OUR PRAYER INTENTIONS

One hallmark of a caring community is a praying community. In prayer, we can rejoice together with our members' prayers of thanksgiving. We can share our concern or sorrow with our members' prayers of petition in times of need or mourning. Recent requests for the community are shown below. There are two ways you can join in asking for prayers: 

OUR ONLINE PRAYER REQUEST FORM: CLICK HERE  Simply complete this form and we will add your prayer below. Only specifics you choose to share will appear. Rest assured we are one with you in prayer!

BOOK OF INTENTIONS AT WEEKEND MASS: If you would like the name of a loved one who is ill to be written in our Book of Intentions for the weekend let us know or write it in yourself when you join us for Mass.  Each weekend, our General Intercessions are read from this book.  We pray specifically at each weekend Mass for all the intentions and everyone named in our Book of Intentions.

The Cluster Parishes of St. Joan of Arc and Saint Catherine of Alexandria Parish,

Nashotah and Mapleton Wisconsin

Prayer Ministry NOVEMBER  2022

 

PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING (PRAYERS MOVE MOUNTAINS!!)

Chuck, in remission from bone cancer – doing better!

Marilyn, recent back surgery – is home recovering.

Joanne-succesful removal of brain turmor

 

COMFORT AND SYMPATHY      PRAY FOR THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF:

Michael O’Connor, husband of Eileen Given to God October 20, 2022

Matthew, for his family as they grieve his sudden loss.

Thomas,  for his family as they grieve his loss.

Josephine Kolinski, parishioner of SJ, Given to God November 4, 2022

For those who died by suicide and for their families

For those who have lost a loved one recently and are grieving and are feeling lonely and sad. That they find comfort in other loved ones and by their faith in God.

For those who have died because of an overdose, and for their families. 

For all those who have died violently, by weapon, or physical abuse, for all those who have died by the rash of gun violence in our Country, especially in Milwaukee.        

 PRAYERS FOR PHYSICAL HEALING AND HEALTH,  

Payton, newly diagnosed with serious health issue

Bruce, had stroke last year which affected his eye sight. Had cataract surgery also.

Susie D. recovering from TIA

Dick, needs a kidney transplant.

Stephen, for a successful knee surgery Nov 28th

Henry, chronic abdominal pain, pray that a cause is found.

Libby, (GH) for a successful hip surgery in December.

David, having open heart surgery and kidney stone removal.

Rick, at Froedert with many heart difficulties. Urgent and needs lots of prayers.

Maggie – had surgery and waiting for biopsy results.

David S health contuing to deteriorate

Susan, frequent falling, cause unknown

Jim, internal bleeding is in residential hopice care

Laura , will have knee surgery 11/8, and marital problems.

Renee, donating bone marrow 10/27

Dave, husband of Judy, having heart difficulties.

Brother in law of Marge has heart problems..

Roy, suffered a terrible excavation accident.

Gary (GH) will have cataract surgery,

Parishioner has kidney problems, and is trying to avoid dialysis.

John S. complications post surgery

Beth W. Removal of cancerous turmor

Larry-back treatments

Mary M. back issues

Sarah H.. lung infection

Norm M.-lung issues

Christine  – having colon removed. (PH)

Mick, had a stroke –

Babe and Tom , Tom in memory care.  Babe is home from hospital,

June – suffering from back pain

Tony had a stroke

Ginny , medical health difficulties, for her and for her husband Bob

Jane, needs surgeries soon.

John,  with heart problems

Sawyer, asking God to help him to make wiser choices for his life.

Andrew, has CP also dealing with asthma and anxiety issues.

Kim, brain injury

Kathy For healing from the side effects of her surgery.

Jane, who is suffering from kidney failure – not doing well

Geoffrey, battleing respitory illnesses

Jim and Troy, back pain issues.

Jim,lung transplant in September last year. Home

Catherine, recovering from Botulism

Jay, multiple myloma.

Bill, liver failure,

Baby Henry-needs amiracle

Roger actively dying…

Gerald, actively dying…

Alex, Robin, Lucy, Judy, with continued health issues

Jim, has diabetes

Don- at VA Hosp for veterans .Pray for him to find a measure of peace.

Krissan, ongoing dialysis treatments.

Pat –  foot treatment

Barb-heart issues

 

CANCER :WE PRAY FOR HEALING AND PEACE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

Debbie, going through chemo after double masectomy

Mike, had recent biopsys on polyps of colon

Tony, has prostate cancer

Ruth, has bone cancer

Parishioner, under specialist care,

Deb, recurrent non hodgekins Lymphoma

Mary –  breast cancer

Terry – has skin cancer.

Reeta, Stomach cancer, is in hospice.

Heather, breast cancer on chemo

Kayla,  undergoing Chemo treatments. Prayers for her and her family.

Ian,  had brain tumor and it was removed.

Shawn, an inoperable brain tumor (MJ)

Sheryl, cancer has spread

Cassie, her cancer has come back.

Mary, breast cancer,

Dan,  a tumor on his voicebox

Dick,  has cancer.  

Gracey, cancer

Tina, she has throat cancer–

LoRayne, doing well on Chemo treatments, radiation

CP – for a good result from cancer treatment

CH: he has selected a treatment plan,

Jack, young man has Hogekins Lymphoma

MJ, parishioner, dealing with serious cancer issues. For her and her family.

Kim, daughter of Gary with breast cancer.

Phil, has cancerous tumor on the neck, tonsils and thyroid. Is on treatment

Kevin has stage 4 Neuroenoberine cancer in the small intestines, liver and spine.

John cancer in his sinuses,

Lindsey’s Mom has cancer –

 

GUIDANCE AND WILLINGNESS TO OVERCOME DRUG/ALCOHOL ADDICTION

DEPRESSION, MENTAL ILLNESS

Steve, dealing with depression issues.

