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Holy Screams
This online prayer requests page is a place for holy screams. The phrase comes from Macrina Wiederkehr in A Tree Full of Angels, in a section where she talks about spirituality and sorrow. “There is nothing like sorrow to get your attention. It is almost as though sorrow pulls presence out of you. In the midst of sorrow there’s nothing to do but be there and celebrate the hurt. We celebrate the hurt through holy screams. Holy screams come from the heart. They are screams that people often, in their ignorance, try to smother. Don’t let them take your screams away too early. Holy resignation comes only after holy screams. (p. 35-36)”

What is causing your holy screams?

  • death of a loved one
  • loss of health
  • loss of a job
  • death of a marriage
  • financial loss
  • loss of hope
  • fears for the future
  • death of your dreams
  • picking up the pieces after a traumatic experience
  • loss of an important relationship
Whatever the nature of your pain, this online prayer request form is a place where you can write your holy scream to God.

If you do not have any need you wish to write about today, feel free to read other requests and hold them in your prayer. You may write a prayer in the comments form if you wish. Scroll down below the form to read prayer requests.

Privacy Note: Please only use initials of other people you wish to mention in the prayer requests. You can use your own name if you wish. However, you may not want to use your full name because if someone happens to "Google" you (like a prospective employer), your request may come up in their search results. While God has no problems with our "holy screams," a prospective employer may not look too kindly on them!

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March 2011 
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July 2010 
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February 2011 
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January 2011 
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December 2010 
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November 2010 
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October 2010 
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September 2010 
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August 2010 
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Loss of Marriage-Husband left me and our two children 
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May 2010 
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April 2010 
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March 2010 
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