Prayer Chain


April 2019

”The most beautiful sunsets are made by cloudy skies.

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 the following and for the repose of their souls

Buzz Janes,   Mary Fischer,   Joanne Smith's younger brother Tony Hillebrand,  

Parishioner’s brother who was battling leukemia,   Betty Meier,  

 William Flores who was in the end stages of Lukemia,

J Paul Milleson and Walt Herrmann


Petitions in Bold are new

Prayers needed for Renee, recently paralyzed. Please pray for her recovery, and comfort for her husband and sons
Prayers needed for Lamont Bolden who has heart problems and other health issues
Prayers for Betty Marx who lost her knee cap damaged in a car accident, has other health issues and needs help in dealing with pain
For Fr. Dave Timmerman who had open-heart (quadruple bypass) surgery, is resting in Intensive Care at St. Mary Hospital in Madison.  They are optimistic, but visitation is limited at this time to family  

Prayers needed for Bob to find a doctor who can solve his severe health problems

Prayers needed for Erica Borowski, mother of two children under 5 yrs.  She has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer which has claimed four other women in her family                           
Continued prayers for Mary Ann Steppke who is now in rehab

Prayers for Makena Eighmy; recovery from recurrence of leukemia and prayers for her family

Prayers needed for a parishioner’s friend Judy S. who has thyroid cancer and is in the end stages

Prayers needed for Matt, just diagnosed with ALL (Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia) and for his family

Prayers for DJ for successful recovery from neck surgery

Prayers needed for Gloria M. who is receiving hospice.

Prayers needed for John Reinders who had a massive stroke

Prayers for those who have health problems or emotional problems causing distress

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 including all petitions which will be added during this month


Prayers for Patricia S; recovery and possible treatment for hip pain, schizophrenia, deep depression and also prayers needed for both her sister Kathryn and brother Peter, recovery from recent back surgery

Prayers are needed for George who suffers from Parkinson's and has now been diagnosed with stage 3 malignant myeloma and also for Donna, his wife, who is trying to help him through this difficult time.

Prayers for Dick Wanie who suffered a broken leg recently; successful healing & recovery

Prayers for Jim Schmitt; successful and speedy recovery from a broken hip

Prayers for Mary Pat's cousin Kathy who just lost her husband Iver to a massive heart attack & also, his sister Tara so Kathy is dealing with two deaths in a very short time. Prayers needed for her & family

Prayers needed for Angie who is on home kidney dialysis, has had one leg amputated and now will also have the other leg amputated. Prayers also for her husband Randy, her caretaker

Prayers needed for Dorothy J; recovery from serious health problems

Prayers for Mike to find comfort in spite of emotional and physical pain

For Bri to find comfort in God's love and protection

For Nickie and Ann to be filled with the joy of the holy spirit and be comforted

For Autumn to overcome obstacles & not get discouraged, with positivity, understanding & love

Prayers needed for Mark Hertl; successful treatment & recovery from cancer and for his family

Prayers needed for Ron Knoble who has been hospitalized with a blood clot in the brain along with his cancer and prayers also appreciated for his wife, Mary Jane



Prayers for Baby with pneumonia, RDV, seriously ill, is doing better but is still in need of prayers

Prayers needed for healing of a parishioner's mother who had a fall resulting in surgery

Prayers for Penny who is scheduled for back surgery, that it be successful

Prayers needed for Christine to find answers to her health problems

Prayers for a parishioner's cousin Chad just been diagnosed with and started chemotherapy for leukemia. He’s married with children and needs prayers for healing and for his family in this struggle

Prayers needed for the brother of Mike Phelps who is having surgery for a broken hip. Due to other health issues, it is considered a high risk surgery

Prayers needed for Pat S, after suffering through several different kinds of cancer, hope for a positive CT scan finding no new or active cancer


Prayers for a parishioner’s mother who suffers from physical and mental health problems and has entered a psychiatric unit and especially needs prayers

Prayers for Michelle Carl; successful recovery from surgery

Prayers for our parish and all involved with the circumstances of Fr. Bill, and prayers for him as he prepares to face his accuser in court and struggles with the charges against him and the impact it is having on his life


