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Prayer and Fellowship in Mary's Glen

Please contact us if your group wishes to use Mary's Glen. We are happy to make this available.

Below is our current prayer list. Please email intentions to or call 260-739-6882.

Intentions prayed for daily.

Confraternity of Penitents Prayer List- December 26, 2023


We must pray without ceasing, in every occurrence and employment of our lives – that prayer which is rather a habit of lifting up the heart to God as in a constant communication with Him. –Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton


On-going Intentions:

  • The Pope also asks us to spend five minutes in prayer for those in power.

  • Prayer for America one Minute Every Night If you would like to participate, every evening at 9:00PM EST (6:00 Pacific), stop whatever you are doing and spend one minute praying for the safety of the United States, our troops, our citizens, and for peace in the world, for religious freedom, end to cancel culture, end to bullying.

  • Special prayers are requested for God’s abundant blessings on the Archdiocese for Military Services, for our troops, for all the families left behind, for our President, for all heads of state and government officials in those countries involved in war.

  • Please pray for our Holy Father, Pope Francis, for his health and protection.

  • Please pray for the Church and for peace in the world.

  • Please pray for priests undergoing religious attack, and for vocations to the priesthood, religious life, and the Confraternity of Penitents.

  • Please pray for the hundreds of thousands of refugees – that they find a place to live in peace.

  • Please pray to end terrorism, genocide, war, abuse, neglect, hatred, human trafficking.

  • Please pray for all to have their hearts open to Jesus, for a return to Christian values and morals

  • That abortion be universally recognized as the unjust taking of an innocent, helpless human life.

  • That society support women in pregnancy crisis so that giving birth is seen as do-able and right.

  • That induced abortion become recognized as a terrible violation of human rights for the unborn.

  • For National Day of Prayer weekly intentions for US Government and officials.

  • For all those referred to the Confraternity of Penitents through the Vocation Placement Referral program, that God may lead them into the path on which He wishes them to walk.

  • For the prayer requests of the Holy Innocents Prayer Line.

  • For all those on the Precious Blood, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Shalom Media, and Margo Snyder's Prayer Lists.

  • Please pray for Charles Opara who needs a better job. His family is in great need.

  • For the raising of $180,000 to renovate Guadalupe Men’s Vocation Discernment House. Please pray that God will bring these funds in, if He so wills. God bless you for your prayers and thanks be to God for funds raised so far.

  • All sponsored priests in Mary, Mother of Priests Chapel and all benefactors (


New Intentions

  • For Bible study group at Michigan prison, especially for Kevin who is struggling to receive God’s mercy and love.

  • Muskegon Correctional Facility has not had Mass for the Catholic prisoners in over 3 years, and a priest has come to hear confessions only twice in the past 4 months (this is an improvement over the many months that no priest came due to Covid). Please pray that the men be able to receive the sacraments. Please pray for local pastors to consider monthly visits to the prisoners.

  • For the repose of the soul of Catherine Wyss.

  • For Steve Talbot’s mother—failing health and dementia.

  • For Steve Talbot—surgery.

  • For Vanita Street—to find her a good nursing home—cognitive abilities declining.

  • Andrew Bourque, discernment.

  • Adam Schrader—physical, spiritual, emotional, mental healing after surgery, going back to work.

  • Poor Sisters of Saint Clare’s relocation to another convent

  • For Margo Howard, homeless widow. For Fr. Mike, blind.

  • Repose of the soul of Harold Fearing, for his wife Virginia, sister Evelyn, and other family members.

  • For the salvation of Casey McKee.

  • For the children and grandchildren of Catherine and John Paul McDonald

  • Recovery of Matt, father of 3 young children, hit by a drunk driver and badly injured. Will be out of work for a few months.

  • Repose of the soul of Betty Saunders and for her surviving family.

  •  For the Sake of Lord Jesus Christ I beg your Prayers for my brother Tahsin Rende and his brothers and for me Müfide and all my dear family both living and deceaseds and for all I ought to pray for, for God’s Will be done. God will Bless you. Müfide Rende

  • For visit of Bishop David Walkowiak of the diocese of Grand Rapids to the inmates at Muskegon Prison, to hear confessions, offer Mass, and visit on January 11. The inmates have not had Catholic Mass in over three years.

  • For Kevin and Justin to remain chaste and for their entry into the Church.

  • Please pray for my family: Grandmother Carol and her Husband Jerry Wilklow. My Aunt Jane Garrett, Aunt Ann, Uncle Michael Libritz, Uncle Arthur and Aunt Kathleen VanVechten, all of my cousin, my Mother Mary, Father Scott and self, Sarah Grogan.  Please pray for our spiritual protection, to be covered in the blood of Christ and sheltered under holy Mother’s mantle of protection. 

  • Fr Mike Batcho sick..he  may have had a stroke. Fell on floor stomach flu. Can’t walk or see. Very weak. Won’t go to hospital..

  • Please pray for my sister Fevziye who fell last week and have crack in her arm and swallen face and eyes and for me Müfide R and my family for healing, long lifes, forgiveness, Divine Mercy.

  • And for Faruk Arda Rende to get good result from ACT test and to find the best and most Blessing university that will accept him with scholarship. And for Mehmet Berke and Zeynep Sude Rende to enter the most Blessing universities with scholarships.

  • And for my brothers Ismail and Ali for healing of diabeties and all side affects and for their Blessings and protection with all their brothers and sisters. 

  • And for Irfan my brother for healing of his swallen leg and finaces and family. 

  • And for all those I ought to pray for and for God's Will.

  • And for the souls of my parents Mehmet and Nedime Rende and all dear deceased.

  • God's Will in our lifes and all of my dear ones.

  • And for Divine help to repair my car and my van. And for all my special intentıons and God's Will.

  • And for Renpet Yatırım and Rende Oreks and Rende's gas stations and Rende Tia and Reneks Mermer and owners for God's Will. 

  • Repose of the souls of Phyllis Tuscan and Catherine Wys.

  • For the family of Deacon Alpatricia Crockette

  • Don Dietrich, beginning of dementia and wife Carm, pulmonary fibrosis, a progressive lung disease, plus heart issues.

It is not sinners, but the wicked who should despair; it is not the magnitude of one’s crime, but contempt of God that dashes one’s hopes.—Saint Peter Damian

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