Prayer request

Today, instead of a comment from Fr Doyle, I have a prayer request. I don’t normally do this, but this is a worthy case.

There is a lady in the US whose initials are EC who has a great devotion to Fr Doyle (I am omitting her name at her request to facilitate her anonymity). She has even named her recently born fifth child after him. EC’s parents have a number of serious health problems, but she herself is struggling with a serious eye disease which carries a high risk of blindness. She has already had to give up driving and reading books. She is due to have eye surgery tomorrow (February 13) and again in two weeks (Feb 27), and the surgery itself is obviously risky.

EC has requested prayers for her family and also for her own healing. Let us ask Fr Willie, to whom EC is devoted, to intercede for her health and for her family. Remember – in the first 14 years after his death, the Irish Jesuits received reports of 6,426 alleged favours from all around the world through Fr Doyle’s intercession. Some of them even relate to healing of the eye. You may read more about them here:

Here is the prayer (for private use) that was written and approved in the 1920’s for Fr Doyle’s intercession:

O Jesus, who has given us the example of Your servant, Father William Doyle, graciously grant us the favours we ask You through his intercession…[Make petition.]

Teach us to imitate his love for You, his heroic devotion to Your service, his zeal for repairing the outrages done to Your glory and for the salvation of souls. Hear our prayer and show us the credit he now enjoys in heaven so that we may soon be able to venerate him in public worship.”

Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

6 thoughts on “Prayer request

  1. I do love Fr. Doyle! I just made holy cards with his picture on the front and this prayer on the back and will keep it in my prayer book. YES! He should be raised to the altars! I have the book of daily meditations and he is as a spiritual director for me.

  2. I’ll be praying for the success of EC’s eye surgery through the intercession of Fr. Doyle. And thank you so much for making her needs known so we can pray for our sister in Christ. God bless!

  3. Please intervene god
    I feel very lost and unhappy, please help me, I’m hurt inside, i am so tired to cover everything by pretending and no matter how hard I pray nothing seems to be working, please pray for Damianus aditya christie and me. I have been waiting for reconciliation and peace for me and him, everyone tells me to forget and leave it, they keep pressing me. I cried, it’s not so easily as they say and imagine. i feel so traumatized, I have been struggling with depressed and suffering for the past 3 years. I know You knows my pain God, You always know what was happened because You see everything a most hidden corner, Father you say, ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. I come with a broken heart, i depend on you and still hope, if God deign, please God soften and touch Damianus aditya christie heart for me. I can’t touch his heart, only God can change people’s hearts. please help me face things that are beyond my capabilities. because God, You have power to help me.
    please help me with your prayers, I really need a miracle, thank you

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