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Prayer to lost things

Saint Anthony was one of the most beloved saints in Christianity. He is known as the patron saint of those who are lost or missing something. In fact, according to Catholic tradition, if you pray to St. Anthony for help in finding something that has been lost, your prayer will be answered by God through his intercession on your behalf.

Prayer to lost things

Here’s a prayer to Saint Anthony, the patron saint of lost things. You can use this prayer when you lose something important to you—like your car keys. Or maybe it’s an article of clothing that has gone missing? Whatever it is, Saint Anthony loves all his little lambs and knows exactly where they’ve gone!

This sacred prayer was written by St. Francis de Sales: “O most gentle Jesus, who didst heal all disease with a touch and bestow peace on all hearts with a simple word; in gratitude for Your goodness I ask You through Your servant Saint Anthony to obtain for me from Your infinite mercy what I am about to request.”

Next, recite this short phrase 11 times: “Saint Anthony please help me find my [insert object here].” Then cross yourself out of habit—you don’t have to do anything else if you don’t want! There’s also no need for candles or incense; just say whatever feels right for you in your heart at this moment.

The following is an example of a prayer for a lost item:

Dear God,

I have lost my favorite cat. He was last seen running into the woods behind my house. He went missing on Thursday night at 9:30 PM and I haven’t seen him since then. I miss him terribly and would really appreciate your help in finding him. Please guide me in the right direction as to where he might be hiding so that we can be reunited once again. Thank you for all the blessings you have bestowed upon me during my lifetime and for always being there when I need help! Amen.#ENDWRITE

St. Anthony, perfect imitator of Jesus, who received from God the special power of restoring lost things, grant that I may find (name what was lost) 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, perfect imitator of Jesus, who received from God the special power of restoring lost things, grant that I may find (name what was lost) 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 for finding a lost object

The above prayer only works if you do your part by searching for the item in all places possible and have faith in the miracle worker that is St. Anthony! Another option would be to light a candle for St. Anthony in a church or perhaps have one blessed by a priest and take it home with you to burn when needed.

As a last resort, you could also pray to St. Anthony while riding on the train. The only problem is that it’s impossible to know exactly where your lost item might be, so this option may not be as effective as praying at home or in a church or perhaps even buying a candle from the church and taking it home with you to burn when needed.

A multitude of miracles are associated with Saint Anthony’s intercession. He raises people from the dead and cures those stricken with serious and painful maladies. He even restored sight to the blind, food to the hungry, chastity to sinners and peace among quarreling family members.

St. Anthony is the patron saint of lost items and miracles. He can help with many problems such as finding a job, healing from an illness and restoring peace to families that are fighting with each other.

St Anthony is also known for resurrecting people from the dead! He even restored sight to the blind and food to starving people.

catholic prayer for lost things

St. Anthony, the patron saint of lost things, is one of the most beloved saints in all of Christianity. His story has been told for centuries and has inspired many people to pray to him for help finding lost items. The prayer below was written specifically by St. Francis de Sales (16th century) as a way to ask St. Anthony’s assistance when something is lost or missing.

prayer to find something lost

Saint Anthony of Padua is the patron saint of finding lost things. He is also known as “the finder of lost articles”.

The prayer to St. Anthony asking for help in finding a lost item can be said by anyone, Catholic or non-Catholic, who has lost something valuable and wants to find it again. The prayer works when they perform it with faith and hope that they will recover their lost item or person. The prayer goes like this:

“St. Anthony, please come to my aid; I am desperate! This morning I dropped my glasses in a taxi cab just as it drove away from me, but I believe that you can help me find them again since you are the Patron Saint who helps us find our way through life’s problems.”

O most glorious Saint Anthony, kind Protector of the poor and needy, we ask your help in finding lost articles. We beseech you through your great kindness and compassion to assist us for whom you have always been a strong defender. We are greatly troubled because of our loss, but we have faith that through God’s grace and by your intercession, we shall soon be reunited with the missing object(s). For the honor of Christ and His Holy Mother, we pray for its return to us.

O most glorious Saint Anthony, kind Protector of the poor and needy, we ask your help in finding lost articles. We beseech you through your great kindness and compassion to assist us for whom you have always been a strong defender. We are greatly troubled because of our loss, but we have faith that through God’s grace and by your intercession, we shall soon be reunited with the missing object(s). For the honor of Christ and His Holy Mother, we pray for its return to us.

