St. Jude Prayer for 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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  • grace November 20, 2014 at 8:51 PM

    st.jude.. help us in our financial problems specially my mother. please ask god to give her more patience in the life that she has now.. and good health. please bless my mother more..

  • vinny November 20, 2014 at 3:03 PM

    Dear st jude please ask jesus and the holy spirit to help me with my Reiki crystal healing
    and Quantum Tkn

  • Efrain November 20, 2014 at 2:32 PM

    I ask for your help in this hard time for my cousin who is addicted to a heavy drug he is now homeless and is completely lost, please St.jude keep Mario safe and let him find God once again . Amen!

  • Angelica Mora November 20, 2014 at 2:14 PM

    Brothers & Sisters I ask for all of you to keep my family in your prayers please I am a young new wife and mother , we are barely making ends meet, my husband is addicted to marijuana but plans to quit this January to start new please please keep us in your prayers that he finds strength to leave this drug behind and strive to be the best person he can be and a better job in his future.! Thank you all and GOD BLESS EACH AND EVERYONE OF YOU!! St. Jude please help me and pray for me to The Lord our God to be patient and understanding as my husband tries to better himself as well as for his family , Amen

  • Deb November 19, 2014 at 8:52 PM

    Lord, please deliver my son from his addictions to the internet, the internet “friends” that are leading down the hole, his disorder, and his video gaming. He also needs a job and better friends. Thank you for hearing me. St Jude please intercede for my son.

  • Momma November 19, 2014 at 8:20 AM

    Addiction is a powerful disease, but God is more powerful. Trust in God. Pray everyday and pray to St. Jude and St. Rita, they will intercede for you to God. God will help you find your inner strength and be successful. I pray for all of you and believe in you.

  • vinny November 16, 2014 at 4:03 AM

    dear st jude please help me and my family in this life .and please help that my case works out in my favour forever grateful
    Thank you o holy st Jude

  • wexler halimah November 13, 2014 at 11:17 AM


  • grace November 9, 2014 at 12:42 AM

    st.jude, please help my father quit his drug addiction. please heal him and keep him away from evil. give him chance to see how beautiful the world is. give him a peaceful mind and calm. help our family to be happy again. change him st.jude. let the devil get away from him. make him see the brighter side. we want him to put in a rehabilitation but we are lack of money. please hear my prayer. help my father. heal him st.jude.

  • Sad momma no more November 6, 2014 at 7:23 AM

    To the friend and all who prayed for my son to St. Monica, I cannot thank you enough for all of your prayers and help for my son’s recovery. Your prayers came at a time of desperation and sadness and brought hope into our lives. To all who need help, please include this St. Monica!

    To sad Momma, a prayer to St. Monica for your son. God Bless you both.
    Dear St Monica, troubled wife and mother,
    many sorrows pierced your heart during your lifetime.

    Yet, you never despaired or lost faith.

    With confidence, persistence, and profound faith,
    you prayed daily for the conversion
    of your beloved husband, Patricius,
    and your beloved son, Augustine;
    your prayers were answered.

    Grant me that same fortitude, patience,
    and trust in the Lord.

    Intercede for me, dear St Monica,
    that God may favorably hear my plea.
    (mention your intention here)

    Grant me the grace to accept His Will in all things,
    through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
    in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
    one God, forever and ever.


  • To Sue and others November 6, 2014 at 7:14 AM

    I was in the same situation not long ago, but through God’s loving Grace, my son is healed of the addictions. He also has ADHD, bipolar tendencies and depression. But through God’s Healing Power, He has sent the Holy Spirit into my son’s heart, increased his faith and brought him back to church and believing in miracles. It is through constant prayers and devotions that we take it one day at a time for his continued healing. Powerful intercessions through St. Jude, St. Rita, Blessed Seelos, Our Lady of Lourdes, Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary and many rosaries helped to bring my son healing. I know how heavy your crosses are at this time, so know that the burdens of these crosses will bring future blessings. Pray for their return to God and the church and healing of their hearts, souls, minds and bodies. Miracles happen everyday, never give up hope.

  • catherine November 5, 2014 at 11:00 AM

    Please St Jude, please intercede to our Lord Jesus, to take away my son’s addictions to alcohol and food. Also that he comes back to know and love the Lord.

  • Sue my son is kinesh November 5, 2014 at 2:41 AM


  • LPB November 4, 2014 at 9:57 PM

    My son has ADD DYSLEXIA anxiety and depression. He came home 3 yr ago. He is 32yo no wife, girlfriend or children. He was on meds for some years. Over medicated 3 times. Went to work for oil for 5 wks over medicated thank God his brother was there. Had a big argument took his adderral. And he did great. They didn’t need him so he was out of job for 3 months his older brother got him a job in the oil with him. Came home from work today I am very sure he is taking med again was out of control. He is suppose to start working on Monday
    St. Jude you who were with Jesus and saw his miracles please pray for my son Robert. God and Jesus take care of him. I have a lot of faith that he will find his way. Please pray for us

  • Anisa Knutt November 4, 2014 at 5:58 AM

    I offer my brother up for healing from his drug addictions. St. Jude intercede on my family’s behalf so my brother can recover fully from this dark place and follow the path of righteousness, in Jesus name I pray.

