Archived Prayer Requests

July 20, 2016: Prayer for Dallas, Baton Rouge and Minnesota

Please join me in prayer and contemplation for the victims and their families of these recent acts of horrific violence.
– Fr. Steve

August 11, 2016: A Prayer for a New Baby

Please pray for my coworker who has a baby on the way – pray for the child's health, the mother's health, and for abundant love.

– Izzy 

August 11, 2016: Prayer for the the Beauman Family

Please pray for my childhood friend, who lost her father very suddenly and is mourning that loss. 


August 11, 2016: Prayer for my First Baby

Please pray for me that the birth of my first baby goes well and that both Mama and Baby are healthy!

Mary Ellen

August 11, 2016: Prayer for Those In Need of Healing

Please pray for all those in need of healing. Physical, as well as spiritual and emotional. Thank you.


August 12, 2016: Pray for our Country and Veterans 

For all of the men and women currently serving our country and our veterans, may they find peace and comfort.


August 12, 2016: Pray for Jamie

Please pray for health and peace for Jamie who is in a long battle with colon cancer.


August 12, 2016: Pray for Those Struggling with Alcohol and Drug Dependency

Please pray for Addison and all people struggling with alcohol and drug dependency, that they may find the healing and hope for lifelong success in sobriety.


August 30, 2016: Prayers for Marriage Restoration

Marriage restoration - God, I give you thanks right now because I know you are moving in this situation. Remove the pain and hurt in her heart. Father restore and renew our marriage according to your word for we are one. In Jesus' name.

– David

August 30, 2016: Prayer for Strength in Relationships

The man I chose is the man I love. My prayer request is that no person divide us and that the power of love shines on us and keeps us together. I love him always and stand with him until my last breath.

– Monique

August 30, 2016: Pray for a Financial Blessing

I am in need of a financial blessing to keep my home. This is the home God blessed my family and I with. I desire and pray for God's divine intervention. Please pray for my home to stay secure from this day forward.

– Monique

September 16, 2016: Prayers for Marriage Restoration

Father, I thank you for this storm, because it brought me back to you. Lord, you opened my eyes to see that we were living like Pharisees with no true relationship with you, Jesus. I pray my wife will humble herself before you and put you first. Remind her of how much I love her. 

– David

September 16, 2016: Prayers for Health

Please pray for my friend Bubi, as she is suffering from throat cancer. The doctors have given up, as it has been detected at the last stage. I pray that God will instantly reveal his glory to this orphan. 

– Regina

September 16, 2016: Prayer for World Leaders

Please pray and intercede without ceasing that God's will be done in the lives of the world's leaders and for our leaders to seek God and listen to him. Pray that they would be surrounded by Godly counsel, and that our leadership personally knows God and the salvation found through faith in Jesus Christ alone. That we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. God can turn the hearts of kings. Also pray that the people of America and it's leaders will humble themselves and pray and seek the Lord's face and turn from their wicked ways. Pray that the Lord would hear from heaven and forgive our country's sins and heal our land. God bless America. In the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

– Angela

September 16, 2016: Prayer for a Happy Marriage

Please pray for Michele and Rodrigo who were married on Saturday. Pray that their tremendous faith guides them through a long and happy life together with all of their hopes and dreams fulfilled.

– Corinne

September 23, 2016: Prayers of Mourning

Please pray for Donald, who suddenly passed away recently. Lift his family up in prayer to the Lord as they cope with this loss. May they know that Donald has seen salvation and is now in Jesus' care.

- Anonymous

September 23, 2016: Prayers of Thanksgiving

Thank you, Lord, for blessing Mary Ellen with a beautiful and healthy son. Thank you for bringing health and happiness to a truly wonderful family that exemplifies your love of others.

- Miranda

September 20, 2016: Prayers for Susan

Please pray for my mom, Susan, who underwent shoulder replacement surgery this week, that she have a smooth and quick recovery so she can get back to fully enjoying life and her grandkids again. 

