Our Lady of the Roses, Mary, Help of Mothers,
Petitions to Our Lady

"Upon these sacred grounds will be given many graces: ...graces in abundance for the asking, graces for cures and conversions. Come to me, mothers who weep for their errant children, and I will comfort you. I will show you the road for their recovery "
Our Lady, March 25th, 1973

Photograph of the Vatican Pavillion Site in Flushing Meadow Park, Queens, New York, USA. (click on photo to see larger image) The vigil statue of Our Lady of the Roses is shown while in preparation for a Rosary Prayer vigil, as well as the blue petition box where all petitions received are placed before the start of each vigil. We invite all peoples from all nations of the world to submit a petition to Our Lady of the Roses, Mary, Help of Mothers. (see below)

Those faithful who cannot personally travel to the sacred grounds in New York are warmly invited and encouraged to send their written or emailed petitions to us to be placed at the foot of the statue of Our Lady of the Roses, Mary Help of Mothers, for the duration of the three hour Rosary Vigil conducted on the great feast days of the Roman Catholic Church.

Our Lady knows Her children's wants and burdens and with the infinite love and care of Her Immaculate Heart she makes these petitions her own and presents them to her Divine Son for consideration to be granted.

Our Lady's powerful intercession has obtained for thousands many special favors: finding a job, a home, a return to the sacraments of a loved one, peace of mind, etc. as well as many miraculous cures: cancer, diabetes, glaucoma, alcoholism, drug addiction, etc.

As always, we welcome and encourage all who have received favors of cures, conversions or blessings through the intercession of Our Lady of the Roses to submit testimony to the effect. Please see our Testimonials Page on how and where to submit a testimony.

Petitions to Our Lady require no special wording, all that is required is that they be written with the humility, sincerity and respect due the Mother of God....

Petitions and Intentions
Do/Accept God's Will
Spiritual Growth
Peace of Heart
Happy/Holy Marriage
Peace in Family
Friendship/Heal Relationship
Success in Work/Studies
Holy Father
Our Lady 's Workers
Souls in Purgatory
Dying/Happy Death
Unborn/Sanctity of Life
Temporal Favor
Spiritual Favor
Perpetual Adoration

To submit a petition or a special intention to Our Lady please send via postal mail to:

Our Lady of the Roses, Mary, Help of Mothers Shrine
Petitions - Internet
P.O. Box 52
Bayside, New York 11361-9874

(For those faithful who wish their petition letter to be returned , please send your petition in a self-addressed stamped envelope.)


Submit your petition via email to:


Please put the word "PETITION" in the subject header of your email. Please include in your email your name and postal mailing address. All emailed petitions will be acknowledged, printed and placed at the foot of Our Lady's statue.

If in the case of an emergency, (e.g. the sudden or serious illness of a loved one), you may phone in a petition by calling :
or toll free 1-(800) OFTHEROSES - 24 Hours.

Link to Testimonials Page

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