Opening Prayer

St. Therese, beloved friend, we come before you in our need. We believe that you listen to us and approach God for and with us. Please accept these petitions, hopes, needs, and dreams I list below. Please present them to our Loving Father so that God may do what is best for us, for our loved ones, and for the fulfillment of God’s Kingdom. We ask you, dear friend, with the bold confidence and loving surrender you taught us. We make these prayerful petitions in the name of Jesus and through the power of His Spirit.

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Dear Saint Theresa please let Sam rest in peace. Please help me get stronger and better. Please heal me. Please don’t let me have cancer or heart trouble. Please help my two sisters and our family and friends have good health, happiness and love. Please keep everyone safe always and bring us all back to the church. Please help Sara life to get stronger and better Miriam also please let Sam Buns Aunt Mary Naz Tony rest in peace please help Kevin Rose Shelly Jackie myself to be healthy and feel better. Thank you Saint Theresa from the bottom of my heart. Amen


- United States

St. Therese please put me on the right path to take better care of myself. I pray that I stop focusing on food and that I may be able to eat the right foods try the plan I signed up for and excercise. Sometimes I think I am focusing way too much on junk foods and meals. Let my mind focus on the good. Help my mind to be possitive and stay connected with my body so I can feel good and respect it. I pray for my arthritis to go away and I ask you to please pray for my feet and knees to make a full recovery. I love you and thank you so much for being my friend and confidant. I pray you can help me to pray better instead of repeating the same prayers help me to listen to Gods word. I pray for my husband and I today on our anniversary that we can have the rest of our lives together healthy and happy. I ask that you please pray for the well being of my daughter and her boyfriend change her heart so they can be a family again. I pray for my granddaughters that they can go to the dentist this summer and get their teeth checked. Pray for their mom to say yes to that. I pray also for the well being of all my grandchildren. I pray they can be healthy in mind, scholastically, socially and that they stay out of trouble and never entertain substance abuse. I pray for my sons soul and my parents soul that they are all in heaven. Please pray for us down here on earth . Pray for our physical and mental wellbeing. Pray for my grandson with his parents separating so sad. Help him. Amen


- Canada

Oh little St.Therese, please hear my petition, please help our Family to overcome financial struggles. Please grant our 2nd mortage. this we ask your Holy NAME. AMEN.


- United States

Little flower thank you for answered prayers please hear and answer my prayers for financial help to get us back on track with finding moving into paying for and keeping good safe affordable 3 bedroom housing for the four of us and pets in Fresno that I get the loan please bind all obstacles and evil that prevent this cast them to the feet of Jesus please open doors create opportunities soften hearts of those who can help to help like Carmella Robert sandy Jim kathi debi Thelma please protect holy mother church and her holy priests end the war convert Russia please save my immortal soul and my family's friends immortal souls from hell and save our country n world release the souls of purgatory help those in need please remember the soldiers of the rosarsons and daughters of St Joseph the releasers their respective families please help Jessica with her mental physical medical issues that she rest restore protect Jessica n Jacob from all evil I pray for baptism of desire for the souls in limbo that connie leave the littles with nick she go away bind the evil that is Randal Gabriel Olivia Patrick viktor malinda crystal joy that Randal take his dog bind Jacobs addiction to weed keep us safe n fed n warm n healthy bind all hackers n thieves from our accounts n belongings bless our finances please restore our belongings that were stolen lost Jacob needs a good safe job n to b in school nick needs to let us back in to his life I need a reliable vehicle in Jesus name I pray


- United States

Thank You Jesus I lift up all to You Jesus this beautiful works and people You have created in being destroyed by evil I pray and I lift up all to You for only You can rescue and restore all that evil is destroying please oh Lord how long how long before Your promised return happens come soon please keep Sarah healthy restore her guide bless protect her along with Joe Christina Kyle Rebecca Channing all in our lives and families please Your done over them Jesus help me please send me the means to do Your Will this program Lord Jesus I need You help me where shall we go ? Are You calling us to leave here? If so where? Please Jesus help us I live You and need You please Jesus please help me know thank You


- United States

St Theresa, it was a wonderful day. You have blessed my children.All I wanted was for them to be happy and feel like it went well. They did. It was a huge success. Thank you so. Very much! I. Could not be more grateful!


- United States

Please St Theresa present my prayers to our father, I need prayers for myself this time.. let things come into place please.. grant me this petition.. please allow this to come into my life. I am ready… please in Jesus name Amen.


- United States

St. Theresa please ask our holy Father to bless SK with a passing grade on his medical residency test. Please also ask our holy Father to heal Jane. May there be no new cancer. Please also ask our holy Father to bless Nate Chase Lyla Landon Harry Jack Amy and Edward and Benjamin and James. Please also ask our holy Father to heal Edith Raymond Dennis Phil Laura Colleen Dave Michelle Jane Mindy Alexandra Susan Ivette and Vera. Please also ask our holy Father to bless sbk and SK with success in their medical studies. Thank you. I will forever sing your praises


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Please pray that my blood test results come back good. I am still waiting the results, several days.
Pray that my post nasal drip and chest congestion stops. I am suffering a while with this
to no avail. Please watch over me, and bring me blessings . Take care of all my health issues.


- United States

Dear saint Therese please let my daughter be safe on the road get home safely tonight . Amen


- United States

Please pray for Robert Cletus Driscoll (Deceased) He was known as Bobby.
Please pray for his eternal rest. Please implore God’s mercy for him.
Drugs took his life.He died all alone in an abandoned building on an old type bed…
Please pray for Robert to be welcomed into Heaven with great joy….



- United States

In the Novena to St. Jude:

For 9 days say the St. Jude prayer, 1 Hail Mary, 1 Our Father, and 1 Glory Be

Praise Jesus for hearing our prayers through these beautiful saints!


- United States

Novena to St. Jude ( say for 9 days ) Miracle Prayer
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen
Most holy Apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of difficult cases, of things almost despaired of, Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone. Intercede with God for me that He bring visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired of . Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly (Mention your request)

and that I may praise God with you and all the saints forever. I promise, O Blessed St. Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor granted me by God and to always honor you as my special and powerful patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you.
Say 1 Our Father, 1 Hail Mary
I have received many blessings from God through the Little Flower and St. Jude's intercession


- United States

For an end to my desperation and unhappiness. For peace finally in my life. For anything not of God to fall away from me and my children. In Jesus' name.