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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

May 5
Please pray for the healing of my broken heart.
Melissa, SD

May 4
Pls pray for my dad. Today he had severe nausea, no appetite, didn't eat any food. He has lost a lot of weight. He has cough, cold, fever since last week. Not sure if its covid or some other serious ailment. I pray to Lord Jesus to heal my father and cure him of whatever this sickness may be. Whether it is covid or cancer or liver damage or any other health issue. I pray for complete healing of my father. Amen.

May 4
Please pray for my aunt Janelle. she ended up in coma 5 years ago. she was diagnosed with pneumonia last week and was moved to comfort care today. Allow her family to reach her to say there goodbyes and for her to pass in peace. Amen
Amanda, SD

May 3
for phys healings and finances for revivals
Joseph, NY

May 1
Kindly pray for my son Jonthan. He has high fever and feeling not well. Kindly pray that Jesus Christ touches and heals him. Thank you.
Aamir, FL

April 28
I request prayer for healing of health issues/symptoms and depression I ask for prayer against any issues with blood autoimmune or any other illness. For total healing in the name of Jesus. Thanks for your prayers.
Alyson, TX

April 28
Please pray for my family's health and faith. In particular, PRAY for my daughter that has been living significant medical issues in the past 2 years. May God give her (and us) the strength in these difficult times, and forgive us for any doubts in our faith.

April 27
Please pray for my Grandfather as he is facing some serious medical problems. Pray for strength and healing that he is able to overcome this. God bless.
Lindsay, SD

April 25
I am asking for prayers that my heart surgery goes well and I have a good recovery. Praying for a healthier life. Also asking for prayers for my niece and her husband who are expecting, that all goes well with this pregnancy as they have experienced 2 miscarriages already. My niece has dreamt of being a mother as long as she can remember. Prayers for my mother and father that their souls are at peace and watching over us to help keep us safe. God bless you all!
Pam, SD

April 24
Please pray for my relationship that no matter how hard the situations and circumstances may be it will not break apart and also prayers for me to be able to go to the place I've decided for higher studies and training. Thank you and may God bless you all.

April 24
Please pray for my mother Christine for healing from uveitis and my close person Sneha for healing from rheumatoid arthritis and slow wound healing and prayers for prevention of further complications in their health. Thank you and God bless you all.

April 23
I'm crippled by my mother's abuse this past year and by not having the means to leave. I'm in the middle of a big career change and I feel like there's no way out.

April 22
Please pray for my spiritual health as a Christian. Please pray for the restoration of my spiritual and emotional health. Thank you.
Avianna, FL

April 20
This is Sang Min from South Korea. My father is in Hungary and got covid 19 and is now in a critical condition. He needs a miracle. Doctor told that they should prepare for the worst. But I told him that we still believe in them and the miracle. I ask every Christian to pray. Please understand that I love my father so much.
Sang Min, Seoul

April 19
Prayers for husband who has bladder cancer.
Kathleen, ME

April 14
Please pray for my cousin Carlos who was in a tragic accident and left paralyzed from neck down and needs ventilator to breathe.
Priscilla, TX

April 12
I need prayers. I am not sure what or why but I am being very absent minded. I am also making ignorant mistakes and doing foolish things. I need prayer and ask for healing and favor. Pray God helps me perform better at work and life. Pray for God to tell me if he wants me to go back in fall to RCC school. Pray for people to stop giving me a cold shoulder and be nicer. Pray for a wife for me. Pray for prosperity and for God to help my family. Pray for my mom. Pray I get along better with staff and principal at school and God tells me if he wants me to go back in fall.
James, KY

April 12
Please pray for spiritual strength and healing for a dear friend of mine, Kevin. He has recently been diagnosed with colon cancer and along with the thought of not being there to see his children grow, he is struggling with his own faith. He's needing prayers more than ever. Thank you!

April 11
Kindly please pray for me that I get general registration as soon as possible so that I can have a future career as a doctor. Thank you very much for your prayers.
Raajiv, CA

April 11
Pray for my sister, who is a liver transplant recipient, and is in ICU with covid-19 and has a bacterial infection and pneumonia. Pray that she may recover soon and for strength to get thru this. Thank you.
Rosalinda, IL

April 9
Dear God, Please make my marriage very soon to a girl of my choice.

April 9
Please pray for Kay and Mel. They have both tested positive for Covid-19 and they are not doing so well. They are my grandkids other grandma and grandpa. Thank you and God Bless
Evelyn, SD

April 7
Please pray for my mother she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer and was admitted into the ICU a couple of days ago due to covid and is now intubated. Please pray for her. I cant lose her. We just reconnected after not talking for 10 yrs. I too have health problems and need her. I can't do it alone.
Lydia, WA

April 6
Please pray for a complete healing of body for James B. He has rectal bleeding and a drug problem. Thank you and God bless you.
Sandra, NY

April 5
Please pray for Jason and his recovery. He is hospitalized and had a breathing tube inserted today due to lung issues and Covid-19.
Jason, MN

April 4
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, - I pray that my work goes well, that the Lord will make a miracle in my marriage, to fast as much as possible, to regain health / quit smoking, my sanctification, not to worry, to be independent and to find divine wisdom ! I pray to find accommodation, that my loved ones will be converted and be well and the Kingdom of God progressing, be blessed!

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.

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