May they rest in peace

  • Bob Czaswicz Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Bob Czaswicz.  Bob was the father of Diane Czaswicz, OSSM a member of the Annunciata OSSM Community in Chicago, Illinois. May the Lord grant Bob eternal rest. Please send your prayers and condolences to Diane at czasart@sbcglobal.net.  May Our Lady of Sorrows intercede for Diane and her family at this time of loss and sorrow.
    Posted Mar 10, 2017, 1:57 PM by Sue Weigand
  • Bob Budniak Please pray for the repose of the soul of Bob Budniak, a family member of Terry Budniak, OSSM, Prioress of the St. Philip Benizi Community in St. Petersburg, Florida. Bob passed away recently after being in hospice care. He devoted his life to the Word of God in the Bible so much so that he was referred to as "Bible Bob." You may send your prayers of support and messages of condolences for Terry and her family to Catherine Mandalinich, OSSM, Secretary at cmam1975@gmail.com.  May the Lord grant eternal rest to Bob. May the intercession of Our Mother of Sorrows bring comfort and strength to Terry and her family during this time of loss.
    Posted Mar 10, 2017, 1:52 PM by Sue Weigand
  • Mary Sheets, OSSM Please pray for the repose of the soul of our sister Mary Sheets, OSSM who passed away recently. Mary was the Assistant Prioress of the Mary, Queen of the Servants Community in Palm Bay, Florida. Deacon Jack Rhine, OSSM, their Spiritual Assistant writes, "she was a wonderful person and a hard working servant of God. She will be missed." Please send your condolences and prayers of support to Prioress, Mary Catherine Pearce, OSSM at Mcppb2015@outlook.com.  May the Lord grant eternal rest to our sister Mary. May our Mother of Sorrows intercede on behalf of her family and community bringing them comfort and strength during this difficult time.
    Posted Mar 10, 2017, 1:45 PM by Sue Weigand
  • Mary Carmel Cooper, OSSM Please pray for the repose of the soul of our sister Mary Carmel Cooper, OSSM who passed away at the age of 88. Mary was a member of the St. Juliana Community in Cleveland, Ohio. Please send your condolences and prayers of support to her daughter, Margaret Cooper Choong at mcooperchoong@ gmail.com. May the Lord grant eternal rest to Mary and may Our Mother of Sorrows intercede on behalf of her family, bringing them comfort and strength during this difficult time.
    Posted Mar 10, 2017, 1:37 PM by Sue Weigand
  • Sister Gesuina Bongiorno, OSM Dear Servites, Sister Gesuina Bongiorno OSM, Mantellate Sister Servant of Mary at the Marian Lake Community in Plainfield IL passed away.  She had been battling recurrent cancer for quite some time. Sister Gesuina will be missed by her loving family and the Sisters and Secular Servites in the Community. Please pray for the repose of the soul of this most holy woman. Messages of condolences and prayers of support may be sent to srloustu@yahoo.com.  ​May our sister Gesuina rest in peace.
    Posted Feb 12, 2017, 10:53 AM by Sue Weigand
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For those who are ill...

  • Radford Reither Loree Nauertz, our sister from Diakonia of Joy in Spooner, Wisconsin has placed her father Radford Reither in nursing care due to health issues related to age as well as Alzheimers. Please pray for Loree, her father, and their families in this difficult situation. Please send prayers and words of encouragment to: loree.nauertz@gmail.com.  May our Mother of Sorrows intercede on their behalf bringing them strength and peace.
    Posted Mar 10, 2017, 1:24 PM by Sue Weigand
  • Joseph Knapcik Our sister, Noreen Knapcik Thermos, OSSM, of Sts. Alexis & Juliana Community in Hillside, Illinois has had to place her father Joseph Knapcik in nursing care due to health issues related to age as well as Alzheimers. Please pray for her father and for our sister and her family in this difficult situation. You may send your words of encouragement to: nthermos@hillside-il.org. May our Mother of Sorrows intercede on their behalf bringing them strength and peace.
    Posted Mar 10, 2017, 1:23 PM by Sue Weigand
  • Fr. Vidal Martinez, OSM Dear Servites,  Your prayers are requested for our dear brother, Fr. Vidal Martinez, OSM who had a mishap while walking down the stairs and fell, fracturing his right ankle in two places. May the Lord hear our prayers. May Our Lady of Sorrows intercede his behalf for a speedy mend. I'm sure Fr. Vidal would appreciate knowing you are praying for him. You can send your prayers and words of encouragement to him at osmsecular@aol.com. His mailing address is: Annunciata Church, 11128 S. Avenue G, Chicago IL 60617-6925
    Posted Feb 12, 2017, 10:35 AM by Sue Weigand
  • Sr. Bonnie Alho, OSM Dear Servites,  Sr. Bonnie Alho, OSM, Assistant, St. Peregrine Community, Rice Lake, WI has been diagnosed with liver cancer and is now in hospice. The community there needs to know that their fellow OSSM's are praying for her and them at this most sorrowful moment. Your prayers can be sent to Marie Hillman, OSSM, Prioress at rhillman@centurytel.net.  Correspondence to Sr. Bonnie may be sent to: Sr. Bonnie Alho, OSM, 1230 East Orchard Beach Lane B, Rice Lake, WI 54868 or you may email her at osmalho@gmail.com.  May Our Lady of Sorrows and St. Peregrine, intercede on behalf of Sr. Bonnie that she may experience comfort and peace.
    Posted Jan 20, 2017, 7:09 AM by Sue Weigand
  • Wally Tobin, OSSM Dear Servites,Our brother, Wally Tobin, OSSM, National Secretary and Prior of St. Philip Benizi Community in St. Petersburg, Florida requests our prayers. Wally is undergoing heart surgery on Monday and would appreciate your prayerful support. May our Sorrowful Mother intercede for him and grant him the gift of healing, we pray to the Lord.Please send your prayers and words of support to him at tobinwally@gmail.com.
    Posted Nov 27, 2016, 5:43 PM by Sue Weigand
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For particular intentions...

