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Request a Prayer from the Avera Prayer Line

My Help Comes From the Lord, Psalm 121:2 

The Avera Prayer Line offers you the ability to pray for others or to post a prayer if you are in need of prayer.  Our prayer line is connected to the prayer ministries of Avera's sponsors, the Benedictine and Presentation Sisters.

Prayer Requests

Oct 23
Please pray I find my calling. I need strength and courage in this time of waiting.

Oct 20
Please pray for healing and health for my daughter who has been diagnosed with cancer for the second time. She is such a beautiful, giving person with a young child to raise. I pray God would bless her with life and health so she may enjoy her child growing up.
Jean, SD

Oct 20
Please pray for my niece, a 2-year old who was diagnosed with Mature Cystic Teratoma with Liver cirrhosis. She is currently on her cycle 1 of chemotherapy. Thanks and God bless us. Prayers for Bella’s healing and strength. 
Darryl, GA

Oct 16
Please pray for my cousin, Kenny, who was recently diagnosed with 4th stage cancer.
Pat, SD

Oct 15
Sending love and prayers for my friend and co worker Leland who tested positive for coronavirus. it's only been 2 days and he's not doing so good. Please keep him your thoughts n prayers. Thank so much Avera and those who take the time to read this message. Stay strong Leland.
Kimberly, SD

Oct 15
Pray that i am persistent in prayers in receiving this divine restraining order from God immediately, asking God to hear from the Holy Spirit to receive an abundance of financial blessing immediately, protection, and praising him through it

Oct 15
wanna say a prayer for my uncle they think he had a heart attack. they think he had some artery clogged. i pray that he recovers from this. hes in the hospital.
Gary, WV

Oct 14
My aunt has been suffering lung cancer. Been in the hospital due to her lungs needs to be drained, and tomorrow the doctors decided if they will just make her comfortable at home. I pray she turns around and makes improvement. We need her, my mom needs her, her kids need her, I need her, she can’t leave us yet god! Please I need this prayer
Nicole, MN

Oct 14
After being a long hauler of the 2009 H1N1 flu virus that lead to lupus, and having little to no income waiting years to be approved for disability, I was finally looking forward to moving back home this year to a safer place that will be easier for me to continue driving longer. Then Covid hit and here I sit waiting... Finding it hard to cope.
Lisa, SD

Oct 12
Praises to the Holy Trinity for allowing our family to be healed. Continued prayers needed for our family to keep from temptations and for our wills to be what Jesus wants and that godly people be in our path always. Thank you.

Oct 12
Please pray for my fiance, Bobby. He needs complete restoration of health; mind, body and spirit. Thank you, Lord. In Jesus name, amen.

Oct 12
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, - I would like prayers to find a job, restore my marriage, regain health and be a good Christian. Be blessed!

Oct 9
Please pray for my brother, Walter: That God will heal from diabetes, remove excess fluid from his heart, cause his heart to return to normal size, and normal function without a need for a pacemaker. Pray that he will be completely healed in his mind, soul, and body for the glory of God. In Jesus' name.
Linda, GA

Oct 8
Please pray for all the nursing and front line staff as more and more patients are coming to the floors very sick. Please give them the support as they are putting in long hours to treat patients with kindness, compassion and love.
Dee, SD

Oct 8
Please pray for Eric. Our Lady of gifts, you love to give good gifts to your children. We ask your blessings. Please give Eric the gift of salvation. Please give him the gifts of faith, hope, and love. Please lead and guide him through out his life. Please watch over and protect him. Please bring him home in Heaven where there is unending joy!!! Please grant us your blessings in the name of Jesus Christ...Amen

Oct 8
Please pray for my mother, Rakhil. She is diabetic for more than 10 years now and has a history of Hep C. Recently, she was diagnosed with complete heart block and suggested a permanent pacemaker, which is now implanted. But she is feeling very weak with restlessness in her legs.....She is also suffering from High Blood Pressure and Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. I want to request you to please pray for her miraculous healing and complete recovery in Jesus name.... May her Heart, Liver, Pancreas and Kidneys be washed with the blood of our Lord, Jesus Christ and made whole.....and that God protects her and prevents her from all related complications and side effects.... Amen and Amen I believe that prayers work and miracles can happen, please keep my mama in your healing prayers.. Love and Blessings

Sept 25
My employer hasn't paid me my furlough payment this month. Please pray that I'll be paid soon.

Sept 24
I need prayers for my granddaughters mental health ....thank you in advance..
Elsie, FL

Sept 24
Prayers for Janna's father who had an unexpected health issue this week--speedy and full recovery and strength for the family. Amen
Kendra, SD

Post a Prayer

Avera is the health ministry of the Benedictine Sisters of Yankton, S.D., and the Presentation Sisters of Aberdeen, S. D. The Sisters welcome and respect people of all beliefs and traditions. Avera colleagues throughout the organization share the Sisters' values, and many join with the Sisters in holding these requests in prayer.

Guidelines for Entering a Prayer Request

In posting your prayer request, we ask that you follow these guidelines:

  1. Identify yourself by first name only.
  2. Do not identify another person or situation, or provide any confidential information in your prayer. (No last names, addresses, phone numbers, place of employment, etc.)
  3. Your request will remain on the site for approximately three weeks. Do not re-post the same request during this time.
  4. Limit your posts to no more than 500 characters per day.
  5. At this time, we are able to receive and post only prayers in English.
We will review all prayer requests and attempt to post them within 24 hours. We reserve the right to edit requests for content, confidentiality and length, and to not post those requests that we deem inappropriate.

Request Form

If you would like to make a prayer request, please use the form below. Your prayer request will be sent to the Benedictine and Presentation Sisters, and those not marked private will be displayed on this webpage.

Please press submit only once. There may be a short delay. Pressing more than once duplicates your submission.

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