Sunday, September 22, 2019

St. Anthony Prayer – St. Anthony of Padua Prayer

St. Anthony Prayer

St. Anthony of Padua (1195 – 1231) is the patron saint of lost and stolen articles. St. Anthony prayer is usually by a various number of people including; lost people, lost souls, amputees, Native Americans, mariners, oppressed people, said for horses among other occasions.

St Anthony was a Franciscan, meaning he followed the order of St. Francis of Asis. His feast day is on the 13th of June, and he was canonized by Pope Gregory IX in 1231. The Pope called him “The ark of the covenant.” Some prayers for St. Anthony include:

St. Anthony Prayer

St. Anthony Prayer

St. Anthony of Padua Prayer

“Blessed Saint Anthony, your prayers received miracles during your lifetime. You still seem to move freely in the realm of minor and major miracles. Saint Anthony, Doer of Miracles. Please obtain for me the blessings God has in reserve for those who serve Him well. I Pray that I may be worthy of the promises my Lord Jesus attached to confident prayer. [mention your special intentions] Franciscan Mission Associates. Amen.”

St. Anthony Prayer – St Anthony Miracle Prayer

“I praise you, St. Anthony, lily of purity, ornament and glory of Christianity.

I salute you, great Saint, pearl of wisdom and seraph of divine love. I rejoice at the favors Our Lord has so liberally given to you.

In humility and confidence I implore that you to help me, for I know that God has given you charity and compassion, as well as power.

I plead to you, by the love you felt toward the Holy Infant Jesus Christ. As you held Him in your arms, to tell Him now of the favors I seek through your intercession. (Mention your petition.)

Dear glorious and favorite of God, in humble reverence I petition you to grant me what I so urgently ask for. I will make known your goodness and holiness, thereby to honor and glorify Him who has so greatly blessed you. Amen.”

St. Anthony Prayer for Lost Items

“St. Anthony, perfect copy of Jesus, who received from the Heavenly Father. The special power of finding lost things, grant that I may find (your lost item) which has been missing. At least restore to me peace and calm of mind, the loss of which has affected me even more than my material loss. To this favor, I ask another from you: that I may always remain in the presence of the true good that is God. Let me rather lose all other things than lose God, my supreme good. Let me never suffer the loss of my greatest treasure, eternal life with God. Amen.”

St. Anthony Novena Prayer

“O wonderful St. Anthony, glorious on account of the fame of your miracles, and through the condescension of Jesus in coming in the form of a little child to rest in your arms, obtain for me of His bounty the grace which I ardently desire from the depths of my heart . (State your intention)
You who were so compassionate toward miserable sinners, regard not the unworthiness of those who pray to you, but the glory of God that it may once again be magnified by the granting of the particular request (State your intention) which I now ask for with persevering earnestness. Amen
Pray one Our Father,
one Hail Mary, and
Glory Be to the Father, in honor of Saint Anthony.

Saint Anthony, pray for us!

DAY ONE

O holy St. Anthony, gentlest of saints, your love for God and charity for his creatures made you worthy while on earth to possess miraculous powers. Miracles waited your word, which you were ever ready to speak for those in trouble or anxiety. Encouraged by this thought, I implore you to obtain for me the favor I seek in this novena (State your intention). The answer to my prayer may require a miracle; even so, you are the saint of miracles. O gentle and loving Saint Anthony, whose heart was ever full of human sympathy, whisper my petition into the ears of the Infant Jesus, who loved to be folded in your arms, and the gratitude of my heart will always be yours.

One Our Father, one Hail Mary, and Glory Be to the Father, in honor of Saint Anthony.

Saint Anthony, pray for us!

DAY TWO

O miracle-working St. Anthony, remember that it never has been heard that you left without help or relief anyone who in his need had recourse to you. Animated now with the most lively confidence, even with full conviction of not being refused, I fly for refuge to thee, O most favored friend of the Infant Jesus. O eloquent preacher of the divine mercy, despise not my supplications but, bringing them before the throne of God, strengthen them by your intercession and obtain for me the favor I seek in this novena (State your intention) .

One Our Father, one Hail Mary, and Glory Be to the Father, in honor of Saint Anthony.

Saint Anthony, pray for us!

DAY THREE

O purest St. Anthony, who through your angelic virtue was made worthy to be caressed by the Divine Child Jesus, to hold him in your arms and press him to your heart. I entreat you to cast a benevolent glance upon me. O glorious St. Anthony, born under the protection of Mary Immaculate, on the Feast of her Assumption into Heaven, and consecrated to her and now so powerful an intercessor in Heaven, I beseech you to obtain for me the favor I ask in this novena (State your intention). O great wonder-worker, intercede for me that God may grant my request.

