aged. Even though their bodies weaken, grant that their spirit may be strong. May they bear witness and affliction with patience, and at the end, meet death with serenity. Through Christ our Lord.
The Pope’s Family Prayer Book


For the Dying
Lord, this night some will be gathered to the Father. Grant that they may go forth surrounded by their loved ones, without pain of body, with clarity of mind, and joyful expectancy of soul.
 J. M. Ford From Lord Hear Our Prayer Ave Maria Press