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Prayer For Help

God is always available, especially in your time of need.  Use these prayers for help asking God for strength, perservance, and courage.

St. Anthony, perfect imitator of Jesus, who received from God the special power of restoring lost things, grant that I may find (name your lost item) which has been lost. At least restore to me peace and tranquility of mind, the loss of which has afflicted me even more than my material loss. To this favor, I ask another of you: that I may always remain in possession of the true good that is God. Let me rather lose all things than lose God, my supreme good. Let me never suffer the loss of my greatest treasure, eternal life with God. Amen.

Prayer to Saint Anthony

O Holy St Jude! 
Apostle and Martyr,
great in virtue and rich in miracles,
near kinsman of Jesus Christ,
faithful intercessor for all who invoke you,
special patron in time of need;
to you I have recourse from the depth of my heart,
and humbly beg you,
to whom God has given such great power,
to come to my assistance;
help me now in my urgent need and grant my earnest petition.
I will never forget thy graces and favors you obtain for me
and I will do my utmost to spread devotion to you. Amen.
St. Jude, pray for us and all who honor thee and invoke thy aid.

Saint Jude Prayer

And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, "Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain!" So God granted him what he requested.


The Prayer of Jabez

Dear Lord, reassure me that You are here with me now. Help me live today relying on Your strength and trusting Your will. I know that everything is possible in Your hands. Thank You for Your love, care and strength. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Lord, grant me the greatness of soul to confront my problems intelligently and courageously. Remind me that no problem is too small to bring to You in prayer. Teach me to live in Your wisdom, and help me to appreciate the many gifts You bring into my life. In Jesus' name, Amen

Always-present Lord, I feel that I’ve been abandoned. I have had this sense before in my life, but this time it feels overwhelming. I feel that the loved one I’ve lost has abandoned me, and I worry that others in my life will abandon me. I even wonder if You have abandoned me. Comfort me. Remind me that You never abandon those who love You and turn to You as I am doing.

by Marci Alborghetti
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