Prayer Chain



June 2018

”Count on those things which are faithful: the rising sun, a mother’s love, the heart of God.

Thank you for your daily prayers for all those in need.  We know the power of prayer!

“Elayne, with liver & pancreatic cancer passed away. Prayers are needed for her family who are struggling with their grief”.

Petitions in Bold are new

Prayers for the griving family and friends of  Nora, who had just begun treatment for liver and pancreatic cancer and has passed away
Prayers needed for Peter Andrew's emotional, physical, spiritual and psychological healing
Prayers needed for improved health for J. Paul Milleson
Prayers needed for Doug who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and is awaiting surgery
Prayers for Dale Mueller who has been hospitalized due to brain damage
Prayers needed for Joann Kersten who is in the hospital in Madison
Prayers needed for a parishioner who has been hospitalized for her heart condition
Please pray for Angie who recently went on kidney dialysis and her husband Randy, her caretaker

Prayers needed for Nora, who with a prayerful and positive attitude, has just begun treatment for liver and pancreatic cancer

Prayers for the cousin of a parishioner, to have his three children baptized

Prayers for our parish and all involved with the circumstances of Fr. Bill.

Prayers for a successful recovery from surgery for Eileen Spitzer who fractured her shoulder in a fall

Pray for children in Child Protective Services as they heal from emotional, physical abuse and neglect

Prayers for St. Joseph parishioners in assisted living and nursing homes

Prayers for those who have lost or are losing their jobs because of plant closings or downsizing

Prayers for all those grieving the loss of a loved one

Prayers for all petitions added during this month


Prayers for DJ for successful future neck surgery and for a good and speedy recovery

Prayers for Cindy who injured her arm in a fall and if surgery is needed, prayers for successful surgery and recovery

Prayers needed for Makena Eighmy diagnosed with leukemia, for a successful stem cell transplantation and for her family


That God will give a 16 yr. old boy the strength to be assertive to express which parent is best for him to live with at this point of his life

Prayers for a parishioner's Aunt scheduled for surgery that it is successful and the rehab goes well

Prayers needed for Bob who has MS

Prayers needed for J.D. that treatment for his serious health condition will be successful

Prayers needed for Tony who has leukemia and is in the hospital in Madison

Prayers for Ann Frey, successful recovery from recent surgery

For Don, dealing with severe arthritis & other health concerns, that he will realize his limitations and allow help for his situation

Recovery from a heart attack for Jim & strength for whatever life changes might be in the future for he & his wife who has MS.  Jim is her caregiver

That a young woman will have success in finding a new job


Prayers for Linda Maaz Shaller, successful recovery from surgery

Prayers for Elizabeth Olson Figmomb who will deliver her baby at 30 weeks and needs prayers

Prayers needed for a parishioner's friend diagnosed with liver, bone and lung cancer & outlook not good

Prayers for Jack who has had multiple surgeries and medical problems that he has better health

Prayers needed for a parishioner just diagnosed with breast cancer as she starts treatment

Prayers are needed for workers at a Madison company who are worried they will be let go since another company has recently purchased the company


Please pray for great test results for Rhonda who is had a PET scan to check if the chemo is shrinking her tumors

Please pray for Tina, a young friend of a parishioner just diagnosed with cancer

For Joy Witkins sister, Dixie, who is suffering from ALS and has difficulty with her daily routines

Prayers for 5 yr. old Bryant being treated for an inherited itchy skin disease and now also for a younger sister who has the same problem

Prayers needed for Harvey Pohlie who has cancer, for successful treatment

Prayers for strength needed for Jim R. who is in the last stages of cancer and for his family

Prayers needed for Jennifer Wiegand who has broken her left ankle

For Catherine Gehred Griffin, recovering well from her cancer surgery, continued prayers for her as she continues with chemotherapy and family caring for her and her children

For Bobbie, who is having genetic testing to find out her chances of pancreatic cancer.  Her dad and 2 uncles passed away from this terrible disease, and her oldest sister, passed away Jan. 2, 2018 from this same disease.  Prayers for a successful outcome


Prayers for Mae Stellmacher, a grandmother, who is very sick and needs prayers

For Laura, a nurse, suffering from severe knee problems, had to give up her job, has a positive attitude but needs prayers for recovery

For a parishioner’s mother, Ruth, who has multiple health problems

Prayers needed for Margaret, successful recovery from surgery

Prayers needed for a family of five children who lost their mother due to cancer, their father has mental problems and their grandma, Julia, is helping the best she can

Prayers needed for Marlene who was in a serious car accident and is in critical condition

Successful surgery & recovery for a parishioner's friend involved in a serious accident & strength for his family during this difficult time


Prayers needed for Mary Carlin who has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer

Prayers for Bob who is having brain surgery for a serious tremor, that it is successful

Please pray for a young man who is going through surgery for an aneurysm and heart problems

Prayers needed for Justine, successful surgery and recovery from serious health problems.

