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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Share your prayer petitions below to be included on this public webpage. We ask that you refrain from using last names for privacy reasons.  Your petitions will be remembered by St. Therese’s Carmelites in daily Mass at the National Shrine of St. Therese.

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Hi St Therese, I am placing this request in your hands. Please have them agree to my offer if it's the right thing for me. if it's not, please let me accept it. Thank you.


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Dear Little Flower, Please send roses to my daughter and let the medical tests that she took show that she has nothing seriously wrong with her! Please heal R let him gain weight and be healthy again. Thank you for all you do for me and my family.

Love, Esther


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Mary, Immaculate Queen of the Universe, Spouse of the Holy Ghost, Mediatrix of All Graces, Triumph and Reign, in the Name of Jesus, and for the Love of Jesus, Now and Forever. Amen.


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O beautiful Flower of Carmel, most fruitful Vine,
Splendor of Heaven, holy and singular, who
brought forth the Son of God, still ever remaining
a Pure Virgin, assist me in this necessity.
Please remember Robert Cletus Driscoll (Bobby Driscoll).
Please pray for his eternal rest.

O Star of the Sea, help and protect me!
Show me that thou art my Mother.

O Mary, Conceived without sin,
Pray for us who have recourse to thee!

Mother and Ornament of Carmel, Pray for us!
Virgin, Flower of Carmel, Pray for us!
Patroness of all who wear the Scapular, Pray for us!
Hope of all who die wearing the Scapular, Pray for us!
St. Joseph, Friend of the Sacred Heart, Pray for us!
St. Joseph, Chaste Spouse of Mary, Pray for us!
St. Joseph, Our Patron, Pray for us!
O sweet Heart of Mary, be my Salvation!
Our Lady of Mt Carmel, please Bless Bobby Driscoll
Pray God grant him true pardon and peace.
May the gates of Heaven be open to him and for him.
May God’s salvation up lift him and encourage him
In the name of Jesus Christ…Amen


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Little Flower help me through this hurdle. I need you so much. I feel my body slowly shutting down. Now its my eyes. I am so scared. Why so much pain? Please help me. I want to be able to walk again without feeling so much pain, I want to be able to not feel afraid to wake up and worry about what will my body give up now? I am so scared little flower. I need you so much. I feel like I can only turn to you. I feel you next to me. Please, again I am so scared.