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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

Feb 23
My grand mother has Covid pneumonia with some good day and some really bad days going on day 20 and day 11 in the hospital.
Adam, MS

Feb 21
I am asking for prayers for Journey. She is 16 years old and has been missing since February 15. There has been no communication from her. The police are investigating. Please pray for her safe return home and pray for her family to have strength through this difficult time.

Feb 20
Dear God, Make my marriage to a girl of my choice. protect me from getting covid. cure all my health problems. take away my fear of death. give me good health happiness, peace of mind and long life. protect from getting side effects of medicine.

Feb 18
I ask for healing prayer for my dearest friend, she is in the hospital with congestive heart failure. The doctor says she has 48 hours. Please go to the Lord in prayer for her. Thank you.
Ben, GA

Feb 16
Please pray for my dear friend Kim that her lungs will heal and she will recover from COVID. She has been in a coma for a month and needs a miracle from God. Kim is a good samaritan who has helped me and others putting herself in harm's way to run errands for those who cannot get out for health reasons. Now Kim needs our prayers to bring her back to her family and friends.
Sharon, NJ

Feb 3
Please pray that all families are strengthened, our country be a beacon of light, and both my daughters are healed. Thank you.

Feb 3
Pls. pray for Sharon, Anthony & Fr. Abe who have covid and other illnesses. Pls. pray for all suffering from covid and other diseases. Pls. pray for an end to covid and protection for all from it.
Mary, NY

Feb 1
We pray that our wedding will push through this May 2021. We pray for the COVID-19, especially the new strain to go away and the protocols won't be as strict as of today. Thank you.

Jan 27
I have COVID with no improvement on day 11. Please pray for me.
Sherry, NC

Jan 27
Please dear God watch over my wife Toni. Bless her and wash her body with your cleansing power. I pray she feels the love and prayers coming her way. I pray that she uses this love and prayers with her filing God to push the virus and it's toxins out of her body. Amen
Kenneth, OK

Jan 27
My girlfriend got covid 19 and we need prayer for her first and quick recovery
Tabitha, TN

Jan 26
Please keep my Sister in prayer as she faces a mystery illness that causes her to collapse and pass out, Doctors are having difficulty trying to figure out what is exactly causing it and at 35 years old she has so much more to live for, for her precious children. Thank you.
Jessica, SD

Jan 22
Dear brothers in Christ Jesus I humbly ask you to pray for my Mother Celia at this moment she is super ill and she is between life and death. she has the Covid 19 disease and the hospitals do not want to receive her for treatment. And I declare and decree in the Holy name of Jesus Christ that is above every name that my Mother Celia is going to heal because he is the only Doctor. and I need all of you Dear brothers to pray for my Mom so that she recovers her health. Amen thank you for your beautiful Prayers Amen
Rodrigo, VA

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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