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Venerable Aloysius Schwartz (1930 – 1992)

Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God.” – (Philippians 4:6)

The following prayer is being used around the world, asking Father Al to intercede with God for the petitions of those who need a miracle.

*** INTERCESSORY PRAYER ***

Almighty, ever-living God, giver of all good gifts, You have filled Venerable Al with an ardent love for You and for souls. You have inspired him to dedicate his life to relieve the suffering of the orphans, abandoned, the sick and the poor, especially the youth, which he did with all humility and courage until the end of his life.  May his holy life of love and service to the poor be recognized by the Church through his beatification and canonization.

For your honor and glory, we pray that the life of Msgr. Al be an inspiration for us in striving for perfection in the love of God and service to others. I ask you to bestow upon me, through the intercession of Father Al: (tell God, through Father Al, the favour that you request.) 

I ask this through our Lord, Jesus Christ, your Son, and the maternal aid of Mary, the Virgin of the Poor.

Amen.

Our FatherHail Mary Glory Be

… (With Ecclesiastical Approval)

The process of Beatification of Venerable Aloysius Schwartz is in progress. For any favour or miracle granted through his intercession, please direct your communication to:

The Sisters of Mary
Biga II, Silang 4118 Cavite, Philippines
Tel. No. (6346) 414.2575; (6346) 865.3097; (632) 529.8321
E-mail: fatheralsainthood@facfi.org.ph

If You Have A Prayer Request:

The Sisters of Mary and the children in their Villages would be honored to remember your intentions in their daily prayers.

