look around. and must be found! That prayer and the more “polite” version (Dear St . Anthony please come around something is lost and it cannot be found.)
Saint Anthony is known for the miracles witnessed during his lifetime.
Be appeased, O Lord. Hearken and do not delay for Your own sake, O my God; for Your Name is invoked upon this city and upon Your people and deal with us according to Your mercy. Amen. That You would defend, pacify, keep, preserve, and bless this city, we beseech You, hear us.”
Roman Catholic Church doctrine supports intercessory prayer to saints . Intercessory prayer to saints also plays an important role in the Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox churches. In addition, some Anglo-Catholics believe in saintly intercession.
St . Anthony of Padua, known as the patron saint of lost articles, is credited with recovering lost people, items and stolen goods. In some cultures, the faithful petition him when in search of love .
Because St. Christopher offered protection to travelers and against sudden death, many churches placed images or statues of him, usually opposite the south door, so he could be easily seen. He is usually depicted as a giant of a man, with a child on his shoulder and a staff in one hand.
|Saint Pantaleon ( Panteleimon )|
|Patronage||Physicians, midwives, livestock, lottery, lottery winners and victories, lottery tickets; invoked against headaches, consumption, locusts, witchcraft, accidents and loneliness; helper for crying children|
Saint Jude He is the patron saint of impossible causes because he urges Christians to stay close to Christ during hard times.
The patron saint of financial matters is St Matthew the Apostle.” But it adds: “Depending on the severity of your situation you may feel that the patron saint for desperate causes is more apt – St Jude.”
Rita , humble and pure; patient and compassionate lover of Christ Crucified! We have confidence that everyone who has recourse to you , will find comfort and relief. Listen to our petitions and show your power with God on our behalf. Obtain our petitions for us, if they are for the greater glory of God, and for our good.
“O Saint Joseph , I never weary contemplating you and Jesus asleep in your arms; I dare not approach while He reposes near your heart. ” Saint Joseph , Patron of departed souls – pray for me. (Mention your intention) Amen.”
Our Father , Who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Hail Mary, full of grace.
Angels were created by God (just as we were), and only our Creator is worthy of our adoration. We also aren’t to pray to angels — and we don’t need to! Jesus Christ has opened heaven’s door to us, and we have direct access to the Father through Him (see Hebrews 4:14-16).
Three Hail Marys is a traditional Roman Catholic devotional practice of reciting three Hail Marys as a petition for purity and other virtues. Believers recommend that it be prayed after waking in the morning, and before going to bed, following the examination of conscience at night.
In many Protestant traditions, including the Reformed tradition, we do not refer to specific saints in our worship or prayers because we hold to the belief in the priesthood of all believers. If every believer is a priest, then it is not necessary to request the intercession of saint to appeal to God.