Shawn, drinking and drugs again.

Kevin, dealing with depression.

Henry, has autism.

Zach, suffers from depression

Jim, Josh, drug and alchohol issues.

Kyle, and Jessica, that they remain sober and continue to make right choices in their lives.

Emma  in recovery from anxiety, depression and other issues

Kobe, ongoing severe depression issues

Amy,  Bill. Edie. Pat. suffer from depression, and pray for thier families.

For all those who suffer from stress, anxiety and depression. That they find their way back to a world of joy and happiness.

 

SUPPORT, AND PEACE FOR CAREGIVERS

(The first names of caregivers in need of prayers)

Marilyn, Perkie, Judy, Gary, Marilyn, Kathy, Tracy, Cindy, Mary, June, Mary, Linda. Jim brother of Elaine, Marge.Sue, Heidi,

For wisdom and guidance for Mary as she deals with issues on her sister Barb.

EMPLOYMENT (UNEMPLOYED AND UNDER EMPLOYED)

For all those who are in need of employment, and for those who are working more than one job to make ends meet. That they be paid a just wage and that they find ways to make their lives more manageable.

Nick, seeking a new job.

Robert, for a successful job search. (TM)

Patrick, Prayers requested for new employment for him. (JN)

 

GENERAL PRAYERS

That all Americans exercise their right to vote in a honest and trouble free election on November 8

Gail, leaving for Arizona for the winter

Ben, that he will pass final test to become a Green Beret in Army Special Forces.

Jim and Charlie, for their discernment regarding their father’s care .

friend of Ann, needs to find his way in life, and needs a job.

Sierra, (GH) wife of Ben, in Germany with the Army

Brett-deployed to Africa

Brian, and his family to resolve family problems.

 

GLOBAL UNIVERSAL PRAYERS                                                                                         

Pope Francis I and his papal duties and for his safety and prayers for his 2022 intentions for the month of NOVEMBER: For Children who suffer– especially those who are homeless, orphans, and victims of war: may they be gaurenteed access to education and the opportunity to experience family affection.

For all of us to learn what we can do to stop global warming so we can together save our planet and ourselves.

For the School Sisters of Notre Dame. They have ended their 162 years in Elm Grove and now have a new Motherhouse called Trinity Woods at Mount Mary College. Please keep the sisters in your prayers. Our Parishioner Mary Kay Murray is their resource director.

We continue our prayers for the people in Ukraine as they continue to suffer from the ravages of War. That God may bless them with peace, and give the Government of Russia the wisdom to stop this war.

For the parish communities of St. Catherine of Alexandria and St. Joan of Arc, that we be lifted up to God and known to the community around us as a loving and caring family that welcomes with open arms especially as we enter into our Jubilee year of 175 yrs and St. Joan of Arc of 100 years.

 

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen + 

 

 

 

 

The Cluster Parishes of St. Joan of Arc and Saint Catherine of Alexandria Parish,

Nashotah and Mapleton Wisconsin

Prayer Ministry OCTOBER  2022

 

PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING (PRAYERS MOVE MOUNTAINS!!)

Friend of Ann 3 week old granddaughter is now doing much better!

Gail’s daughter and family they made it through Hurricane Ian.

Gail’s friend Marilyn made the drive safely to Florida.

Marge, moved back into her home

Denise in thanksgiving after 3 + months in the hospital she is finally home!!

Joan S.-successful hip surgery

 

COMFORT AND SYMPATHY      PRAY FOR THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF:

Arlene Scaff, age 74 died on September 24, 2022 SJ

Carol Commodore age 78 wife of Jim, died September 9, 2022

Sandra “Sandy” M. Blazek died on September 23, 2022 SJ

Robert Ireland, husband of Donna, passed away September 3, 2022

Ron Schnurr, uncle of Bill Frederick, died September 21, 2022.

Stephanie Pavlons, daughter of Richard and Georgiann Pavlons  

Judy Schulte, died September 26, 2022 age 80. Mother of Debbi Brehm.

Sr. Margaret Narlock- dear friend of our cluster parishes died September, 2022

Sr. Marbeth Glueckstien- friend of Ellen Heitman died September 30, 2022

 

For those who have lost a loved one recently and are grieving and are feeling lonely and sad. That they find comfort in other loved ones and by their faith in God…

 

For those who have died because of an overdose, and for their families. Nationwide, almost a million people have died so far this year because of this horrible epidemic.

 

For all those who have died violently, by weapon, or physical abuse, for all those who have died by the rash of gun violence in our Country, especially in Milwaukee.

         

PRAYERS FOR PHYSICAL HEALING AND HEALTH,  

Dave, husband of Judy, heart issues

Brother in law of Marge has heart problems. Is reseaching what to do next.

Roy, suffered a terrible excavation accident. In hospital

Gary (Gail)  surgery

Parishioner has kidney problems

Fr. Dave having shoulder surgery

Christine  – having colon removed. (PH)

Mick, friend of Ann, had a stroke.

Babe and Tom , Tom in memory care.  Babe is home from hospital, struggling.

June – suffering from back pain

Tony had a stroke.(Karen W)

Ginny , medical health difficulties and for her husband Bob

Jane, friend of TM – needs surgeries soon.

Prayers for Physical healing and health continued…

John, a 78 yr old, with heart problems

Sawyer, asking God’s  help make wiser choices .

Andrew, has CP, asthma and anxiety issues.

Kim, pray that she gets her life together after a brain injury

Kathy (MJM) For healing from the side effects of her surgery.

Jane, who is suffering from kidney failure. (MJM)

Geoffrey, brother in law to Trish M – battleing respitory illnesses,

Jim and Troy, (PH) still deciding  what to do with back pain issues.