One Our Father, one Hail Mary, and Glory Be to the Father, in honor of Saint Anthony.

Saint Anthony, pray for us!

DAY FOUR

I salute and honor you, O powerful helper, St. Anthony. The Christian world confidently turns to you and experiences your tender compassion and powerful assistance in so many necessities and sufferings that I am encouraged in my need to seek your help in obtaining a favorable answer to my request for the favor I seek in this novena (State your intention). O holy St. Anthony, I beseech you, obtain for me the grace that I desire.

One Our Father, one Hail Mary, and Glory Be to the Father, in honor of Saint Anthony.

Saint Anthony, pray for us!

DAY FIVE

I salute you, St. Anthony, lily of purity, ornament and glory of Christianity. I salute you, great Saint, cherub of wisdom and seraph of divine love. I rejoice at the favors our Lord has so liberally bestowed upon you. In humility and confidence I entreat you to help me, for I know that God has given you charity and pity, as well as power. I ask you by the love you did feel toward the Infant Jesus as you held him in your arms to tell Him now of the favor I seek through your intercession in this novena (State your intention).

One Our Father, one Hail Mary, and Glory Be to the Father, in honor of Saint Anthony.

Saint Anthony, pray for us!

DAY SIX

O glorious St. Anthony, chosen by God to preach his Word, you received from Him the gift of tongues and the power of working the most extraordinary miracles. O good St. Anthony, pray that I may fulfill the will of God in all things so that I may love Him, with you, for all eternity. O kind St. Anthony, I beseech you, obtain for me the grace that I desire, the favor I seek in this novena (State your intention).

One Our Father, one Hail Mary, and Glory Be to the Father, in honor of Saint Anthony.

Saint Anthony, pray for us!

DAY SEVEN

O renowned champion of the faith of Christ, most holy St. Anthony, glorious for your many miracles, obtain for me from the bounty of my Lord and God the grace which I ardently seek in this novena (State your intention) . O holy St. Anthony, ever attentive to those who invoke you, grant me that aid of your powerful intercession.

One Our Father, one Hail Mary, and Glory Be to the Father, in honor of Saint Anthony.

Saint Anthony, pray for us!

DAY EIGHT

O holy St. Anthony, you have shown yourself so powerful in your intercession, so tender and so compassionate towards those who honor you and invoke you in suffering and distress. I beseech you most humbly and earnestly to take me under your protection in my present necessities and to obtain for me the favor I desire (State your intention). Recommend my request to the merciful Queen of Heaven, that she may plead my cause with you before the throne of her Divine Son.

One Our Father, one Hail Mary, and Glory Be to the Father, in honor of Saint Anthony.

Saint Anthony, pray for us!

DAY NINE

Saint Anthony, servant of Mary, glory of the Church, pray for our Holy Father, our bishops, our priests, our Religious Orders, that, through their pious zeal and apostolic labors, all may be united in faith and give greater glory to God. St. Anthony, helper of all who invoke you, pray for me and intercede for me before the throne of Almighty God that I be granted the favor I so earnestly seek in this novena (State your intention).

One Our Father, one Hail Mary, and Glory Be to the Father, in honor of Saint Anthony.

Saint Anthony, pray for us!

May the divine assistance remain always with us.
Amen
May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
Amen.
O God, may the votive commemoration of blessed Anthony, your confessor, be a source of joy to your Church, that she may always be fortified with spiritual assistance, and deserve to enjoy eternal rewards. Through Christ our Lord.
Amen.

Unfailing Prayer to St Anthony

“Blessed be the Almighty God in His Angels and in His Saints

St. Anthony, humblest of Saints, your love for God and charity for his creation, made you worthy, while on earth. Enough so as to possess miraculous powers. Miracles waited on your word, which you were prepared to speak for those in trouble or anxiety. Encouraged by this thought, I ask you to obtain for me the favors that I seek (mention your request here).

The answer to my prayer may call on a miracle, even so, you are the Saint of Miracles.

Dear gentle and loving St. Anthony, whose heart was full of sympathy. Whisper my petition into the ears of the Infant Jesus, who loved to be held in your arms; and the gratitude of my heart will ever be yours.

Amen.”

St Anthony Healing Prayer

“Loving St. Anthony, lover of the least and lowly. You reached out to the sick with a giving and compassionate heart. Please be with me at this moment of poor health, and accompany me as I face this sickness and all the uncertainties of weakness. Help me experience the Lords healing power through your prayers, as well as my own.