Prayers needed for Pat F. - successful treatment for Parkinson’s disease


Continued prayers for Jill suffering with severe multiple scleroses and for her husband, Mark who is caring for her and also has health problems and for a more helpful living arrangement

Prayers for Mary Schlesner, that she continue to improve her ability to walk

Prayers for Karen to increase her strength to walk after her recent knee surgery

Pray for healing & peace of mind for Bill & family as he is treated for 3 (90%) blockages of arteries.

Prayers for Tony who has Parkinson's disease, successful surgery & recovery.

Prayers for three separate special intentions from parishioners

Prayers for improved health for Linda, who is in the hospital with congestive heart failure

For Judy Ostler; recovery for injuries in an auto accident & recovery of the sight in her injured eye

Prayers for Ron, successful recovery from serious surgery, and strength for his wife Sandy

Prayers for Mrs. K, correct diagnosis & speedy recovery

Prayers for Laverne Ketcherside for help to maintain her strength and faith as she helps and supports her husband Mike since his surgery and as a cancer survivor herself


Prayers needed for Jerry who deserted his faith, children and grand children after the death of his wife that he returns to faith and family

Prayers for a parishioner's son with a serious drug addiction & for the family & loved ones involved

Prayers are much needed for a parishioner's nephew, Terry from Texas, who has a cancerous brain tumor and will have surgery followed by radiation and chemotherapy.  Prayers also for his family

Prayers for strength for the parents and grandparents of Baby Charlotte who will be born with Spina Bifida and for God's will

Prayers needed for Matthew C who was recently diagnosed with osteosarcoma.  His treatment will include both chemo and surgery

Prayers for the successful treatment of a parishioner recently diagnosed with cancer

Prayers for Debbie Pierce, diagnosed with stage 4 liver cancer and for successful treatment

Continued prayers for MaryLou's daughter, healing from emergency surgery, for a successful recovery


Prayers needed for MaryAnn for continued courage for dealing with a terminal illness along with other challenges in life to continue with heartfelt service for others


Prayers needed for a parishioner whose metastatic cancer has returned

Prayers for a parishioner’s daughter, Teri, who has several health issues and is in severe pain, that her doctors find some answers for her

Prayers needed for a parishioner's family member with a serious liver problem

Prayers for strength for an elderly person who lost a lot of money in a scam and is now struggling to pay rent, her bills and for her family to be more understanding and forgiving

Prayers for successful surgery and recovery for Duane who will be having surgery to repair damage done June 19th to his inner ear

Prayers are needed for successful surgery and recovery for Bob having unknown bleeding in the colon. 


Prayers for Gerry suffering from a debilitating condition and needs help in her home

Prayers for Chris suffering with mental illness and coping with his wife and her many medical problems

Prayers needed for John, who had a stroke

Prayers for Bev successful recovery from back surgery

Prayers needed for Amy Fahey for successful recovery from open-heart surgery


Prayers for Karen- recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

For Mona, the grandmother of a friend of a parishioner who is having health issues and to determine what is or isn't feasible to prolong her life

For strength for Kelly, with stage 2 breast cancer, having treatment and for her worried young son  

Prayers needed for a parishioner's friend diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, shingles; & for her family Prayers for Louise Keating in assisted living, has Lou Gehrig's disease and for recovery from hip surgery

Prayers needed for Trish; successful recovery from hip surgery


For updates on petitions, or new requests:  phone:  Judy Mueller  563-6867  email:                                                                                                          

Please let me know if any petitions that were removed need to be put back on. Petitions not terminal or cancer are removed

after six months and all petitions are removed after one year. If you would like them on longer, give me a call, or email and I will give them a current date.  


Lord, hold our troops in your loving hands. Protect them as they protect us.   Bless them and their families for the selfless acts they perform for us in our time of need. Amen.