“Dear St . Anthony please come around [name what is lost ] is lost and it cannot be found.” ” St . Anthony , perfect imitator of Jesus, who received from God the special power of restoring lost things , grant that I may find [name what is lost ] which has been lost .
The traditional practice of praying for St . Anthony’s help in finding lost or stolen things is traced to an incident during his lifetime that occurred in Bologna. According to the story, Anthony had a book of psalms that was important to him, as it contained his notes and comments for use in teaching his students.
Saint Anthony is known for the miracles witnessed during his lifetime.
God, help these lost souls to know your Son, Jesus, so that they can start worshiping you in truth. Indwell your Holy Spirit in them. God, remove the evil influences from their lives that are blocking them from accepting Jesus as their Lord and Savior. In Jesus’ name, I believe and pray , Amen.
Archangel Chamuel fulfills a role similar to Saint Anthony in Catholicism, who also helps reunite us with missing items. Both are amazingly swift at bringing back beloved heirloom items such as wedding rings.
Retracing Your Steps. Determine the last time you saw the item. It’s probably obvious, but the first step in tracking down the thing you’ve lost is picturing where you last had it. Even if it’s not the exact spot where you lost it, it may jog your memory so you start to remember where you left it.
St. Michael the Archangel – against danger at sea, against temptations, holy death, sick people, storms at sea, police officers.
Anthony was canonised as a saint on 30 May 1232, less than a year after his death. He is considered a patron saint of lost or stolen items.
|Egyptian equivalent||Thoth, Anubis|
|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|
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.”
“O Saint Joseph , I never weary contemplating you and Jesus asleep in your arms; I dare not approach while He reposes near your heart. Press Him in my name and kiss his fine head for me and ask him to return the Kiss when I draw my dying breath.” ” Saint Joseph , Patron of departed souls – pray for me.
Dear Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner, and I ask for Your forgiveness. I believe You died for my sins and rose from the dead. I turn from my sins and invite You to come into my heart and life. I want to trust and follow You as my Lord and Savior.
I hope they will encourage you to make 2021 a year of prayer . Know to whom you are speaking. Thank him. Ask for God’s will. Say what you need. Ask for forgiveness. Pray with a friend. Pray the Word. Memorize Scripture.
We should pray for ourselves and for all other people, even for our enemies, but not for the souls of the dead . The Bible tells us, “Man is destined to die once and after that to face judgment” (Hebrew 9:27, see also Luke 16:19-31). It would do no good to pray for someone who has died.