Parish Prayer Chain

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September 2017

”Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.

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

“Prayers for the grieving family and friends of Barbara Miller.”    

“Prayers for the grieving family and friends of Elizabeth Fixmer.”

Petitions in Bold are new

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 needed for Debbie Pierce who has just ben diagnosed with stage 4 liver cancer and for successful treatment
Please pray for MaryLou's daughter who had to have emergency surgery last night...that she will be ok and will have a successful recovery
Prayers for a new replacement as parish secretary to come forth and for a good and smooth transition for both Karla and
the new secretary
Prayers needed for Emma, 14, who will undergo surgery to remove and replace a shunt
Prayers for Louie Ehmcke; successful recovery from a second surgery on his hip also an infection 

For Joan W. who had a car accident, is suffering from depression and refuses necessary care

Prayers are much needed for a parishioner's nephew, Terry from Texas, who has been taken to the hospital with a brain tumor. They are waiting to hear if it is cancerous. Prayers also for his family

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 for Betty Schmaling for a successful and speedy recovery from a broken knee without requiring surgery

Please pray for better health for Mike Ketcherside, Laverne Fiske's brother, and for the success of his upcoming operation.

Prayers for children in Child Protective Services as they heal from emotional and 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 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 Bob having unknown bleeding in the colon.  He has had some surgery and more is scheduled.  Prayers needed for successful surgery and recovery

Prayers needed for June Ward who suffered a stroke and it's going to be long recovery for her. It was a fairly mild stroke, her second, but it has left her quite week with no control of her left leg


Prayers for better health for Sean and strength to make positive choices

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

Prayers for Karen continuing to suffer trigeminal neuralgia and is in need of knee surgery

Prayers for Chris suffering with mental illness

Prayers needed for John, who had a stroke

Prayers for the recovery of Joyce, age 88, suffering from shingles."

Prayers for Gary R. - successful results from treatment for a serious infection

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

Prayers for a parishioner’s two family friends with a drinking problem

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, just diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer & starting treatment next week and for her worried young son that he feel loved and supported  

For a parishioner's friend diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, and now shingles; payers for her & her family to deal with these newest health issues

Prayers for Louise Keating who is in assisted living, diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease and for recovery from a fall resulting in hip surgery

Prayers for a parishioner's daughter in her in her employment search in finding employment

Prayers needed for Trish; successful recovery from hip surgery


Prayers for Maria who has Parkinsons & her family is negligent in properly taking care of her meds

Prayers for Charlie Bardanwerper recovering from a stroke and for his family

Prayers for the baby of a parishioner’s Granddaughter who had an emergency cesarean and the baby is premature

Prayers for Craig, that his application process to begin studies to become a deacon in the Madison Diocese will be successful

For a young teenager facing yet another serious health issue; may she accept the treatment suggested and be restored to good health

Prayers needed for a quick and peaceful resolution to a parishioner's problem

Prayers for successful recovery from hip surgery for Stephanie Godfrey

Prayers needed for Norma, continued recovery from serious cancer surgery

Prayers needed for Deanna Shimpach who does the accounting here at St. Joseph's and has gone through a couple of surgeries on her leg

Prayers for Terry who is in the hospital with life threatening health problems to get better and for help to ease her pain and fear
Continued prayers for Walt Herrmann who is in a rehab nursing home

For a young woman seeking a new job. God wiling, it will be successful     

For grandchildren’s teacher; recovery from surgery & serious illness    

Prayers needed for Don; good test results and improved health

Prayers needed for Dave, a young man, with an ankle wound and serious medical problems.  Also, for his family seeking appropriate housing as he will need ongoing care and also for his wife as caregiver


Prayers for Steve Stephenson recovering from a stroke

Prayers needed for Karen Seifert who has cancer and is on hospice in Richland Center​

Prayer for Jeanne, sweet daughter of a parishioner's friend, just diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

