St. Jude Prayer for Addiction

Addiction

Pray to St. JudeGod of life, You made me in Your perfect image, to live in Your love and to give You glory, honor and praise. Open my heart to Your healing power. Come, Lord Jesus, calm my soul just as you whispered “Peace” to the stormy sea. St. Jude, most holy Apostle, in my need I reach out to you. I beg you to intercede for me that I may find strength to overcome my illness. Bless all those who struggle with addiction. Touch them, heal them, reassure them of the Father’s constant love. Remain at my side, St. Jude, to chase away all evil temptations, fears, and doubts. May the quiet assurance of your loving presence illuminate the darkness in my heart and bring lasting peace. Amen.

Post your prayer or petition below for those suffering from addiction. Or if you would like, send your special intentions for those suffering from addiction to the altar of St. Jude at the National Shrine of St. Jude where it will be prayed for by the Claretians.

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  • Momma September 1, 2014 at 8:46 PM

    St. Jude, I visited your shrine 2 days in a row, weeping at your feet for your miraculous help in healing my son of his drug addictions. He needs an increase of faith and trust in The Lord. He recently lost his grandmother, whom he was very close to, which sent him down the dark road. I know they are in Heaven trying to help him. Please help him. The candles that are lit, the prayers that are said, the tears that are she’d and the saddness and brokenness of a mother’s heart are so great. Lord, I trust You. Amen.

  • Ramona frankfort September 1, 2014 at 5:34 AM

    Dear lord, mother Mary and all the saints please pray for me that I can overcome the temptation to gamble. I need you now in my darkest hour please help me. I am a lost soul and I need you love more than ever. I am lost without you. Please make things right for me and my family.

  • Chad August 30, 2014 at 7:25 AM

    St. JUDE please pray for me to overcome my addiction to porn.I can’t take this anymore. Holy Mother pray for me.

  • Carl August 29, 2014 at 11:56 AM

    St. Jude please help my dear son Nicholas who is in desperate need of healing from drug addiction. He is also in need a job which has contributed to his problem. Thank you for your intercessions. I truly believe. Amen!

  • Susan lutz August 29, 2014 at 8:59 AM

    St Jude. Please help Adam overcome his addiction so he can heal from his life threatening illness. He must stop drinking to save his life literally! I pray he can use his experience and consequences to help other addicts. He loves to help others. I pray that will be his motivation to change his life–to save it. In Jesus name. Amen.

  • debbie August 28, 2014 at 9:01 PM

    ST.Jude,Please help my son with his drug addiction.He has relaspe after being clean for 8 months.Please give him the streghth to get back on the right path as he has stop going to his probation,&is on suspension from his job for failing a drug test.Please open his eyes & let him see what his addiction has cost him.please pray he turns himself in so he can have all legal charges behind him

  • To all dealing with addictions August 27, 2014 at 8:18 PM

    St. Jude, help of the hopeless, please hear the prayers of all here who are addicted and those who love them. I pray that they trust that God, the ultimate Physician can heal them and bring them back to Him. God can send miraculous healings and replace those addictions with faith in Him. I join my prayers with theirs. No one is a failure…we just take one day at a time, and if we stumble, God is there to catch us and give us strength and faith to move on.

  • julia August 27, 2014 at 2:20 PM

    Please please pray for my boyfriend he is really struggling with herion addiction he really needs help but he doesnt see it please pray the lord opens his eyes to help to see he needs help amd that the Lord will set him free once and for all please pray for eric!!!im scared if he doesnt get help I will find him dead one day
    GOD BLESS!!

  • Armond Mater August 27, 2014 at 10:12 AM

    St. Jude, PLEASE HELP, my wife Dola Rozario is suffering from cancer may the almighty God Bless her so that she can recovery from her sickness cancer

  • ymelda lopez August 27, 2014 at 6:41 AM

    Please help my son with his problem.it has been going on so long.I don’t think I can take it anymore.feeling helpless

  • Hurting August 27, 2014 at 5:48 AM

    St. Jude, please help me. I am back using cocaine again and I feel like a failure. I don’t know what to do. I think I can control it but, I can’t. Please help, guide me I am at your mercy.

  • Marilena August 26, 2014 at 11:36 AM

    St. Jude please help my husband get over his alcohol addiction. He seems so into it sometimes and yet denies his addiction. Please help him clean up and reconnect with God. Amen

  • Lynette Wade August 25, 2014 at 12:18 AM

    please prayer for my husband Peter who has and still is battling his addiction to poker machines . he is remorseful. but doesn’t have to strength to stop on his own . I beg St Jude to intercede for my husband that he may overcome this addiction once and for all .

  • Momma August 21, 2014 at 9:34 PM

    St. Jude, Blessed Seelos, help my oldest son find peace in his life. Help him with his drug rehab to be drug free. Keep him safe upon the roads, help him drive safe against others, others safe against him. Bring him home safe and sound soon. Lord, please send him the woman you have chosen for him, to bring him joy and happiness. It has been a tough life for him so far. He has a kind soul and gets used by his so called “friends.” help him, Lord, to follow Your Will for him. Thank you. Amen.

