“My strength and my courage is the Lord, and he has been my savior.” ~Isaiah 12:2   

Prayer Network for the Parish of Mary, Mother of Mercy

“When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid.” ~Psalm 56: 3–4
  • Please pray for Fr. Richard who is isolating at home due to testing positive for COVID 19. (Nov. 28)
  • Please pray for the repose of the Gerry F.’s brother Randy. May his family and friends find comfort in God’s grace and the promise of the resurrection. (Nov. 28)
  • Please pray that Michael, who died from cancer, may now rest in peace. Pray also for his family and friends, that they may  find comfort in God’s grace and the promise of the resurrection. (Nov. 28)
  • Please pray for Barbara L. who has cancer (Nov. 28)
  • Please pray for Chris R. who has COVID. (Nov. 28)
  • Please pray for Ayla and the loss of her baby. (Nov. 28)
  • Please pray for the Willard Corrections officers and staff, that they may get placed close to home. (Nov. 28)
  • Please pray that Dan H. may now rest in peace and that his extended family, including his brother Jeff H., will find comfort in God’s grace and promise of the resurrection. (Nov. 25)
  • Please pray for all those affected by the November 21 parade tragedy in Waukesha, Wisconsin. May God’s mercy, healing, and strength be with all of the victims and their families.
  • Please pray for Charlotte H.
  • Please pray for Father Mull whose cancer has returned and who will be starting a regimen of chemotherapy. Pray for his strength and complete healing. (Oct. 31)
  • Please pray for two women who each had double mastectomies. (Oct. 31)
  • Please pray for Hailey who was born on Oct 20th, one month early. Please also pray for her parents and her extended family.
  • Please pray for Joseph who is dealing with addiction. (10/24)
  • Please pray for Catherine who is healing from a broken hip. (10/24)
  • Please pray for Steve C. who is recovering from triple bypass surgery. (10/19)
  • Please pray for Melissa, that she receive help with classroom challenges. (10/17)
  • Please pray for Donna who has a brain aneurysm. (10/17)
  • Please pray for Sally L. who was diagnosed with uterine cancer. (10/10)
  • Please pray for Brenda V. who had complications from cataract surgery and is now facing more surgery. (10/4)
  • Please pray for Sarah S. who had cancer surgery on October 1. May it be successful and may she have a full recovery.
  • Please pray for Amber A., mother of 2 teenagers, who was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 Diffused B cell lymphoma which has spread to her nervous system. She is receiving chemo and has been in the hospital since August 31st. (Sept. 15)
  • Please pray for Mike B. who has cancer. (Sept. 15)
  • Please pray for Rocio Z. who recently had surgery for cancer. Please guide her and her doctors as decisions are made for the best treatment moving forward. (Sept. 10)
  • Please pray for baby Hudson (5 months old) who has been diagnosed with hydrocephalus. (Sept. 7)
  • Please pray for Susan who is having cancer surgery. (Sept. 6)
  • Please pray for Ragelio V. who has cancer. (Sept. 5)
  • Please pray for Mary and Sarah S. who are dealing with breast cancer. (Aug. 30)
  • Please pray for Carl and Kelly who are having health issues.
  • Please pray for Fran H. of our parish who had a stroke and is in the ICU at Cayuga Medical.
  • Please pray for good health for Barbara P.
  • Please pray for Treska’s dad who is recuperating from a stroke.
  • Please pray for Sandy’s sister Anne Marie who has moved to a nursing home in Duxbury, Mass.
  • Please pray for Rick H. who has been dealing with brain cancer that has become worse.
  • Please pray for the health of Jenny E.B.
  • Please pray for Phil B. who was recently admitted to hospice with heart and liver failure.
  • Please pray for the health of Barb B.
  • Please pray for Mike M. who is blind in one eye and is losing sight in his other eye. He had surgery on May 25.
  • Please pray for Jane T. who had back surgery.
  • Please pray for the health of a 28 year old friend of Barb B.’s.
  • Please pray for Christina who recently had gallbladder surgery and is now back in the hospital with blood clots in her lungs.
  • Please pray for Bill H. to return to good health.
  • Please pray for Joan H. at the request of her family and friends.
  • Please pray for Erin, that she may be reconciled and reconnected with her family.
  • Please pray for someone going through a tough time.
  • Please pray for Gerry T.’s son, Michael, who is having health issues.
  • Please pray for Connie H. who is being tested for possible cardiac issues.
  • Please pray for Felicia K. who had double surgery on March 9. May all go well and her recovery be quick and complete.
  • Please pray for Ruth’s brother-in-law, John, who is in the hospital undergoing tests.
  • Please pray for Michelle V. who was diagnosed with leukemia.
  • Please pray for Nancy A. who is recovering from COVID and lives in a nursing facility.
  • Please pray for David M., diagnosed with tumor on his esophagus and who is presently receiving treatment.
  • Please pray for Major William G. deployed in Kuwait
  • Please pray for Jim D. who has a brain tumor. May he have complete healing and may he and his family be comforted by God’s grace during this difficult time.
  • Please pray for Nancy who is 85 years old, in the hospital, and very ill with COVID.
  • Please pray for Diane who is seriously ill and did not have a good follow up report after surgery.
  • Please pray for Randy whose cancer has returned and who faces multiple surgeries. He also asks for prayers for his family at this difficult time.
  • Please pray for Robert C. who is recovering from Covid.
  • Please pray for John who had cancer surgery. Pray for his recovery.
  • Please pray for Emma who is recovering at home.
  • Please pray for Jack who is in rehab.
  • Please pray for George and Diane who are receiving hospice care. Pray for their comfort and peace.