When I suffer, guide me to unite myself to the Cross of Jesus Christ. So that this suffering may bring spiritual benefit to me and to others. May my carrying the cross of illness here on earth prepare me for new life. In the eternal joys of perfect happiness and fullness of life with God forever in Heaven. Amen.”

Prayer to St. Anthony for Financial Help

Humble, St. Anthony, I need your help.
I am worried about my finances.
But I don’t ask to be rich.
I just ask to be able to take care of myself and my loved ones.
Help me (put your personal need here).
As you helped those in need in your own days,
so now I ask to you help me now.
Amen.”

St Anthony Short Prayer

“Faithful Saint Anthony, attentive to those who seek your help, give to us the aid of your powerful intercession for the grace of holy purity, meekness, humility, obedience, the spirit of poverty, and perfect abandonment to the will of God. Amen.”

St. Anthony Prayer – Prayer of Gratitude

“Dear St. Anthony, glorious worker of wonders, you have helped me with great kindness and have consoled my soul. I express to you now my humble gratitude and thanks for all your heavenly aid.

Please accept my prayer, and my sincere promise, to aim to live always in the love of Jesus Christ and of my neighbor. Continue to cover me with your powerful protection, and obtain for me the final grace of being able, one day, to enter the Kingdom of Heaven. To join with you in the everlasting praises of God’s love and mercy. Amen.”

Prayer to St. Anthony for Those Suffering with Cancer

“Blessed St. Anthony, you recognized Our Lord Jesus as the Divine Healer. In your goodness and kindness, please intercede for (mention name) who is suffering from cancer. If it is God’s will, I ask that on this day, the gift of healing be granted to (name). Comfort them during times of unbearable suffering, and ask our Lord to grant them peace and patience in suffering. May God give (name) the fullness of life here on earth, or call him/her home to eternal glory forever. Amen.”

St. Anthony Prayer – Prayer For Inner Peace

“Blessed St. Anthony, faithful servant of Christ, you gave comfort and consolation to all who came to you in times of need. Please pray for me now, that I may learn true peace of mind, heart and soul. Help me develop in faith, so that I may be freed from all useless and needless anxiety in this life.

Holy Saint fill me with a complete and lasting faith in God’s healing graces. Give me the peace known by those who let go of resentments, bitterness and anger. Comfort me that Our Divine Savior, Jesus Christ, is with me every step of the way, every day of my life, and that in His gracious love I need not worry or fear any of life’s difficulties. Amen.”

St. Anthony Prayer – Prayer For my Family

“Loving St. Anthony, God blessed you with a caring family to guide you in the image and the ideals of Jesus Christ. Please from your place in heaven, watch over my family, and help us grow together in faith and in a loving concern for each other.

Help tighten our bonds of family unity when we live by Jesus’ teachings of forgiveness, of selfless service, of putting the love of God and the needs of others first in our lives. Give us words and ways to show our affection and respect for all in our family, and guide us to work through and resolve all our misunderstandings and disagreements. Amen.”

St. Anthony Prayer – Prayer for Poor Children

“Blessed St. Anthony, your love for the infant Jesus made him present himself to you to see and to hold in your arms. Please help us to see and love Jesus in all the poor and suffering of the world. Move us to clothe, feed and help Jesus, in all unwanted, abused and abandoned children and people. Guide us, for the sake of Jesus, who became a child like one of us, to favor and protect all human life from its beginning to its end. Amen.”

St. Anthony Prayer – Prayer for Children and Grandchildren

“Blessed, St. Anthony, you were immensely admired by others for your child-like qualities of innocence, trust and goodness. I ask you now to intercede on my behalf to God for the children I entrust to your heavenly care. (Here mention.) Keep them safe from danger. Shield them from illness, disease and harm, and from the unwelcome influence of those who would lead them from the correct path.

Help them grow in faith and wisdom, and to become exemplary daughters and sons of our Heavenly Father. protect them from the presence and effects of evil in our world.

May they experience daily the tender compassion and care of our Loving God, who gave them breath and life, and whose image they bear. Amen.”

St. Anthony Prayer – Prayer of Thanksgiving

“Caring St. Anthony, God has helped me boundlessly through your prayer and has strengthened me in my need. I thank the Lord and I thank you. Accept this prayer and my serious resolve which I now renew, to live always in the love of Jesus and of my neighbor. Continue to cover me with your protection and pray to God for the final grace of one day entering the kingdom of heaven to sing with you the everlasting mercies of God. Amen.”

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