Jim,(MKK)  had a lung transplant in September last year and for Heidi his wife.

Catherine, (MKK) recovering from Botulism, 

Jay, (MKK), Terminal multiple myloma .

Bill, liver failure.

Roger Uncle of Cindy – actively dying.

Gerald, uncle of Cindy actively dying,

Alex, Robin, Lucy, Judy, with continued health issues

Jim, has diabetes

Don- hospitalized.

Krissan, ongoing dialysis treatments.

Pat –succesful treatment and  recovery

Glenn-having surgery on his arm

 

CANCER :WE PRAY FOR HEALING AND PEACE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

Deb, recurrent non hodgekins Lymphoma

Mary –  breast cancer.

Terry – has skin cancer

Reeta, Stomach cancer, is in hospice.

Heather, breast cancer on chemo (AL)

Kayla, wife of Sean, undergoing Chemo treatments

Ian, young boy, had brain tumor and it was removed. .

Shawn, an inoperable brain tumor (MJ)

Sheryl, cancer has spread.

Cassie, her cancer has come back

Mary, breast cancer,

Dan, a tumor on his voicebox .

Dick, husband of Marge, has cancer

Gracey, young daughter of Debbie and Karl, cancer for a long time.

Tina, she has throat cancer

LoRayne, doing well with treatments,

CP – for a good result from cancer treatment

CH: he has selected a treatment plan,

Jack, young man has Hodgkins Lymphoma,

Cancer continued, We pray for healing and peace for the following:

MJ, parishioner, dealing with serious cancer issues.

Kim, daughter of Gary with breast cancer.

Phil, has cancerous tumor on the neck, tonsils and thyroid.

Kevin has stage 4 Neuroenoberine cancer

John cancer in his sinuses,

Lindsey’s Mom has cancer

 

GUIDANCE AND WILLINGNESS TO OVERCOME DRUG/ALCOHOL ADDICTION

DEPRESSION, MENTAL ILLNESS

Shawn, drinking and drugs again.

Kevin, dealing with depression.(AL)

Henry, has autism. .

Zach, suffers from depression Jim, Josh, drug and alchohol issues.

Kyle, and Jessica, that they remain sober and continue to make right choices in their lives.

Emma ,(MJM) in recovery from anxiety, depression and other issues.

Kobe, MJM) ongoing severe depression issues

Amy,  Bill. Edie. Pat. suffer from depression, and pray for thier families.

For all those who suffer from stress, anxiety and depression. That they find their way back to a world of joy and happiness.

 

SUPPORT, AND PEACE FOR CAREGIVERS

(The first names of caregivers in need of prayers)

Marilyn, Perkie, Judy, Gary, Marilyn, Kathy, Tracy, Cindy, Mary, June, Mary, Linda. Jim brother of Elaine, Marge.

Sue, has Bi- Polar adult daughter .

For Heidi, (MKK) cargiver for her husband.

Mary as she deals with issues with her sister Barb.

 

EMPLOYMENT (UNEMPLOYED AND UNDER EMPLOYED)

For all those who are in need of employment, and for those who are working more than one job to make ends meet. That they be paid a just wage and that they find ways to make their lives more manageable.

Nick, seeking a new job.

Robert, for a successful job search.

Patrick, Prayers requested for new employment for him.

Tim and Brandon-positive results from interniews

 

GENERAL PRAYERS

Jim and Charlie, for their discernment regarding their father’s care .

friend of Ann, needs to find his way in life, and needs a job.

Ben and Sierra, (GH) who are both Captains in the United States Army.

Sierra will be deployed to Europe soon.

Brett deployed to Africa

Brian, and his family to resolve family problems.

Brigid and Madelaine, Gail’s nieces, that they will make good choices in life.

JH and DS for reconciliation with mother, sister and brothers

 

GLOBAL UNIVERSAL PRAYERS                                                                                         

Pope Francis I and his papal duties and for his safety and prayers for his 2022 intentions for the month of OCTOBER: For a Church open to EVERYONE – For the Church ever faithful to and courageous in preaching the Gospel, may the Church be a community of solidarity, fraternity and welcome always living in an atmosphere of synodality.  

 

For the people of Florida, Pureto Rico and on the East Coast who are recovering from Hurricane Ian. For healing and peace as they work to restore their lives.

 

For all of us to learn what we can do to stop global warming so we can together save our planet and ourselves.

 

For the Benedictine Sisters of Chicago Il. Their mission is common prayer, stewardship, hospitality and mutual respect. They seek to find and honor God present in each person and in all created things.

 

We continue our prayers for the people in Ukraine as they continue to suffer from the ravages of War. That God may bless them with peace, and give the Government of Russia the wisdom to stop this war.

 

For the parish communities of St. Catherine of Alexandria and St. Joan of Arc, that we be lifted up to God and known to the community around us as a loving and caring family that welcomes with open arms especially as we enter into our Jubilee year of 175 yrs and St. Joan of Arc of 100 years.

 

In thanksgiving for the success of our Parish Raffle and for the generosity of the people who bought the tickets. Such a blessing to St. Catherine’s!

