St. Anthony of Padua was a truly holy man who lived his life to promote God’s plan and message. He lived a life that countless Catholics all over the world aspire to live which is why a prayer request through the intercession of St. Anthony of Padua is something that is so powerful for so many people.
We will print and place your prayer request on the Stone of Anointing; the holiest place where Jesus’ body was laid down after being removed from the crucifix and prepared for burial.
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Prayer to St. Anthony
There are many ways that you can say a prayer for a miracle to St. Anthony. There are many people that opt to do a quick, one off prayer requesting his guidance on a certain matter in their life which is something that is commonly referred to as a St. Anthony’s miraculous prayer. There are many others who feel more comfortable praying a novena to St. Anthony which consists of nine days of prayer. There are many different prayers to St. Anthony that you can use either as your single prayer or during your novena, however, here is a powerful example of prayer to St. Anthony that many people opt to use for their prayer to St. Anthony:
O Holy St. Anthony, gentlest of Saints, your love for God and Charity for His creatures, made you worthy, when on earth, to possess miraculous powers. Encouraged by this thought, I implore you to obtain for me…
[Mention your request here].
O gentle and loving St. Anthony, whose heart was ever full of human sympathy, whisper my petition into the ears of the sweet Infant Jesus, who loved to be folded in your arms; and the gratitude of my heart will ever be yours. Amen.
St. Anthony Prayer for Lost Things
There are many saints that you can pray to for help. St. Anthony is the go-to saint for many people who have lost something. Usually the “something” that they have lost is something that is physical or tangible. St. Anthony being designated as the patron saint for lost things stems from an experience that St. Anthony had in which he prayed to God for a stolen book of Psalms to be returned and it was. One of the most common prayers to St. Anthony for lost things is as follows:
St. Anthony, perfect imitator of Jesus, who received from God the special power of restoring lost things, grant that I may find [name the 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
St. Anthony Prayer for Love
Did you know that St. Anthony is also designated to be the protector of lovers? Although you may routinely say prayers for love, why not include a St. Anthony prayer for love in your daily prayers request? Here is an example of a prayer that you can use:
Admirable Anthony, so glorious for your miracles and for the favor that Jesus showed on you by coming in the guise of the Divine Child to rest in your arms, obtain from His goodness the grace I long for within my heart. You, so compassionate toward poor sinners, pay no attention to my defects, but to the glory of God which will once again be exalted by you and to my eternal salvation, not separated from the request I am now earnestly making.
Let my love and charity towards the poor be a token of my gratitude. May I be given the grace to enter heaven with them through your intercession by the grace of Jesus the Redeemer.
St. Anthony Prayer for Protection
St. Anthony is considered to be a general protector as well. You can implore to St. Anthony to come to your protection and defense through this powerful St. Anthony prayer for protection:
O Holy St. Anthony,
be our protector and defender.
Ask God to surround us with the Holy Angels,
so that we may emerge from every danger
in the fullness of health and well-being.
Guide our life journey,
so we will always walk safely together with you,
in God’s friendship.