Pray for Fr. Neuhaus


I just found this out on a blog I go on, ‘What Does the Prayer Really Say’ (WDTPRS)…Fr. Richard John Neuhaus of “First Things” magazine, has been diagnosed with cancer. It didn’t say what type he has.

EWTN viewers probably know him for his commentaries with Raymond Arroyo during John Paul II’s funeral and Benedict XVI’s election.


Hail Mary,
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit
of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.


Oh My!! I loved his book “Catholic Matters” (I recommend it also)
I am shocked. May God be with him.
Perhaps we can start a novena to St. Peregrine.



Oh dear, I will be praying very hard for Father!

Our Father …
Hail Mary …
Glory Be …



Father, in the name of Jesus, please grant healing and sanctifying graces to Fr. Richard John Neuhaus as his cancer is receiving treatment. Please help Your faithful son to recover, if You will.


He is not doing well. "His friends and family are keeping vigil and he was administered last rites shortly after midnight. Fr. George Rutler, who gave him the Catholic Sacrament, says that “he is not expected to live long” and suggests “that it is appropriate that prayers be offered for a holy death.”


I will say a rosary to Father tonight! This is such a loss to us - but not to God!



I will pray the Divine Mercy chaplet for him.


Eternal rest grant unto Fr. Neuhaus, O Lord. And may Your Perpetual Light shine upon him. May he rest in peace.


Praying very hard to St. Peregrine for his recovery!


From the Liturgy of the Hours for Friday, January 9:

Psalm 114 (116A)

I rejoiced when the Lord listened
to the voice of my pleading;
I rejoiced for he turned his ear to me,
as I called to him day after day.

The ropes of death were around me,
the agonies of the underworld were upon me.
I came upon trouble and anguish,
and I called on the name of the Lord:
“Lord, free my soul.”

The Lord is kind and just,
our God takes pity on us.
The Lord guards the weak;
I am cast down, but he will save me.

Turn, my soul, to your rest,
for the Lord is kind to you.
He has torn my soul away from death,
my eyes from tears,
my feet from falling.

I shall walk before the Lord in the land of the living.

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.


Praying for the repose of Father’s soul. Our Lord is so delighted to see him, and Father is entering into the Kingdom! Praise God!



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