- Corinne

September 30, 2016: Prayers for Healing 

Lift up Jen and her family as her father undergoes new cancer treatment. Please also pray for my uncle, Roy, and my grandfather, Charlie, as they both are recovering from major surgeries. May the Lord heal them all so they may continue to exemplify Jesus' love. 

- Miranda

September 30, 2016: Pray for Mercy

Prayer partners, I would like to request that all of you pray for me and my family as we are living in a country where Christians are very few. I have also been going through financial difficulties which have hurt my ability to raise my children. There is no way for us but to turn to God and His mercy at this time of trials. Please pray that we may be shown mercy and bless us with opportunities. 

- Kunzang

September 30, 2016: Pray for Peace

Please pray for guidance and peace for Liz and Katie. 

- Claudia

September 30, 2016: Pray for Mason

Please pray for Mason, who underwent craniofacial surgery and faces a three month recovery, that he and his mom, Rosemarie, get the comfort and help they need and for a successful outcome for Mason. 

- Corinne

September 30, 2016: Prayers for Restoration

Pray for my restoration from leaving an unhealthy relationship and trying to forge ahead with the Lord's strength to return to my career and raise my child as a strong single mother. I pray that I can save my home in the process to continue some emotional stability. 

- Eileen

September 30, 2016: Pray for Burlington

I ask for prayers of healing for all affected by the shootings at Cascade Mall, that their trauma and fear is healed. Pray for the families and friends of those who were killed. Pray for the suspect and for wisdom and compassion for those who will care for him and judge him. May God's grace and love surround all who are grieving and trying to put their lives back together. 

- Jo

September 30, 2016: Prayers for Tony

Please pray for Tony, that he may find peace of mind and soul, and learn to accept the help he needs to end his suffering.

- Susan

September 30, 2016: Prayers for World Leaders

Please continue to pray for our nation's leaders, especially our presidential candidates. Please pray that God's will is done, that our next president will fear Him, seek Him, serve on behalf of Him, and will appoint a cabinet that will work together to find solutions in His name, so that His peace, grace and healing will wash over our nation.

- Rick

September 30, 2016: Pray for Salvation

Please pray for my husband and I, our marriage has been falling apart for the past few months and it continues to worsen. I am in deep need of healing, I need Jesus in my life. I know that only God can save and restore my marriage, I know that only He can heal my husband and I. Please pray for us, our marriage and especially for my husband and his salvation.

- Elizabeth

September 30, 2016: Prayers for Awakening

Please pray that Matthew and Patrick may return to God and their loved ones and hear the call of Jesus upon their heart. Pray that Our Lady may protect them from all evil and lead them to her so to receive salvation and healing of the body, mind, and spirit.

- Holly

September 30, 2016: Pray for Charles

Please pray with me for my friend Charles as he courageously battles a serious health issue.

- Anne

September 30, 2016: Pray for our Alumni

We pray for all of the SU graduates, including our two grandsons. May all be blessed with the knowledge that they are loved and that they take the knowledge they have learned at Seattle U out into the community. Wherever they may be in the world, let them flourish - spread their wings and bring good to all they know and will meet. God, bless those in need of food, shelter, and love. 

- Steve and Carol

October 14, 2016: Pray of Thanksgiving

Father, I come before you and submit my marriage into your hands. Through the authority of Jesus Christ this storm in our marriage is done and over. Father, I give you praise and thanks for I know you are moving in our marriage today. 

- David

October 14, 2016: Pray for Healing

Please pray for my grandfather Paul, who has suffered a severe health setback and is in intensive care. Guide him through this difficult time, Lord, that he may come out safely, and bring peace to those closest to him. 

- Miranda

October 21, 2016: Prayers for Those Touched by Cancer

As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, let us pray for all that have been touched by breast cancer and all cancers. May the Lord watch over those undergoing treatment, and welcome those that have lost their lives to cancer into His kingdom. May He provide hope and guidance to the doctors, that they may soon find a cure.