  • Please pray for refugees of the world and their separated families.
  • Please continue to pray for Father Eugene and the Capuchins at Saint Clare Friary, that all will remain healthy.
  • Please pray for all who are ill with COVID-19 and pray for a quick end to this virus. Pray for the repose of the souls of those who have died from COVID.
  • Please pray for the health and well being of Pope Francis, Pope Benedict, Bishop Matano, Bishop Clark, and the Friars of the Province of St. Mary.
  • Please pray for family and friends who have fallen away from their faith.
  • Please pray for the men and women at Willard and pray for their families.
  • Please pray the Lord will protect the unborn, marriage, and our religious freedom.
  • Please pray for peace in the world and an end to violence.
  • Please pray for family members in the service, for everyone on active duty in the military, and for all veterans.
  • Please pray for areas affected by earthquakes, floods, fires, and natural disasters.
  • Please pray for the safety of family and friends traveling.
  • Please pray for people ill with serious illnesses and for an end to Zika and Ebola.
  • Please pray for Christians in the world being treated harshly because of their faith. Pray for those Christians who are in harms way and those who have lost their lives because of their faith.
  • Please pray for all of out friends and family dealing with cancer and the treatments of the disease. May those who have had cancer in the past remain in remission.
  • Please pray for family and friends who have had heart attacks and those who suffer from heart ailments.
  • Please pray for all those addicted to alcohol, drugs, and all things preventing health in heart, mind, and body.
  • Pray for the elderly and the sick of our parish.
  • Please pray for the unborn.
  • Please pray for special intentions that remain silent in people’s hearts.

Please pray for the people listed above daily, either by visiting this page or reading the entries in the prayer book when you enter church. Include in your prayers all who are on our prayer lists, both past and present, and all those in need of our prayers, whether they are listed or not.

The above prayer list is for the parish community of Mary, Mother of Mercy. You may submit your prayer request by contacting the church (email: or phone: 607-294-0064) to make a direct request for prayers.

~ Prayer to Mary, Mother of Mercy ~
~ Prayer of Unity ~


Mass Times:

Daily Mass is available, Monday through Friday, at 8:30 a.m. in St. Francis Solanus church, Interlaken, N.Y.

Weekend schedule of Masses in the parish:

4:00 p.m. at St. Francis Solanus, Interlaken

9:00 a.m. at St. James the Apostle, Trumansburg

10:30 a.m. at Holy Cross, Ovid

(If you are unable to attend in person due to health reasons, please see this list of ways to participate in Sunday Mass online.)

Sacrament of Reconciliation/Confession:

Fridays, 6:30–7:30 p.m., at St. Francis Solanus church in Interlaken or by appointment with a priest.

Private Prayer:

• St. Francis Solanus Church in Interlaken is open at all times.
• St. James the Apostle Church in Trumansburg is open most days from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

© 2021 The Parish of Mary Mother of Mercy
3660 Orchard St., P.O. Box 403, Interlaken, NY 14847

St. James the Apostle, 17 Whig St, Trumansburg, NY
Holy Cross, 7231 Main Street, Ovid, N.Y.
St. Francis Solanus, 3660 Orchard St., Interlaken, N.Y.
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