Father Al, I have been listening to you daily and am lifted up. I know God has great plans for you in his kingdom. Thank you Fr Al for being with us all these years giving us insights into the word of God. Take your rest now. You may be away but never gone.
I am only new to Daily Bread but I am a lifelong catholic. How I wish I had known about Fr Al when he was still alive. It hurts even me - a new listener to his marvellous energy - to know he isn't here now. What a power he brings in his evangelisation. Where are the Fr Al's today? Thank our Lord we have Bishop Robert Barron and Word on Fire. He continues Fr Al's work. I too, like others, look forward to meeting Fr Al in heaven where he certainly is. God must have really needed Fr Al - those heart-breaking updates in his illness! May we all continue to learn from Fr Al and his magnificent teachings.
Every day, Fr. Al makes me smile and gets me "pumped up" to live my faith out loud in this world. Thank you for your witness and example. I can't wait to officially meet you in Eternity! God rest your soul.
Every morning i start my day with the Prayer and teachings of Fr al Lauer and find it so empowering guiding me as a Catholic each day. I "fell in love" with that voice. Today I decided to Google this 'Shepherd' and am shocked to note that he passed on so many years ago. His sermons are so relevant and I am so touched by his energy, empathy and evangelical message. Rest in Peace and thank you, Fr Al.. you have reached me half the world away and your voice and message of God will always have a special place in my life..
Veronica Tan Lyann
Fr. Al Lauer. I was saddened to hear that you have passed to the next life. I prayed that you would of beaten the cancer. My sister Angie said that even though I prayed for you and you had already passed that my prayers still helped you, because God is the past, present and future. My prayers did help you. Thank you for all your words of wisdom. God is in ALL Time.
My wife introduced me the Laudate app 2 years ago and I immediately am drawn by his fun, honest speech. Many times I go directly to his presentation to start or end my day at bed and feel very encouraging. He is so alive, creative and fun. My English is not so great that I thought his name is Father "Out Loud" in stead of Al Lauer, to get your attention to go to mass, in the most convincable way. At one time I really want to write or talk to him that I really enjoy his work, or at least see how he looks like. After a few searches I am shocked and saddened and so is my wife. I immediately pray for him and know deeply he must be a Saint, Pray for us all Father Al. Your words are even more alive. Thank you so much,
Fr Al was one of the most dedicated servants of Christ whom I have ever known. He baptized our daughter, whom we named Charity Marie. At the Baptism he preached a long and inspiring homily just on her name. Using no notes, he went through most of the Biblical references to the virtue of charity and the Blessed Virgin Mary. To this day I wish that we had recorded it. Fr Al, pray for us. Our Lady of Fatima, pray for us.
We praise and thank you, Jesus for the gift of your loving care, reaching us where we are through your ministries and faithful servants! We thank you specifically for Fr. Al, Presentation Ministries and Laudate. Thank you Fr. Al for your continued prayers for us! Thank you, Presentation Ministries and Laudate for your obedience to the Holy Spirit. You continue to touch countless lives daily. Praise be Jesus Christ...now and FOREVER!
I discovered Fr Lauer through my phone ap Laudate, I was immediately drawn to how he gave praise and thanks to God before he gave his talk. Which was how I was tought to pray in Couples for Christ.In the past praying for petitions was first but God deserves thanksgiving and praise above all things first for all he has sacraficed for all mankind and for the endless blessings present in our daily lives. Like many...I decided to put a face to the voice of Fr. Lauer and to get update of his health since he had mentioned that he has liver cancer. I was sad to read,that he has died since Oct 13, 2002. Father your work continues to live on! thank you for inspiring us to seek and know Jesus. May God give us the grace to have the hunger to KNOW Him, so we can LOVE Him with our entire being and put Him above all things in this world,and most of all to SERVE Him until we unite with our father. Pray for us Fr. Lauer!