Prayers much needed for Patrick who is in a pre cancer state

Prayers for Msgr. Scheckel, St. Mary's Church, Richland Center; he broke 2 bones in his leg just above his ankle along with a sprain. He had surgery with wires and a plate inserted and is in a wheel chair

Prayers needed for Agnes Hall, advanced in age and with failing health and for her husband Walter, also affected by her ill health

Prayers needed for Andrew Stuehler who was diagnosed with cancer and also for the resulting anxiety

Catherine Gehred is now on the older, conventional treatment of IV chemo for her holangiocarcinoma, which causes more severe side effect so prayers continue to be needed for her healing and well-being.


Prayers for Angie Gjertson Kratz & her family; she has just been diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer which has spread to her liver & her stomach. Prognosis is not good. Also prayers for her mother & stepfather. He has dementia & will have to go into a care facility.

Prayers for a parishioner's sister who had surgery for an abdominal aortic aneurysm, that she will have a recovery without complications

Prayers needed for Fr. Pete's sister-in-law, Gisela Auer, who has pancreatic cancer and the prognosis not so good

For successful treatment & recovery for a parishioner recently diagnosed with leukemia

Prayers needed for Jonah Kopischke, who is in children's hospital Milwaukee, with 2 & 3 degree burns 

Prayers are needed for a successful recovery from heart attack and surgery for Bob Allard, grandfather of 3 St. Joseph students

Prayers for Walt Hermann, and for daughter Edie, his caregiver as they face another round of serous health concerns for Walt.

For a parishioner's daughter's co-worker who has been diagnosed with breast cancer and will begin treatment.  Prayers for a successful recovery and strength for her and her family

Prayers for Michael for his chronic pain and health issues that he may find comfort, peace, love and understanding

Prayers needed for Linda, recently diagnosed with breast cancer and now undergoing chemotherapy


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 Jurgen, successful recovery and rehab from double knee surgery

Special prayers much needed for a parishioner's newborn Grandchild having therapy for an arm which was slightly bent, and has other very serious problems

Prayers for Joann, successful recovery from surgery

Prayers much needed for Ray Robinson's brother-in-law who has been fighting cancer for the past several years and his last number count has doubled over the last six weeks

Prayers needed for a young woman who is in stage four lung cancer

Prayers for Danielle, recovery from health problems


Pray for Jeff and his family who just found out that he has bladder cancer and needs prayers for his treatment and recovery

Prayers needed for Carrell who started dialysis and is having a very rough time

Prayers needed for Bob Birrenkott who has been diagnosed with bone cancer  

Prayers for Ellie Hahnl who has several health problems

For Doug, with pancreatic cancer, had chemo, surgery and now needs prayers for successful recovery

Prayers for Becky with several health issues, leukemia, and now has lumbar spinal stenosis.

Prayers needed for Sr. Jean who is failing with dementia


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 Roger who fell and broke his hip and is having trouble stabilizing after surgery

Prayers for Elaine and Marcia with serious health issues and living in senior housing

Prayers for a parishioner's mother, Mary Ann, who recently fell and broke several bones. She needs prayers to get through her rehabilitation

Prayers needed for successful results from a biopsy for Erika Kempf

Please Pray for Rhonda who has started a Clinical Trial to address her cancer.

Prayers for Sandy Delisi, who is the sister-in-law of a parishioner, and has suffered a stroke.  Prayers also needed for the family for the strength to care for her and keep her comfortable at home


Prayers for Karen; recovery from multiple health problems

Prayers for Peter Andrew's emotional, physical, spiritual and psychological healing

Prayers for Dale Mueller who has been hospitalized due to brain damage


Prayers needed for a parishioner who has been hospitalized for her heart condition



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

nd for the repose of her soul.”

“Prayers for the grieving family and friends of James Norman Godfrey and for the repose of his soul.”

Petitions in Bold are new

Prayers for Angie nd their families for the selfless acts they perform for us in our time of need. Amen.