- Miranda

November 18, 2016: Prayers for Healing

Please pray for a complete healing of body for James, who undergoing difficult physical issues. Thank you and God bless you.

- Sandra

November 18, 2016: Pray for Care

I pray for a good job to take care of my family. I pray that I should be a man of integrity. I pray for honesty in all my dealings with people in my workplace and outside. I pray for understanding. I pray for my brothers, for a successful plan in their endeavors, and my parents, for business growth, good health, and long life.

- Francis

November 18, 2016: Pray for Togetherness

Pray for our nation, and the many that feel unheard or like they don't have a voice in our society. Pray that we may come together in an open community of listening, that we may hear each other and seek to help our friends and neighbors, not just ourselves.

- Miranda

November 18, 2016: Prayers for Students

Please pray for our students as they enter their final weeks of fall classes, that they are calm under the pressure of exams, and that they travel home safely to spend the holidays with their families.

- Anonymous

October 7, 2016: Prayers for James "Brady" Carlson, '16

We extend our thoughts and prayers to the friends and family of James "Brady" Carlson, who passed away recently. Brady was actively involved as a student and touched the lives of all he met. Let us lift up those closest to him in prayer, and hope that they may find peace with this difficult loss.

- Seattle University Alumni Association

October 7, 2016: Pray for Hurricane Victims

Lift up those touched by Hurricane Matthew this week, that they may weather the storm safely through the Lord's protection. May their homes and hearts be safe from any damage.

- Corinne

October 7, 2016: Prayers of Mourning

We pray for the friends and family of Juanita Hansen O'Brien, mother of Jodi OBrien, professor of sociology and Women and Gender Studies. Juanita passed away unexpectedly but peacefully in her home last week. We pray that Jodi and all in Juanita's life find solace and love despite this loss. 

- Seattle University Alumni Association

October 7, 2016: Pray for Those Suffering From Addiction

Please pray for God's will, grace, and mercy for our oldest, unsaved daughter, who is addicted to heroin. Without God interceding, we fear we may lose her forever.

- Mark & Christine

October 21, 2016: Prayers for Our Leaders

Pray that God's will be done in the lives of the world's leaders, that they may seek God and listen to Him. Pray that they would be surrounded by godly counsel, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. Pray that the people of America and its leaders will humble themselves and seek the Lord, that the Lord would hear from heaven and forgive our country's sins and heal our land.

- Angela

October 21, 2016: Prayers for Strength in Relationships

Please support me in your prayers, for improvement, for developing, and for deepening my relationship, so that we may grow into a strong Christian couple.

- Katarina

November 4, 2016: Prayers for Clarity

Pray for those participants of this weekend's Ignatian Silent Retreat. May the participants find clarity, reflection and discernment. 

- Anonymous

November 4, 2016: Pray for Help

Please pray I land a job to especially help my family during my husband's recent layoff.

- Angelica

November 4, 2016: Pray for Healing

Please pray for my mom as she heals from her shoulder surgery.

- Corinne

November 4, 2016: Prayers for Protection

Pray for the Lord to intervene on behalf of my family and keep us safe from all harm. May He protect and shield us.

- Monette

November 4, 2016: Prayers for Our Nation

Please pray for our country as head into the final days before the presidential election. Inspire our new president with your peace and wisdom to lead the country with integrity and respect. May the best interests of our country and our world be at the center of their mind.

- Anonymous

November 4, 2016: Pray for Financial Assistance

Please pray for myself and my family and that we find financial security.

- Caitlin

November 4, 2016: Prayers of Gratitude

Please pray in thanksgiving to God for Jamie's shrinking tumors and that God continue to heal her and bring her peace. 

- Corinne

November 4, 2016: Pray for Community

Pray for unity in a divided nation, during this time of conflict. Let our differences be opportunities for partnership, instead of tearing us apart.

- Anonymous

November 4, 2016: Prayers for Travelers

Pray for all who are travelling, including my brother, who is travelling the world this month to help others. May he and all who travel arrive safely at their destinations so they can continue to better the world around them.

- Miranda