  • Mary Bruce, OSSM Dear Servites,Our sister, Mary Bruce, OSSM, Our Most Sorrowful Mother Community, Portland, Oregon requests our prayers for her health and welfare. May the Lord hear our prayers for our sister, Mary. May our Most Sorrowful Mother intercede for Mary at this time of need and concern. Please let Mary know that you are praying for her: mbretired@hotmail.com.Fr. Vidal Martínez,OSM
    Posted Jun 10, 2016, 10:57 AM by Sue Weigand
  • Professing the Promise   Dear Servites, Your prayers are requested for the candidates of Mary at the Foot of the Cross Community, Anaheim, California, who will be professing the Promise on Saturday, March 12, 2016.  Please send your prayers, words of encouragement and of congratulations to the Prioress: Jamie Carter: jlc4152@gmail.com.  Pedimos que oren por los candidatos de la Comunidad María al Pie de la Cruz, Anaheim, Califonria, quienes van a profesar la Promesa el lunes, 12 de marzo de 2016.  Favor de enviar sus oraciones, palabras de estímulo y felicitaciones a la Priora: Jamie Carter: jlc4152@gmail.com.  The candidates are - Los candidatos son: PAULINE McLACHLAN; KIM RICKARD; and STEVE RICKAR.  Fr. Vidal Martínez, OSM, OSSM National Assistant
    Posted Mar 4, 2016, 12:39 PM by Sue Weigand
  • New OSSM Community   Dear Servites, Please pray for the new OSSM Community that is in formation at Divine Saviour - Saint Ann Parish, Los Angeles, California and for the first candidates who will profess the Promise.  Fr. Albert Vincent Pragasam, OSM is the Spiritual Assistant.  The first seven candidates will profess the Promise on Saturday, March 12, 2016, together with the candidates for Mary at the Foot of the Cross Community, Anaheim, California.  Please send your prayers, words of encouragement and congratulations to Fr. Albert Vincent, OSM: fralbert@dssala.org.  Pedimos que oren por la nueva Comunidad OSSM en formación en la Parroquia Divino Salvador - Santa Ana, Los Angeles, California y por los primeros candidatos quienes profesarán la Promesa.  El Padre Albert Vincent Pragasam ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2016, 12:35 PM by Sue Weigand
  • Bro. Chris Moran, OSM   Dear Servites, Your prayers are requested for our brother, Bro. Chris Moran,OSM, former Spiritual Assistant, Salve Regina Community, Fullerton, California.  After confronting many health issues and concerns, Bro. Chris is settling in to a new home.  It is a good, small facility where Bro. Chris can live, have his medical issues monitored well and be near people who will be able to regularly visit him.  Bro. Chris has recovered slowly but surely from his hip surgery, can put weight on his feet and is feeling physically and emotionally better than he has in a long, long time.  Let us pray for our brother, Bro. Chris.  Lord, hear our prayer.  May our Sorrowful Mother intercede for her Servant.  Please send ...
    Posted Jan 3, 2016, 2:27 PM by Sue Weigand
  • Admitted into Formation Dear Servites, Please pray for the Golat Family, Spooner, Wisconsin, who will be admitted into the period of formation as OSM Lay Diakonia family, on Tuesday, December 8, 2015.   May the Lord bless Matthew, Samantha and their five children during this time of preparation for the Profession of Evangelical Life as Lay Diakonia in the Order of Servants of Mary.  May our Sorrowful Mother intercede for the Golat family during this time of formation. Please send your prayer and words of encouragement to the Golat Family: Samantha.christine44@gmail.com. Fr. Vidal Martínez,OSM, OSSM National Assistant
    Posted Nov 30, 2015, 10:41 AM by Sue Weigand
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