  • Momma August 21, 2014 at 5:52 AM

    Blessed Seelos, St. Jude, St. Therese, Archangel Raphael, I pray for your powerful, miraculous intercessions for all here, for my family and friends, for the Pope and all religious. We are all in need of help and guidance. Also, ask God to send His Holy Spirit upon us to enlighten us and guide us. We thank you all for your help when we call upon you. Bring peace to all here who are struggling. Amen.

  • Christy August 17, 2014 at 11:22 PM

    My nephew suffers from addiction and he refuses treatment despite being diagnosed bipolar. Help him find peace and healing. Help his parents and sister to stop enabling his behavior. Help him see that he can live a sober life. Help him find Jesus. He is very ill and may have damaged his heart. He can not admit that he is using. I pray that he is completely healed.
    The Lord says, “I will rescue those who love me.
    I will protect those who trust in my name.
    15 When they call on me, I will answer;
    I will be with them in trouble.
    I will rescue and honor them.
    16 I will reward them with a long life
    and give them my salvation.”

  • Momma August 17, 2014 at 7:46 PM

    People battling addictions face so much pain. They end up being in denial, lie, steal, hurt the people that love them because they are in such deep pain themselves. They are in desperate need of God in their lives. Lord, send Your Archangel Raphael with his healing green light to heal them of their addictions and fill them with Your White light and love. Amen.

  • Kui August 17, 2014 at 9:40 AM

    please help me pray for Wilson to get over his addiction and to stop lying. St. Jude intercede for me in Jesus name. Amen

  • Momma August 13, 2014 at 5:45 AM

     ArchAngel Raphael for those battling addiction…..

    Call upon or pray to Raphael:   

    Great Archangel Raphael, the healing angel of God,
    I call upon you.
    I am in need of your healing power.
    I humbly ask you,
    To tell me how I can heal my emotional and physical wounds
    And guide me, as I shall practice the art of healing.
    Stand by my side and direct me every step of the way.
    Give me a sign of what to do,
    And I shall be your healing hands to help myself and others.
    I call upon you great Raphael,
    To be the loving and caring angel that you are,
    And teach me how to heal.
    I ask you to give me clear signs on what to do.
    I thank you great Raphael,
    For your kindness and your love. 
     

  • Mary August 12, 2014 at 12:02 PM

    Story of so many here – my nephew Jared 26 now on the street – suspect bipolar – refuses medical help – raised in good Catholic family – fear for his safety. Help please – life is hard as it is.

  • Marty August 12, 2014 at 8:57 AM

    Please help my son for his addictions. We took him to rehab last might and my heart is breaking today. He really needs help and I am asking for him to get this process peacefully and recover fully. He has struggled with his faith and I need him to reconnect to God above. Please through the Grace of God heal him and make him the great person that he has inside of him!

  • am August 12, 2014 at 2:06 AM

    ST.JUDE PLEAE PRAY FOR MY SON – HELP HIM TO FIND A RESPECTFUL JOB WHERE HE CAN USE HIS SKILLS. PRAY FOR HIM TO STOP TALKING DRUGS.HE STRUGGLES WITH ADDICTION. PUT PEOPLE IN HIS LIFE TO FEEL THE STRENGTH HE NEEDS TO OVERCOME. HE HAS LOST INTEREST FOR EVERYTHING. HELP HIM TO FIND A GIRL FRIEND WHO WILL GUIDE HIM TO THE RIGHT PATHWAY. HELP HIM TO SEE THE LIGHT OF GOD AND MOVE CLOSER TO GOD. PLEASE PLEAE PRAY FOR HIM I REALLY NEED HELP FROM YOU. I HAVE NO BODY IN THIS COUNTRY EXCEPT TO PRAY FOR YOU FOR HELP. I WILL ALWAYS HONOUR YOU AS MY SPECIAL AND POWERFUL SAINT OF HOPELESS SITUATION AND ENCOURAGE DEVOTION TO YOU. AMEN.

  • Momma August 10, 2014 at 8:20 PM

    My son is so sad that his grandmother died. I pray and ask her to help him get off of drugs. Amen.

  • Michelle August 9, 2014 at 8:21 PM

    St.Jude pray for son Sean for the end to his addictions and dealing drugs
    Jordan for her addictions
    Jessica for her addictions
    James for his addictions
    Brayden’s protection of being cared for by addicts

  • Michelle August 9, 2014 at 8:14 PM

    Please help me get off all perscription pills. It’s my first day off opiates. I’m scared and alone because everyone is driving me crazy.

  • Traci Cheshier August 9, 2014 at 7:43 PM

    Praying for you everyday!

  • christina August 9, 2014 at 1:26 PM

    St. Jude, PLEASE HELP, my son who battles with addictions, he continues to deny he has a problem with this illness, even though he’s confessed in the past that he was on drugs, and became very addicted. After living in the streets for a few years, as he lost his job, lost all of his retirement monies on this addiction, thru the Grace of God, his wife has taken him back as they have three children. I see him lost, as I’ve never have seen him, continue to deny his addiction, but it is so evident, my heart aches. He has been unemployed for the pst eight years and not contributing any financial assistance to his wife that works, even though he does everything else, in lieu of his responsibilities. Help St Judge, please intercede, his mother always – Amen

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