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26 entries.
John Timothy John Timothy from Redondo Beach wrote on September 18, 2020 at 5:14 AM:
Happy Birthday, Father Al... tomorrow, September 18, 2020, will be the special 90th anniversary of your Birthday in 1930. You were truly a gift from God to the world. May you have a wonderful celebration with our Lord and His angels and saints in Heaven. Thank you for all your loving sacrifices for God, and for His precious, little children. We were so blessed to meet you when you flew threw Los Angeles in the late 1980s. Thank you, Thank you, Father... for your PRIESTHOOD... and for your inspiring example of LOVE to the SICK, ELDERLY, ORPHANS and the POOREST of the POOR. Thank you for sharing so much LOVE! And now, Father, a little favor... If possible, can you please ask God... Father, Son and Holy Spirit... and Mother Mary, to work a miracle for a dear friend with cancer? Her name is Irene, and I pray, with God's Grace, and in God's Will, you are able to help Irene to be completely healed... In Jesus' Name, and through Jesus' Precious Blood. Many, many THANKS, for everything, Father! Muchas Gracias! Vaya con Dios... God bless your Children, and your Sisters, always.
Cindy Zelaya Cindy Zelaya from Rockville md wrote on June 9, 2020 at 1:30 PM:
I pray for Fr. Dan Leary, May the Lord guide him, use him to sow love, hope and joy in all the people he touches. May this light radiate and spread as a sign that God loves unconditionally. Fr. Dan is leaving behind bright lights that will unite us as one family in Christ.
Sally Sally from Park City wrote on May 19, 2020 at 9:21 PM:
Please pray for my son Billy
Mariafe Lagunsad Dela Cruz Mariafe Lagunsad Dela Cruz from Malabon City wrote on April 28, 2020 at 7:34 PM:
My brothers and sisters please samahan nyo po ako sa aking pag darasal para sa agarang kagalingan ng aking asawa na nasa ibang bansa. Nawa po hipuin sya ng mapag palang kamay ng ating tagapag ligtas upang sya gumaling sa karamdam nya sa panahon ngayon. Hinihiling ko po ito sa pamamagitan ng aking butihing ama na si Fr. Al. Fr. Al ialay po nyo ang aking dasal sa paanan ng ating panginoon.
Aiza A. Albior Aiza A. Albior from SanPedro wrote on April 18, 2020 at 1:37 PM:
I was one of Fr. Al's children and I'm always so much grateful to him everyday that he had given me secondary education whom my family couldn't support me because of our poverty. When I was in my 4years in the Sisters of Mary, I started to hope that I could still be able to continue my study in college with free education like this because I want to be a nurse someday and help my family. And now after a long years passed, All my prayers was answered, I get married with a good, responsible and hard-working man and we have one child now. I'm also currently a graduating nursing student and asking your prayers to father Al to help me enlighten my mind to focus my study and review and to give me enough wisdom so I could pass my board exam this year if possible, to get my dream to be a REGISTERED NURSE someday!.Let's serve the Lord with Joy!
jerry hovis jerry hovis from silver spring wrote on April 7, 2020 at 2:32 AM:
please pray for my son, william hovis. william ( jungmin lee) is 12. we adopted him 12 years ago from s korea. he was born in gwangju. he has advanced stage 4 high grade glioblastoma brain cancer. i was told about fr. al by my local priest. i have read his book, killing me softly and my sons illness is much like fr. al’s. i have prayed fr. al’s pray 2 x day everyday for over 30 days and before that everyday at least once. william is slowly dying. he is now almost lifeless, cannot move on his own and needs our complete care. my wife and i have been by his side 24/7 for the last 30 days ( since he has been bedridden). we would like you to pray for a miracle to cure him. we love him so much. still i have learned from fr al that “thy will be done” and if god wishes for william to be with him we are ready. we have all suffered so very much since he was diagnosed jan 27,2019. especially william. we thirst. in prayer we trust. pray for william. jerry hovis, silver spring, md. usa. near to fr. al’s birthplace in DC.
jerry hovis jerry hovis from silver spring wrote on April 7, 2020 at 2:25 AM:
please pray for my son, william hovis. william ( jungmin lee) is 12. we adopted him 12 years ago from s korea. he was born in gwangju. he has advanced stage 4 high grade glioblastoma brain cancer. i was told about fr. al by my local priest. i have read his book, killing me softly and my sons illness is much like fr. al’s. william is slowly dying. he is now almost lifeless, cannot move on his own and needs our complete care. my wife and i have been by his side 24/7 for the last 30 days ( since he has been bedridden). we would like you to pray for a miracle to cure him. we love him so much. still i have learned from fr al that “thy will be done” and if god wishes for william to be with him we are ready. we have all suffered so very much since he was diagnosed jan 27,2019. especially william. we thirst. in prayer we trust. pray for william. jerry hovis, silver spring, md. usa. near to fr. al’s birthplace in DC.
Anne Perrotta Anne Perrotta from Zebulon wrote on April 3, 2020 at 7:41 PM:
Please pray for Paddy DiPadova who has ALS. She was diagnosed in the Fall of 2019 and is declining quickly. We are praying to Father Al for a miracle recovery. Thank you.