 

Finally for the Success of the Love One Another Capital Campaign which has begun in our parish communities and the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen + 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prayer Ministry SEPTEMBER  2022

 

PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING

Rick, fully healed from back surgery

Maryann S, healed health problems

David, Ann’s son, home from Uganda and Kenya in his missionary wor 

COMFORT AND SYMPATHY

Pray for the family and friends of:

David Eugene Marvin, Age 88 father of Andi Merfeld, died August 19, 2022

Don Lippiatt, Age 90, husband of Ann, died August 31, 2022

Kathryn Cecilia Kleinhenz, “KC” Age 64, died August 20, 2022 SJOA

Jeanne Elliott, age 99, died September 1, 2022. SJOA

Robert Ireland, who recently died

Most Reverend Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland age 95, died August 22, 2022

For those who have lost a loved one recently and are grieving and are feeling lonely and sad. That they find comfort in other loved ones and by their faith in God…For those who have died because of an overdose, and for their families. Nationwide, 55,800 people have died so far because of this horrible epidemic.For all those who have died violently, by weapon, or physical abuse, for all those who have died by the rash of gun violence in our Country, especially Milwaukee and  Southeastern Wisconsin    

PHYSICAL HEALING AND HEALTH

Tony had a stroke, needs a miracle. (Karen W)

Ginny Hackbarth, medical health difficulties, pray for her and for her husband Bob

Jane, friend of TM – needs gallbladder surgery and hernia surgery

Marilyn, has back problems and has a long drive by herself to Florida for the winter.

Gary, having eye issues (Cataracts and the start of glaucoma) that the Doctor he chooses provides good care as his last provider has retired.

Barb, in hospice care, for her family

Rick Erdmann, in hospice and is actively dying, and for Lois his wife and family

Robert, in rehab for at least 4 weeks after getting sepsis.

John, a 78 yr old, with heart problems

Sawyer, asking God to help him to make wiser choices for his life.

Andrew, has CP also dealing with asthma and anxiety issues.

Friend of Ann 3 week old granddaughter – serious virus, in hospital with liver problems

Don Wollheim, undergoing hip replacement surgery

Carol Lay-severe back issues

Kim, 34 yr old pray that she gets her life together after a brain injury

Carol Commodore, has entered into hospice care

Jim and Patty Nolan,  for their newborn granddaughter Aria, needs open heart surgery.

Denise Kenealy,  had been in the hospital since Memorial Day with acute Neuropathy in her arms and legs. After intense therapy she is now home. We are asked to continue to storm the heavens with prayers for her.

Kathy (MJM) For healing from the side effects of her surgery.

Jane, who is suffering from kidney failure. (MJM)

Geoffrey, brother in law to Trish M – battling respiratory illnesses, for his health and healing, he is showing improvement!

Jim and Troy, (PH) still deciding  what to do with back pain issues.

Jim,(MKK)  in his mid 50’s, had a lung transplant this past September. He has had so many setbacks along with many readmissions to the hospital. Pray for Heidi, his wife..

Catherine, (MKK) recovering from Botulism a painful disease.

Jay, (MKK), age 72. Diagnosed with multiple myeloma given 3 -6 months to live.  

Bill, struggling with liver failure. He is giving up on additional treatment. That he and his family find peace and know the closeness of God in what time he has left with us.

Roger Menger, Uncle of Cindy B – actively dying… not doing well. Developed a bad infection.

Gerald Cash, uncle of Cindy B actively dying, given up all treatments Not doing well. 

Alex H, Robin H, Lucy G, Judy H, with continued health issues

Jim M, has diabetes

Don- who is at the King VA Hosp for veterans

Pat H, has foot pain

Krissan, ongoing dialysis treatments.

Jim O’Connor, has ALS and also has Lymes disease. Pray for his wife Sue as well.

CANCER

Heather, 41 yr old with breast cancer on chemo (AL)

John Rohr, on a new cancer treatment

Kayla Gleeson, wife of Sean, has an aggressive form of cancer and is having a double mastectomy Tuesday. Prayers for her and her family.

Ian Larue, 8 yr old, had a brain tumor and it was removed.

Shawn, has an inoperable brain tumor (MJ)

Sheryl, cancer has spread to her cervix and possibly her lungs.

Cassie, 27 yr old no longer in remission, her cancer has come back.  (MJ)

Mary, with breast cancer,  (MJM)

Dan, (MKK) Just diagnosed with a tumor on his voice box – will have extensive radiation and chemotherapy.

Rietta H, a parishioner, has stomach cancer.

Dick Craemer, has cancer. In a lot of pain. Husband of Marge.

Gracey Brehm, 6 yr old daughter of Debbie and Karl, still dealing with lots of cancer issues, she is in and out of Mayo Clinic a lot. Prayers for her healing and for peace of mind for them.

Tina, prayers for her as she fights throat cancer– she stopped her chemo treatments.

LoRayne, doing well on Chemo treatments, radiation

CH: he has selected a treatment plan, please keep praying for him.

Chuck, age 86, father in law of Laura, has dementia and lung cancer. UPDATE: Doing better and hopefully will be going home!(Terri S)

Mike, in his 60’s, has bladder cancer, will have bladder removed. For his wife Lucille, who has dementia. (Terri S)

Jack H an 18 yr old parishioner has Hodgkin's Lymphoma, mom and dad are Jeff and Jill. He is doing pretty good right now.

MJ, parishioner, dealing with serious cancer issues. For her and her family.

Kim, a 56 yr old, daughter of Gary diagnosed with breast cancer. Pray for a treatment plan that will be successful.

Ruth, age 62, diagnosed with bone cancer, 01/20/22 given 6 months to live. She is receiving extremely strong Chemo but may help her live longer. Pray that she can get through all the side effects.

Phil, a 65 yr old cancerous tumor of the Neck, tonsils and thyroid. (AL)

Kevin struggling with stage 4 Neuroendocrine cancer in the small intestines, liver and spine. John a 58 yr old cancer in his sinuses, Pray for healing. Very serious –They don’t think he will make it. (AL)

GUIDANCE AND WILLINGNESS TO OVERCOME DRUG/ALCOHOL ADDICTION

DEPRESSION, MENTAL ILLNESS

Shawn, 30 yr old, just out of jail for 2nd OWI, drinking and drugs again. If caught again he will go to prison.

