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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

March 18
Please pray for my marriage restoration.My wife and i are living separately for 5 years. I have tried to bring her back in my life but she is not willing to come back. I am so scarred and worried and i don't know what to do. We don't communicate at all. I love her so much. Our marriage is on a brink of a break.Please pray for my wife so that Jesus can touch her heart. I am so broken. I need help. Thank you

March 17
Asking for prayers for trust in the Lord as my fiance and I are trying to navigate my reproductive health through natural family planning. Thank you, and God bless. <3
Hannah, NE

March 16
Please pray for my husband Seth. He is a 56 year-old drug addict and is missing. He’s been in dozens of programs over the years. Please pray for his deliverance, salvation and safe return home. Thank you.

March 16
Dear Sisters, My son will be undergoing a brain surgery on 28 Mar 19 to remove a congenital nerve malformation (AVM) in his brains. Please pray that if the Lord wills he may heal him with his healing hands so that there is no need for surgery If he has to go through the surgery, please pray that the Lord will be with the Neurosurgeon and his team guiding them through the surgery so that all will be well with him Amen 
Philip KY

March 15
Please pray for my In-Laws and my Brother In-Law and his wife as they have lost their homes due to flooding yesterday. Unfortunately this is only the beginning, because the snow has yet to melt, so the flooding is only going to get worse. Please help them keep faith that everything will be ok and pray that their losses were only of things that can be replaced.
April, SD

March 11
Please pray for my beloved sarjoo bai a 50 year old lady she is suffering from cancer

March 10
Please pray for my family...for our wholeness, holiness, and overall health. Thank you.

March 8
May God shower his kindness and help my father to recover from cardiac and neurological conditions. May God bless him with speedy recovery and good health.
A.N. Pandey, Jaipur

March 4
Pray for Riley in adolescent care that he have an open mind and that he take advantage of the help that he is receiving.
Riley, SD

February 24
Please pray for my grandma, she's in her 80s and has Alzheimer's. A couple days ago she took a bad fall and it's gotten worse. She won't sit up only lay down, she moans and rarely speaks, she won't eat or drink anything and she's spitting up blood. I'm so scared and worried. Please help me!

February 20
Please give S. the strength to follow through with all medical recommendations set forth by his doctors no matter how scared and hopeless he may become. He's a fighter no matter how hard things have become.

February 20
Please pray for my Father whose cancer is overtaking his body, Please ease his pain, and give us the wisdom to care for him the best we can! thank you!

February 19
Please for my son Cody to find a permanent job now that he has finished school It will relieve much anxiety and stress for us and help with self esteem.. Thank you Lord for your favor
Carol, SD

February 19
Prayers for a miracle, protection from heavier doses of chemo, good news, and to uplift my son in law, Joshua, who is fighting brain cancer tumor. He is a husband and has four small children. Josh is 36 years old.

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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