Oliver B Generalao Oliver B Generalao from Quezon City wrote on October 13, 2019 at 2:47 AM:
I have been suffering from dizziness,headaches, imbalance and fatigue since 2017. I have been visiting doctors a lot of times with no relief of my symptoms and I am developing depression because of my sickness. I started praying for Fr. Al's intercession since October 5, 2019 and I began feeling the positivity and hope . Please include me in your prayers that I maybe completely cured.
Dayang Dayang from Shreveport wrote on August 16, 2019 at 10:32 PM:
I am one of Fr Al's children. I would highly appreciate it if you include me in your prayers for miracles through Fr Al intercession. I have two surgeries next month, leep surgery for cancer prevention and cardiac ablation for my arryhtmia. I pray to Fr Al too for a successful surgery or if God willing to heal me before they can do the surgery because it really scares me and I am not yet ready to die. Thanks Dayang
Linda Jaracz Linda Jaracz from Palatine, IL wrote on May 9, 2019 at 3:19 AM:
Please pray for my brother Paul.
Dawn Hunt Dawn Hunt from Saugus MA wrote on April 17, 2019 at 4:05 PM:
Dear Fr. Al, When I stayed at your parish in Washington DC it was there that I first learned about you! I am praying for your intercession for my dear friend Anna S. For healing from cancer. I am going to tell others about you ,your beautiful life story and about your love for Our Lady and your heart for the poor , especially children! Thank you! Dawn
Gloria Villalobos Gloria Villalobos from Porter. USA wrote on March 16, 2019 at 9:31 AM:
I plead prayers for the young people who are in need of help from the disease of addiction. I request a prayer for F.J.S.V and his group to be able to overcome that problem. To be able to open his Heart to Jesus , and with the Virgin Mary interception. Thank you for your prayers. God bless you. Fr. Al's please help us.
Geri Lopez Geri Lopez from Mira Loma wrote on March 15, 2019 at 6:54 PM:
Please Pray for my son Andy that he may recover from his drug addiction and find placement in a Rehab Center Thank you and God Bless
Mary Minnet Mary Minnet from Fort Lauderdale, Florida wrote on March 14, 2019 at 12:55 PM:
Dear Sisters of Mary, Please pray for a miraculous healing for my friend, Angela A. She has a cancerous tumor in her neck plexus area. She has had numerous surgeries and the tumor keeps coming back. Presently, she is in excruciating pain in both arms, as the tumor is enlarging and pressing on nerves. She is a faithful Catholic, married, with one natural son (studying to be a priest in the Arch-Diocese of Miami) and 5 adopted children; a couple children (now adults) with intellectual needs. One adopted son, Michael, has passed away. I saw your documentary on EWTN, with Father Mitch Pacwa. Please pray for Angela, through the intercession of Father Schwartz, that the tumor would be dissolved and never return in any part of her body. Praise Be the Name of Jesus Christ, with Our Blessed Mother!! In Christ, Mary Minnet 954-242-4390 mminnet@bellsouth.net
michelle henriksson michelle henriksson from st. petersburg, florida wrote on March 13, 2019 at 2:08 PM:
*please pray fro my 11 yr old son, Isaac to be cured of profound hearing loss both ears. * and for my husband Tobias to get a good job (unemployed 11 months and we have 6 kids)
Patricia M Knap Patricia M Knap from Garden City wrote on March 10, 2019 at 11:25 PM:
I've just heard about Fr. Al and his story jumped out at me because my mother had ALS too. I'm asking for his intercession to bring my siblings back to the Church, (Joanne, Jimmy, Pete, Rob McEntee), and for family peace, love, settlement of our father's estate through a change of heart rather than through court enforcement, understanding, release of anger, addictions, greed, obsessions. Can you please keep this prayer request private. Thank you. Also for my sons Jeremy & Jimmy to return to the Church too.
Barbara Mulholland Barbara Mulholland from North Augusta wrote on March 6, 2019 at 4:16 AM:
My brother in law Pete Mulholland A Loving Father Husband And Brother In Law Was 53yrs Old When He Was Told He Had ALS And He Lost His Battle With ALS On Febuary 16 2016 He Suffered Just As So Many Men And Women All Around The World With This Horrible Death Sentence Pete Allway Said The Same Lord Who Gives Me The Will To Fight This Is The Same Mercyfull Lord Who Will Give Me The Will Yo Except His Will And Pete Did He Bas Born And Raised Catholic And His Wife My Sister Theresa Allso Catholic Together Raised There Two Sons Pat The Oldest Eddie The Youngest They Are Over 30yrs Old Now And Are HaveFallen Into Adiction Please LORD I Am Seeking The. Intersetion Of Your Faithfull Servent Fr Al To Please Bring My Intentions To GOD OUR FATHER IN HEAVEN Father Al We Need A Miracle In Jesus Name We Pray++AMEN
Karlene K Webster Karlene K Webster from Maurertown wrote on February 26, 2019 at 12:42 AM:
Billy Jack Carter has been diagnosed with ALS. He is 52 yrs old. His uncle died from it 3 yrs ago. Our whole parish, St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Woodstock, VA, is praying for a miracle. Please pray with us.
Debbie Peroutka Debbie Peroutka from Severna Park Maryland wrote on February 25, 2019 at 7:07 AM:
Please pray for my brother Timmy Smith who is paralyzed and has terrible infections, we need a miracle or the infections are going to kill him.