We believe that one day you will answer our prayers for finding lost things, so that all who seek comfort from their pains may come to receive it from You!

Pray to St. Anthony

To pray to St. Anthony, you can say:

  • “St. Anthony, please find my lost thing(s).”
  • “St. Anthony, please help me find my lost item(s).”

To get started on your journey towards finding your lost items, try saying one of these prayers out loud. If they don’t work for you at first, try making some changes and see if that helps!

prayer to find something lost

I have a spiritual problem and I don’t know what to do. My son lost something very important and I need help finding it. What should I do?

Friday Prayer

Have you lost something valuable? Do you need a prayer for finding lost items? If so, this prayer is for you! This powerful St. Anthony prayer will help you find whatever it is that’s missing from your life.

This prayer is also known as the “Prayer to Saint Anthony.” It’s been used since the Middle Ages and has power beyond what most people can imagine. If you’re looking for a way to get back your lost valuables, look no further!

The Prayer: O St. Anthony of Padua (Patron Saint of Lost Things), be my guide and helper in finding what is stolen or lost or left behind in any place where I may happen to be; whether at home or out on business; whether near me or far away – especially that which I have mislaid or forgotten myself at home or elsewhere.

Pointing upwards with his hand towards heaven he said “St Joseph give ear unto my prayers,” then again pointing downwards added: “And obtain from God grace that this favor may be granted me.”

Prayer to Saint Anthony

Saint Anthony is the patron saint of lost things. Here’s a prayer you can say if you’ve lost something:

  • Oh Saint Anthony, please intercede for me on behalf of who has lost . Bring it back to us safely so that we may be able to use it as we need it. Please bless our family in this time of need and help us find what was lost! In the name of God, amen!

St. Anthony, perfect imitator of Jesus, who received from God the special power of restoring lost things, grant that I may find (mention your petition) 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 is your way of communicating with God. When you pray, you’re not just talking to yourself; you’re sending your thoughts and feelings up to God in the form of words.

Praying for others can also help them out; when we ask for intercession from saints, we’re asking them to pray on our behalf. Likewise, forgiveness is something that only God can give us–but if one has a particular heartache or regret he or she wishes to repent for before receiving it from God, then asking for forgiveness through prayer may be helpful as well (as long as there’s no sin involved). Finally, thanking Him every day will allow Him realize how much He means to us and how grateful we are for all His blessings in our lives!

How to Pray

  • Pray the following prayer (or something similar) as many times as needed until your request is granted:

+ O my God, I pray to you for [name of person or thing], who has been lost.

+ I beg you to reunite [name of person or thing] with me if it be for the greater good, and I thank you for this gift when it comes.

  • If your request has been granted, remember to announce it on this website so others can rejoice with you in gratitude to God for his great benefits and so that they can ask for your intercession when they are in need

Make the Sign of the Cross and say this prayer as many times as needed until your request is fulfilled. When your request has been granted, remember to announce it on this website so others can rejoice with you in gratitude to God for his great benefits and so that they can ask for your intercession when they are in need. If you do not wish to announce it publicly on this website, at least make a donation so others may benefit from his intercession in their time of need just as you have benefited at this time. After making your announcement or donation, always say a prayer thanking St. Anthony for his intercession and let us know that you have done so by clicking here.

To make the Sign of the Cross, hold your hand out in front of you and touch first your forehead, then your breastbone (or just above where a shirt would button) and finally on each shoulder. All together this is known as making an “X” over yourself as a sign of protection from evil. Then say this prayer:

St. Anthony, Patron Saint of Lost Things, please help me find what I have lost! If it was money or some other material possession, please return it to me even though I do not deserve it after misusing it so badly. If my lost item was a person or pet animal that wandered away from home because they were neglected by their owners, please reunite them with me soon so they may once again share my life with love and respect. And if none of these things apply to my request for help today but rather something else entirely (e.g., finding someone who is lost), please intercede for me before Our Lord Jesus Christ so that whatever He wants to send into my life will come quickly and without delay—and may He always bless us both! Amen!”

Conclusion

So, next time you lose something and need to pray for it to come back, remember St. Anthony of Padua (and his little companion, the pig). He’s been helping people find lost items for over 800 years now

I hope this post has helped you to understand how important it is to be aware that our lost items can be found and restored through prayer. I also hope that if you ever find yourself in a situation where you need help finding something, then these prayers will come in handy!

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