Zach O, in jail, that he can pull himself together and overcome the issues that surround him

Kevin, dealing with depression.

Henry has autism. Prayers that he will do well on medications at home.

Zach M, suffers from depression (PH)

Jim H, Josh C, drug and alcohol issues.

Kyle, 27 yr old, prays that his drug rehabilitation is successful and for Jessica, his wife, who is also involved in drug rehabilitation and pray that their treatments are successful!

Emma G,Kobe, Amy F., Bill S. Edie S. Pat J. Clare D., and all who suffer from depression, anxiety, stress  and for their families. May they find their way back to a world of joy and happiness. 

SUPPORT, AND PEACE FOR CAREGIVERS

(The first names of caregivers in need of prayers)

Marilyn C, Perkie, Judy, Gary, Marilyn, Kathy, Tracy, Cindy, Mary J, June, Mary H, Linda. Jim brother of Elaine G.

Sue, dealing with Bi- Polar adult daughter who stopped taking her meds.

For Heidi, (MKK) who is Jim’s only caregiver. She is completely worn out.

For wisdom and guidance for Mary as she deals with issues with her sister Barb. 

EMPLOYMENT (UNEMPLOYED AND UNDER EMPLOYED)

For all those who are in need of employment, and for those who are working more than one job to make ends meet. That they be paid a just wage and that they find ways to make their lives more manageable.

Nick, Robert, Patrick for a successful job searches. 

GENERAL PRAYERS

53 yr old son of a friend of Ann, needs to find his way in life, and needs a job.

Friend of Ann, needs to make a decision regarding having surgery

David Tennies, nephew of Mary J, traveling to Malaysia in August as a leader in missionary work.

Brett Markut, being deployed to Poland

Ben and Sierra, grandson of Gail, who are both Captains in the United States Army. For their safety. Sierra will be deployed to Europe soon.

Grandson of Marge, he has a BIG decision he needs to make for his life.

Brian, and his family to resolve family problems.

Brigid and Madelaine, both in their early 20’s that they will make good choices in life.

 GLOBAL UNIVERSAL PRAYERS                                                                                                              

Pope Francis I and his papal duties and for his safety and prayers for his 2022 intentions for the month of SEPTEMBER: For abolishing of the death penalty worldwide as it is an attack on the dignity of the human person.

For the people of our country suffering from the ravages of the flooding.  Prayers for them as they work to restore their lives, and prayers for the families of the victims.For all of us to learn what we can do to stop global warming so we can together save our planet and ourselves.

For the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters of Wisconsin, in the process of selling off several of their buildings including the Chapel of the Holy Rosary and other buildings. They are discerning the future, their finances and other issues of their amazing campus. Pray for them – these are incredible sisters who live in the light of St. Dominic. They live in community, prayer, study and ministry, they bear witness to the Gospel, and they preach the Gospel. Bill and Steve know personally many of these sisters, and they have touched their lives deeply.

We continue our prayers for the people in Ukraine as they continue to suffer from the ravages of War. That God may bless them with peace, and give the Government of Russia the wisdom to stop this war.

For the parish communities of St. Catherine of Alexandria and St. Joan of Arc, that we be lifted up to God and known to the community around us as a loving and caring family that welcomes with open arms especially as we enter into our Jubilee year of 175 yrs and St. Joan of Arc of 100 years.

For the success of St. Catherine’s parish raffle. That we are able to meet our goal.

Finally for the Success of the Love One Another Capital Campaign which has begun in our parish cluster and the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen + 

 

 

 

 

 

Prayer Ministry AUGUST 2022

PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING

Brock, 27 yr old grandson of Ann and Don L, graduated from Ranger School!!

Steve, celebrating blessings from God for so many good things

Gail, In thanksgiving for the successful family reunion and that all family members were able to return home safely. A wonderful event!

Grandson Nick (Gail) doing well in his new job! Almost done with training!

Gary, healing well after his hip surgery, no complications!

Barbara has returned home after dealing with a family crisis.

Elaine G, home from the hospital, doing MUCH better! 

COMFORT AND SYMPATHY

Pray for the family and friends of:

Kate Sherman, age 38 sister of Joe Czarnecki died suddenly July 24, 2022.

Juan Bamba, Father of Chance, a new parishioner, who died May 29, 22. His funeral will be at St. Catherine’s on August 5th.

Betty Mayer, 88 died July 4, 2022. Funeral is August 4th at St. Catherine’s

Marian Judkins, age 90, passed away July 31, 2022. Her husband is Phil, Her funeral will be Saturday August 6, 2022 11 AM at St. Catherine’s

James “Jay” Maynor, father of Dwight Maynor, age 49 died July 2, 2022. SJ

Raymond J. Heim, age 94, husband of Betty died July 8, 2022. SJ

Roy Adkins, Age 93, passed away July 28, 2022. SJ

Samie Lopez’s family-in profound grief at the sudden and tragic loss of their precious 6 yr. old

Stephan Koetters,who died 8-1-22 and praeyrs for his wife Patricia.

For those who have lost a loved one recently and are grieving and are feeling lonely and sad. That they find comfort in other loved ones and by their faith in God… 

For all those who have died violently, by weapon, or physical abuse, for all those who have died by the rash of gun violence in our Country, especially in Milwaukee,           

PHYSICAL HEALING AND HEALTH (NEW PRAYERS) 

Sawyer, asking God to help him to make wiser choices for his life.

Andrew, has CP also dealing with asthma and anxiety issues.

Stacy Esser, dealing with cancer

Baby Henry, who had a stroke while awaititng a heart transplant

Marilyn, having back and leg pain.

