I just received this email and hope that you will all say a little prayer for a seminarian in Kansas.

Javier, a seminarian for the Diocese of Salina, KS, is in desperate need of prayers. He is critically ill with pneumonia and, barring a miracle, it does not appear as if he will make it. If you could please ask your readers to pray for him through the intercession of Fr. Emil Kaupan (also from Kansas ). http://www.frkapaun.org/

Thank you so much and please pass on the message to others.

Father Emil Kapaun gave glory to God by following his call to the priesthood and thus serving the people of Kansas and those in the military.

Father Kapaun, I ask your intercession not only for these needs which I mention now. . .but that I too may follow your example of service to God and my neighbor.

For the gifts of courage in battle and perseverance of faith, we give you thanks O Lord.

Recite one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and one Glory Be.