Prayers needed for continued healing for Judy Maas


Prayers are needed for 3 yr. Lucas who has been running high fevers; that Doctors can make him well

Prayers for Robert Murley; recovery from surgery, several falls and for his wife Joan, his caregiver

Prayers for a successful recovery for Terry who had open-heart surgery and an aneurism removed

Prayers are needed for a parishioner's grandson, Caleb (13months) who is in the pediatric intensive care unit in Salt Lake City and prayers for his family 

Continued prayers for Mary Schlesner’s recovery from surgery appreciated


Please pray for the parents of Tim Voss. His Mom has a heart surgery emergency & his Dad's Parkinson is getting worse.

Prayers for healing for Linda Behling with various medical problems with infection, breathing problems, so she can become strong, and walk without hindrances

Prayers are needed for a young, hardworking man whose work hours are being reduced and he's afraid of how the financial stress will affect him and his family

The baby who had major heart surgery is progressing well. Please keep prayers that the baby can come home soon and strength for his parents

Prayers for a young man who ran away from home because of difficulty with his family, that he is in a safe place until he is able to resolve those issues and find peace in his life

Prayers for Linda Maasz-Schaller; successful recovery from surgery

Prayers requested for Hans for a speedy and healthy recovery from open-heart surgery

Prayers needed for a high school student in critical condition

Prayers needed for a parishioner's friend's daughter Carmen who fell and suffered a traumatic brain injury and had to have a portion of her skull removed to relieve pressure

1/17     The man diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia and had an intense treatment regimen at Froedert is now 100 days post transplant and his new bone marrow is starting to flourish

Prayers requested for a parishioner's Sister-in-Law, Joan, who is steadily declining due to increased congestive heart failure and resulting problems from this.  Also prayers needed for the family

Prayers needed for the successful recovery of 3 yr. old Luke who had brain surgery

12/16     Prayers for Larry Starkweather whose cancer has returned

Prayers for a girl who lost her mother to cancer and her father who committed suicide 

​For a boy who lost hi​s mother in a hit and run accident

Prayers needed for Joy Witkins' sister who has been diagnosed with ALS.

Prayers needed for a 14 year old boy with suicidal thoughts​

For a parishioner's family friend, Ron K. who is having open heart surgery

Greg Gehred needs prayers for recovery from serious back problems and neuropathy of legs and feet

Prayers needed for Ellie Hahnl - her feet are not working correctly, and her eyes sight is failing

Prayers for a parishioner's friend Richard, from Nevada, just diagnosed with leukemia

Continued prayers for Jill suffering with severe multiple scleroses and for her husband who is caring for her and also has health problems

11/16   For Tom & family, strength to endure the diagnosis of cancer and accept God’s will

Prayers for Ron Lima; recovery from cancer

Prayers for Jane Folk; continued recovery from cancer and successful treatment

For a full recovery for Cheryl, a young wife and mother who just had a brain tumor removed

Please pray for Bob who is suffering from kidney failure. 

Prayers needed for a young man fighting terminal cancer

Prayers needed for Mary who has breast cancer, which is now spreading

Continued for prayers for Cheri, battling a serious illness, that she may have a complete recovery.

Continued prayers for successful recovery for Jon Patzer who had a liver transplant last fall

9/16      Prayers for Kathy Langhoff diagnosed with cancer

8/16      Prayers needed for a man who had intense treatment for acute myeloid leukemia and when strong enough needs a stem cell transplant also prayers needed for the donor sibling

Prayers are needed for successful surgery for a parishioner’s friend, for a tumor in the skull lining

Prayers needed for 13 yr. old Michael who has had spinal surgery for severe scoliosis


For updates on any of these petitions, or for new requests:  phone:  Judy Mueller  563-6867  


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.







For updates or new requests, contact:

Judy Mueller       (920) 563-6867     jmaepray2013@    

Petitions not terminal or cancer are removed after six months.

All other petitions are removed after one year.

If you would like a petition kept on the prayer chain longer, call or email.