Friend of Ann 3 week old granddaughter – serious virus, in hospital with liver problems

Kim, 34 yr old pray that she gets her life together after a brain injury

Carol Commodore, not doing well. Difficulty breathing. Needs prayers.

Jim and Patty Nolan, parishioners of SJ, for their newborn 6 week old granddaughter, needs open heart surgery.

Denise Kenealy, parishioner of St. Joan of Arc, has been in the hospital since Memorial Day with acute Neuropathy in her arms and legs. She is doing intense therapy. Her husband Mike asked us to storm the heavens with prayers for her.

Kathy (MJM) For healing from the side effects of her surgery.

Jane, who is suffering from kidney failure. (MJM)

Don, has prostate cancer, undergoing chemo and radiation. (PH)

Geoffrey, brother in law to Trish M – battleing respitory illnesses, for his health and healing.

Deacon Larry N, not doing well will be having surgery. Keep him and Pam in prayer.

Don L, 90 yr old, multiple health problems pray for physical strength.

Rick , (PH) recovering slowly from back pain.

Jim and Troy, (PH) still deciding  what to do with back pain issues.

Jim,(MKK)  in his mid 50’s, had a lung transplant this past September. He has had so many setbacks along with many re admissions to the hospital. Pray for Heidi his wife. She is exhausted.

Catherine, (MKK) recovering from Botulism, she is improving but it is very slow. She is in constant pain, since her nerve endings were destroyed, has to grow to reconnect. A horrible disease.

Jay, (MKK), age 72. Diagnosed with multiple myloma given 3 -6 months to live. Prayers for peace in his passing. He is terminal.

Bill, struggling with liver failure. He is giving up on additional treatment. That he and his family find peace and know the closeness of God in what time he has left with us.

Roger Menger, Uncle of Cindy B – actively dying… not doing well. Developed a bad infectioln.

Gerald Cash, uncle of Cindy B actively dying, given up all treatments Not doing well.  

Alex H, Josh K, Robin H, Lucy G, Rachel L, Judy H, Maryann S with continued health issues

Jim M, has diabetes

Don- who is at the King VA Hosp for veterans – he will never leave there, pray for him to find a measure of peace.

Krissan, ongoing dialysis treatments.

Jim O’Connor, has ALS and also has Lymes disease. Pray for his wife Sue as well.

R & D W –both have major health concerns

CANCER

Heather, 41 yr old with breast cancer on chemo (AL)

Kayla Gleeson, wife of Sean, has an aggressive form of cancer and is having a double mastectomy Tuesday. Prayers for her and her family.

KC Kleinhenz, diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer 

Ian Larue, 8 yr old, had a brain tumor and it was removed. But he still has a LONG road a head of him. His mom and dad are Robbie and Janell, and his grandparents are Don and Diane Silkey.

Shawn, has an inoperable brain tumor (MJ)

Sheryl, cancer has spread to her cervix and possibly her lungs.(MJ)

Cassie, 27 yr old no longer in remission, her cancer has come back. (MJ)

Mary, with breast cancer, for a good recovery for her. (MJM)

Dan, (MKK) Just diagnosed with a tumor on his voicebox – will have extensive radiation and chemo therapy.

Rietta H, a parishioner, has stomach cancer.

Jane, a friend of TM – had an abnormal mammogram. Prayers for her concerns.

Dick Craemer, has cancer. In a lot of pain. Husband of Marge.

Gracey Brehm, 6 yr old daughter of Debbie and Karl, still dealing with lots of cancer issues, she is in and out of Mayo Clinic a lot. Prayers for her healing and for peace of mind for them.

Tina, prayers for her as she fights throat cancer– she stopped her chemo treatments.

LoRayne, rectal cancer, having Chemo and radiation.

CH: prayers asked that she makes the right choice for cancer treatments.

Chuck, age 86, father in law of Laura, has dimensia and lung cancer. UPDATE: Doing better and hopefully will be going home!(Terri S)

Mike, in his 60’s, has bladder cancer, will have bladder removed. For his wife Lucille, who has dimensia. (Terri S)

Jack H an 18 yr old parishioner has Hogekins Lymphoma, mom and dad are Jeff and Jill. He is doing pretty good right now.

MJ, parishioner, dealing with serious cancer issues. For her and her family.

Kim, a 56 yr old, daughter of Gary diagnosed with breast cancer. Pray for a treatment plan that will be successful.

Ruth, age 62, diagnosed with bone cancer, 01/20/22 given 6 months to live. She is receiving extremely strong Chemo but may help her live longer. Pray that she can get through all the side effects.

Phil, a 65 yr old cancerous tumor of the Neck, tonsils and thyroid. (AL)

Kevin struggling with stage 4 Neuroenoberine cancer in the small intestines, liver and spine. John a 58 yr old cancer in his sinuses, Pray for healing. Very serious –They don’t think he will make it. (AL) 

GUIDANCE AND WILLINGNESS TO OVERCOME DRUG/ALCOHOL ADDICTION

DEPRESSION, MENTAL ILLNESS

Kevin, dealing with depression.

Henry, has autism. Prayers that he will do well on medications at home.

Zach M, suffers from depression (PH)

Josh M, suffers from depression (PH)

Jim H, Josh C, drug and alchohol issues.

Kyle, 27 yr old prayer that his drug rehabilitation is successful and for Jessica, Kyles wife, who is also involved in drug rehabilitation and pray that their treatments are successful!

Emma G , 23 yr old–(MJM) still needs prayers for recovery from anxiety, depression and other issues – such a difficult journey for her.

Kobe, 19 yr old(MJM) ongoing depression issues – was in the Milwaukee Psych hospital but home now still suffering from severe depression.  

Amy F., Bill S. Edie S. Pat J. who suffer from depression and for thier families.

