Prayer Requests

Faith and Prayer is central to a life of dedication to Mercy and is at the heart of everything the Sisters do.

If you have a prayer request please send it to us by filling in the form on the Contact Us page and it will be displayed here.

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17th March 2018 - Patricia Medus kindly asks if prayers could be offered up for her mother Ann Leaper who was a Mercy Associate for many years until ill health meant she was housebound. She recently suffered a stroke and has now been taken into a Hospice with just days left. Her faith was always a great comfort to her.

12th February 2018 - Sister Bridget Faulkner kindly asks that you join her in a novena to Venerable Catherine for Frances Faulkner age 61. She is suffering from cancer and has been given 8 to 10 weeks to live

28th December 2017 - Sister Imelda Butler asks that you include in your prayers, PJ Alyward, a little boy aged 7 years who is very ill with a mysterious illness that doctors are unable to help him with. Please also remember his parents too.

30th November 2017 - Sr. Joan Breen also asks for your prayers for her nephew, a young man who is seriously ill

28th November 2017 - Sr. Joan Breen asks that you include in your prayers her brother-in-law, Frank Griffin who is very ill at the moment. 

10th October 2017 - Sr. Joan Breen asks that you include in your prayers her sister, Mary Murphy, who is diagnosed with a return of cancer.

8th October 2017 - Sister Bridie Stephens asks that you please pray for the repose of the soul of Leo Conroy who died early this morning. He had great devotion to the Rosary and said goodbye to us on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen.

1st October 2017 - Eileen Malone asks that you kindly please pray for my great grandson Theo Malone,2 months old who has been admitted to hospital with what is suspected as brain seizures Please pray for his distraught parents Simon and Holly and his grandparents Sean and Lorna

29th September 2017 - Maurice Regan asks that Sisters and Associates include in their prayers of mercy, Angela MacAdam. Merciful Father shower on her your healing and strengthening blessings. Lord in Your Mercy.... Hear our prayer

15th September 2017 - Sr. Bridie Stephens asks you to consider in your prayers, Mr. Leo Conroy who was discharged from hospital on the 13th September. Leo is frail and needs help at home. Please pray for his safety. Thank God he is home again

21st August 2017 - Of your charity please pray for the repose of the soul of Sr. M. Rosarii who died peacefully whilst in the loving care of the Sisters of Mercy and Dominican Sisters at St. Mary's Care Home, Stone, Staffordshire on 15th August 2017 aged 86 years. Sister will be greatly missed by all her community, family, friends and was fortified with the rites of the Holy Catholic Church R.I.P on whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy.

19th August 2017 - Please pray for Leo Conroy as he is in Royal Stoke University Hospital at the moment and needs the help of our prayers. Please also pray for his son Dennis who is awaiting surgery.

12th August 2017 - Of your mercy, please pray for the repose of the soul of David Oldham, who has died in hospital.Your thoughts and prayers are also asked for his wife Margaret at this difficult time.

22nd July 2017 - Your prayers are requested for David Oldham, the husband of Margaret, who is very seriously ill in hospital. Please pray for him so that he has a speedy recovery and for Margaret herself also as she is broken-hearted and wants him home again as soon as possible.

6th July 2017 - Brendan, Sister Bridie Stephen's brother would like to offer his sincere thanks for all those who kept him in their thoughts and prayers. Brendan is now out of hospital and still has a little way to go to recover fully but is doing well. Sister Bridie would like to thanks all those who have sent her messages of support and for including her in their prayers also. She is very grateful.

22nd June 2017 - Mark Lear asks that you pray for Sister Bridie Stephens brother Brendan, who has had a very serious accident on his farm. Bridie says that he is in hospital in intensive care. "He is a strong man and very fit so with prayers he will come out of it" Our thoughts and prayers are also with Sister Bridie herself at this difficult time.

29th May 2017 - Leo Conroy asks for us to "please pray for the wounded and deceased of Manchester. Pray also for the medical staff and all who helped in any way". 

7th May 2017 - Sister Bridie Stephens asks that you please pray for the children making First Holy Communion over the next few months and to pray for their families also at this joyous time. May God bless them all. 

20th April 2017 - The Mercy Associates that attended the second retreat day in Handsworth, Birmingham ask that you pray for Sr. Mary Horgan whose illness now requires her to have major surgery. Sister Mary was to have been the guest speaker on the day but was unable to do so. We all pray that she has a speedy recovery.

28th March 2017 - Sister Joan asks for your prayers for the repose of the soul of Mrs Agnes Rowden, an 89 year old associate in Hull who has died. Her funeral will be at  St Charles Borrowmeo Church, Jarrett Street in Hull at 12.10 pm on April 6th 2017. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.

20th Mar 2017 - Sr. Noreen Cullen asks that you pray for good health for Celia C. who is recovering after an operation today

11th March 2017 - Maurice Regan asks that you join him in asking the Holy Spirit to guide the deliberations of the National Commission members as they gather in Handsworth today. Lord hear our prayer.

15th Feb 2017 - Tommy and Monica Mills ask for your prayers for Kath Ash who is embarking on chemotherapy prior to surgery for breast cancer. 

31st Jan 2017 ~ Denzil Lasrado asks that you pray for the intercession of  Catherine McAuley so that he gets admitted into the Maronite Seminary and become a Maronite Priest

30th Jan 2016 ~ Kelly Dalton Williams asks that you think of her, in your prayers as she comes to terms with the loss of her dad in Feb 2016 She asks that God gives her strength, wisdom, direction and purpose.

19th Dec 2016 ~ Tommy and Monica Mills ask you to pray for their friend Kathleen Dawson, who is to be admitted for cancer surgery on the 29th of December 2016 . Thank you in anticipation.

14th Dec 2016 - Helen Delaney asks that you pray for the repose of the soul of Mrs. Teresa Cleary (a Mercy Associate from Croydon). May she rest in peace.

14th Dec 2016 - May Barratt asks if you could please pray for Sheila Dunleavy who has breast cancer and is very poorly at the moment.

28th Nov 2016 - Bride Stephens asks that you offer a prayer in thanksgiving for a very good recovery from cancer surgery in July this year for myself and a good recovery for Sister Betty after surgery in November this year. Praise God

3rd Nov 2016 - Eileen Malone asks that you please pray for the repose of the soul of Jim who died this morning. Remember his wife Anne and all the family who grieve the loss of a father and a husband.

3rd Nov 2016 - Ann Hewetson asks that you pray for Father Kaz and Father Paul in their new parish. They are two Polish Priests

22nd Oct 2016 – Christine Walker asks that you kindly pray for her Granny, Brenda Frost, who is 102 years old. 

22nd Oct 2016 – Newcastle under Lyme Associates ask that you pray for Noel Hewetson who is going for a scan on Tuesday and that a successful outcome be realised.

22nd Oct 2016 – Maria Overend requests your prayers for Fr. Terence Dooley who is recovering from surgery. 

17th Oct 2016 ~ Mary Flaherty would like you to pray for a successful outcome after treatment in hospital for Claire McGuinness

14th Oct 2016 ~ Eileen Malone asks that you pray to Venerable Catherine for Jim who has been told by the hospital that he has inoperable cancer. Pray for his peace of mind and also for his family.

14th Oct 2016 ~ Sister Betty Larkin is going into hospital on the 26th October for surgery and would like to ask you to join her praying to Venerable Catherine for a good outcome.

13th Oct 2016 ~ Please join Sister Bridie in praying for healing for Sister Teresa McCarthy