Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. ~ Philippians 4:6-7
Please pray for the following people who we've been asked to petition our Lord on their behalf.
You may make a prayer request by contacting the parish office at 805-646-4338.
Please pray for Ellie Nelson who is in the hospital in Ventura. Pray for her recovery and strength for her family.
Plesae pray for the peaceful repose of the soul of Lee Riser.
Please pray for Guadalupe and Maria Neida Gutierrez who both have lyme and other infections. Guadalupe is not able to work and Maria is just hanging thereby God's grace. There mom is 80 and helps pay the bills. Please pray for healing and strength.
Please pray for Geoffrey Clarke, husband of Paula Clark. He was recently diagnosed with nodular melanoma. His first surgery revealed it had spread to several lymph nodes. Geoffrey underwent his second surgery yesterday on 12/21. Please pray for good results and healing for Geoffrey.
Please pray for Emily Fajardo who is fighting pain and a neurological disorder. Please also pray for her parents Efren and Donna during this difficult time.
A grandmother asks for prayers for her young grand daughter who is hospitalized after a suicide attempt. Please pray for this young girl and her entire family during this difficult time.
Please keep the Gonelli family in your prayers. Al is on hospice and in need of our prayers. Prayers are also needed for Judy and the family at this very difficult time.
Al and Judy have been such an integral part of St. Thomas Aquinas life for so many years. It is time for us to thank them and to thank God for them.
We ask this through Christ our Lord... Amen!
Please pray for the parents of Eric Cova that God would bless and sustain their marriage of more than 50 years.
Please pray for the peaceful repose of the souls of Jane and Gary Bammerlin.
Please pray for Ventura County and the Ojai Valley. Pray for all those who have lost homes or been threatened by the fires. Pray for those who have been displaced that they find a safe harbor. Pray for those who are working hard to protect our town. Pray that our Lord would bring an end to the fires and give us all the faith and strength to live with whatever comes next.