For all those who suffer from stress, anxiety and depression. That they find their way back to a world of joy and happiness.

Connor E – nephew of Bill suffering from anxiety and depression.                                                      

 SUPPORT, AND PEACE FOR CAREGIVERS

(The first names of caregivers in need of prayers)

Marilyn C, Perkie, Ann L, Judy, Gary, Marilyn, Kathy, Tracy, Cindy, Mary J, June, Mary H, Linda. Jim brother of Elaine G.

For Heidi, (MKK) who is Jim’s only caregiver. She is completely worn out. They live near Waupaca and all treatments are at UW Hospital Madison.

 EMPLOYMENT (UNEMPLOYED AND UNDER EMPLOYED)

Robert, for a successful job search. (TM)

Patrick, in his 60’s, the firm he worked for downsized and he was let go. Prayers requested for new employment for him. (JN)

Will Cruz, for employment in his field 

GENERAL PRAYERS

53 yr old son of a friend of Ann, needs to find his way in life, and needs a job.

Friend of Ann, needs to make a decision regarding having surgery

David Tennies, nephew of Mary J, traveling to Malaysia in August as a leader in missionary work.

Ben and Sierra, grandson of Gail, who are both Captains in the United States Army. For their safety. Sierra will be deployed to Europe soon.

Brett Markut, who is being deployed to Poland

Stephen, who may need shoulder surgery (GH)

Barbara dealing with a family crisis (GH)

Brian, and his family to resolve family problems. Brigid and Madelaine, both in their early 20’s, Gail’s nieces, that they will make good choices in life.

GLOBAL UNIVERSAL PRAYERS                                                                                                              

Pope Francis I and his papal duties and for his safety and prayers for his 2022 intentions for the month of AUGUST: For those with Small and Medium Businesses, in the midst of economic and social crisis, may they find ways to continue operating and serving their communities.

For the people of Kentucky, suffering from the ravages of the flooding going on there. 35 people have died because of it. Prayers for them as they work to restore their lives, and prayers for the families of the victims.

For all of us to learn what we can do to stop global warming so we can together save our planet and ourselves.

Pray for David and for WE international mission, for a safe and successful trip to Ughanda, and Kenya.

For the mission of the Felician Sisters of North America, especially the Convent in Chicago, where our friends Sisters Ellen Pollack,  Margaret, and  Bea Knipple reside,.

We continue our prayers for the people in Ukraine as they continue to suffer from the ravages of war. 

For the parish communities of St. Catherine of Alexandria and St. Joan of Arc, that we be lifted up to God and known to the community around us as a loving and caring family that welcomes with open arms especially as we enter into our Jubilee year of 175 yrs and St. Joan of Arc of 100 years.

Finally for the Success of the Love One Another Capital Campaign which will begin soon in our parish communities and the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen + 

 

 

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The Cluster Parishes of St. Joan of Arc and Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Prayer Ministry 

PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING

  • In grateful thanksgiving for Fr. Chuck Bierwaltes, for the blessing he has been to all of us for so many years, as he makes his transition to St. Clements Mission Community in Ligouri Missouri. May his days be filled with happy memories of St. Joan of Arc and St. Catherine of Alexandria parishes. May he know good health and peace.
  • In grateful thanksgiving for the safety and success of the WI international trip to Base Camp in Mount Everest.

 

COMFORT AND SYMPATHY

Pray for the family and friends of:

  • Lois Bertrand, age 51 passed away December, 2021 Mother of Nate, Wyatt, Camille, Owen.
  • Greg Reamer, Age 53, nephew of Jean Boray, died of covid Christmas Eve, 2021
  • Ramona Zellner, Age 72  passed away December 14, 2021.
  • Liz – a friend of Mary and Terry Leaman, died Christmas Eve has been battling colon cancer.
  • Ted and Julie and all families who are spending the first holidays withour their loved ones.
  • Frank Jacubczak, age 84 passed away January 3, 2022  Father of Paul (Nina ) and grandfather of Nick
  • John Straka, passed away January 6, 2022 father of Patrick (Erika) and grandfather of Grant, Sean, Jane, Anne, and Kane 
  • For all those who have died violently, by weapon, or physical abuse, for all those who have died by the recent rash of gun violence in our Country. Including the 16 year old shot and killed in Milwaukee just working at her job.

                                                            

PHYSICAL HEALING AND HEALTH

  • Dorothy – went to visit her son and fell fractured her shoulder. In a lot of pain.
  • Margaret, suffered a severe fall, wearing a heavy neck brace.
  • Kim Marie-awaiting a liver transplant
  • Felix B- suffering from CoVid along with his parents, and priests of his parish
  • Barb – a bad fall, broke 11 ribs – healing slowly and is suffering from intense depression and anxiety.
  • Amy and her family – niece of Gail H . They are having a rough time with their son, Henry,  who has autism.
  • A parishioner of SC – her son is going through a lot and needs prayers.
  • Bill, struggling with liver failure. He is giving up on additional treatment. That he and his family find peace and know the closeness of God in what time he has left with us.
  • Jim and Rick, with back issues
  • Baby Henry-hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome -had one heart surgery and anticipating at least one more
  • Randy, facing two surgeries one in April and the second at the end of this year.
  • MaryAnn, has pneumonia
  • Laura and Nappy – recovering from surgeries
  • Gail, the sister in law of Terry Leaman, has alzheimers and struggling with the recent loss of her husband.
  • Makenna a 4 yr old, has covid, granddaughter of Mary and Terry Leaman – their son Chris has fever and cold symptoms
  • Kathy  prayers for relief of pain after her surgery, the surgery did not help as much as she thought – she is deciding if she wants more surgery.
  • Ron Sr. son in laws father, asking for prayers for relief of pain. Can’t walk
  • Kathy Leemon, has been sick for some time. Needs prayers 
  • Mary Jo W.: has been hospitalized out of state for 3 weeks – needs prayers
  • Roger M. Gerald C.Uncles of Cindy B – both actively dying…
  • Jim – who is in kidney failure. Unclear what the next steps will be for him. For wisdom and guidance.
  • Jake, 20 yr old–  has now gone to Mayo clinic again last week and they told him they can do nothing more for him. The tumor is inoperable. (We have been praying for him for a long time – please keep the prayers going. This is hard on him, and the family.)
  • Fan L.  20 yr old diagnosed with Guillian Barre Syndrome – a rare autoimmune disorder.
  • Andy H., age 34 has a malignant brain tumor
  • Don, with multiple medical problems. Having a vascular procedure January 21st.
  • Gail has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s
  • Kathleen- for health and healing from Lupus.
  • Alex H, Josh K, Robin H, Lucy G, Jenny, Rachel L and Judy H
  • Catherine, continued prayers for healing.
  • Don- who is at the King VA Hosp for veterans – he will never leave there, pray for him to find a measure of peace.
  • Rita and John K. continued healing from multiple medical issues.
  • Krissan, ongoing dialysis treatments. 

                       

GUIDANCE AND WILLINGNESS TO OVERCOME DRUG/ALCOHOL ADDICTION, DEPRESSION, MENTAL ILLNESS

  •  Kyle, 27 yr old prayer that his drug rehabilitation is successful
  •  Emma G – (MJM) needs prayers for recovery from anxiety, depression and other issues
  •  Kobe - (MJM) was attacked when delivering food, he was stabbed with a knife 7 times in face and lungs, spleen. Suffering from PTSD and ongoing depression and anxiety issues.
  • An anonymous young parishioner who has been admitted to Rodgers for depression and recovery – he is in an extended stay program.  
  • Amy F., Bill S., Edie S., Pat J. who suffer from depression and for thie families.                                                          

 

SUPPORT AND PEACE FOR CAREGIVERS

(The first names of caregivers in need of prayers)

Marilyn C, Perkie, Ann, Judy, Gary, Marilyn, Kathy, Tracy, Cindy, Mary J, June, Mary H.

 

EMPLOYMENT (UNEMPLOYED AND UNDER EMPLOYED)

For Will C.  and all those who are in need of employment, and for those who are working more than one job to make ends meet.

 

CANCER

  • Timmy – still going through Chemo treatments.
  • Tina,  has throat cancer
  • Cheryl, age 58,  suffering badly – cancer throughout her body, surgeries, infections.
  • David H., who has cancer
  • Phil, a 65 yr old cancerous tumor of the Neck, tonsils and thyroid.
  • Chuck, 65 yr old has bone marrow cancer. Continues with extensive chemo treatments. Not cureable but treatable.
  • Kevin struggling with stage 4 Neuroenoberine cancer in the small intestines, liver and spine.or John a 58 yr old cancer in his sinuses, will have an 8 hour surgery and then radiation
  • Jessica M., has cancer

 

GENERAL PRAYERS

  • The people of Boulder Colorado who have lost homes during the Marshall fire. For their safety, and for those grieving the loss of their homes and belongings.
  • Cheryl who is facing a divorce. Prayers for peace and understanding.
  • Mark, in Sudan helping through the United Nations to assist people from Military takeovers. For his safety
  • Brian, and his family to resolve family problems.

  

GLOBAL UNIVERSAL PRAYERS                                                                                                              

  • Pope Francis I and his papal duties and for his safety and prayers for his 2022 intentions for the month of JANUARY: For true human fraternity: For all those suffering from religious discriminization and persecution; may their own rights and dignity be recognized, which originate from being brothers and sisters in the human family.
  • The Felician Sisters intentions including S. Ellen Pollack and Sr. Bea Knipple and those who served at Villa St. Joseph in Oconomowoc, WI
  • For all of us in this New Year of 2022, that it may a blessing and that we may see an end to Covid.
  • We continue to pray for those who have abused and taken advantage of others. That they learn to recognize the symptoms of their deep sickness and find the help they so desperately need.
  • For those who suffer from addiction. That God give them the strength they need to overcome these addictions so that they can live life to its fullest.
  • We continue to pray for those who fall into the hands of human sex trafficking. That God protect the young girls and boys who are victims of these horrific crimes, and give strength and wisdom to the police and investigators to eradicate our world of this evil.
  • For PEACE and unity for people of every color who have been hurt by the SIN of racism. That we may one day come to the conclusion that indeed, we are ALL the created in the image of God.
  • For Police officers, First Responders, Firefighters, Doctor’s, nurses, healthcare workers, for their safety, and for their emotional care from all the grief and sorrow they witness each day and for the anxiety they face ith our overcrowded health care facilities and hospitals. In thanksgiving for their work and care for us.
  • For the President of the United States and for all who lead in Government.
  • That God bless them and give them wisdom to lead the people in peace.
  • For peace in our world, in our Country, our State, our cities and villages, that God will turn hearts from hatred and violence, war and terrorism to peace and understanding, and learn to love, as God loves us.
  • For the poor and the hungry and those who are homeless in this world and in our own community.
  • For respect for ALL life from conception to natural death, for a greater awareness of protecting and defending all of God’s people – for an end to judging one another, for an end to the sword of gossip, and for a greater fervor for care and concern for our brothers and sisters in Christ.
  • For the men and women who serve in the armed forces.
  • For safety for all travelers and the visually impaired.
  • For all the prayers written in the book of intentions for St. Catherine’s and at St. Joan’s  and for everyone all over the world in need of prayer.

 

Hear these prayers we ask today and grant them all through your most holy will. Amen +