  • Momma November 1, 2014 at 8:45 PM

    Thank you, St. Jude nd St. Rita for your miraculous intercessions for healing of my son and his girl friend to continue to stay away from drugs and alcohol. God is working miracles in healing them and increasing their faith. To all battling addictions, put God first in your lives and believe that all things are possible with God. Amen.

  • lost and lonely October 31, 2014 at 12:51 PM

    st.Jude please heal my best friend/significant other from his addiction and help him get back on his feet for himself and our family

  • To Julie October 29, 2014 at 7:50 PM

    I will pray for you and your husband to receive God’s Healing Light and for your increased faith in God that He is with you always. God Bless.

  • Julie October 29, 2014 at 1:57 AM

    Dear st.jude please help me and my husband,we have lost r way again and c r self s going dwn that drk road.please help us…..

  • Momma October 28, 2014 at 9:19 PM

    Thank You, Lord and St. Jude, St. Rita, for prayers answered for helping my son and his girlfriend overcome their addiction and put God first in their lives. I pray for their continued success in staying drug free. I thank all here who added their prayers to sad momma. God is Great. He fills us with hope and His Devine Love. God Bless you all.

  • Devotee of st.jude October 28, 2014 at 11:47 AM

    Pls st.jude ,save my husband n his brothers from the habit of addiction and pray the mercy of god comes over our family,thank u Lord,amen!

  • Anne October 28, 2014 at 10:06 AM

    For josh that he may find his way in life

  • Rhonda October 28, 2014 at 2:48 AM

    ST.Jude, please pray for me to get a good life partner. Please pray for my family that all their prays be answered too.

  • rose October 26, 2014 at 9:53 PM

    I beg of you, Jesus, thru the intercession of St. Jude to heal me from food addiction. I pray for long term abstinence. Please help me not to relapse so I may do your will. I so deeply want to be a good mother, wife, teacher and living example of a true Catholic. I ask this in your name, Jesus and in communion with others. Amen.

  • Anonymous October 26, 2014 at 10:55 AM

    Please walk with me Lord and Saint Jude, please help me recover from the financial gambling mess I have created. I need your help more than ever. I am forever grateful. And please help those who seek your help during their difficult times.

  • shirley mendoza October 25, 2014 at 9:34 PM

    I pray to st Jude to heal my daughter maria from illness. She is tired of th vicious dark hole she is in. Give the grace of strength to overcome this time in her life and help her obvher roadnto recovery. I and her son want her back. In the name of Jesus. Thank u st Jude for ur intercwssion .

  • jk October 23, 2014 at 11:17 PM

    please pray for my two sisters and two brothers and ex husband who suffer with alcohol addiction help them to see there is another life besides drink and stop them from killing themselves aslow death. st. jude this family needs a miracle as alcohol has taken over their lives and is slowly going to take them from us. please help us. let my poor mother get some peace in her life for once and that she does not have to be constantly worring are they ok today .

  • Momma October 22, 2014 at 11:38 PM

           God will not give any of us a cross heavier than we can carry. That truth can be stated in a positive way: He usually will give us a cross as heavy as He sees we can carry. If some people have an especially heavy cross, it is because God sees in each of them a strong soul, someone capable of being lifted higher, but needing something to draw out the best in them – as regards the oblation of self to God.

  • Momma October 22, 2014 at 8:22 AM

    St. Jude and St. Rita, help of the hopeless….come to the aid of all who are battling addictions. I pray that they allow God’s Healing Light and Love to shine upon them and bring them strngth and peace.
    Let their addictions be to prayers and helping others around them. Let them know that the Power of God is stronger than any bad addictions that they have. In Jesus’ Name we pray. Amen.

  • laura October 21, 2014 at 10:23 PM

    I pray for all of you and your loved ones battling this killer disease. Please pray for me as well as i suffer with addiction myself. Beautiful st Jude and all the other saints and angels please hear our crys. God help you all.

  • theresa October 19, 2014 at 10:09 PM

    Pray for my son who checked himself in rehab for alcoholism that he may feel our lords love.

  • Gena October 19, 2014 at 9:18 PM

    Please help my best friend, my husband. He has been doing drugs a long time, and so have I. Last year I got sick from my heart. I tried my hardest to be strong because he wouldn’t stop. I fell into the evil . Now I’m sick again and have no more chances. Please give him the strength and wisdom to quit so we can keep our family together.

  • Sad momma October 19, 2014 at 3:10 AM

    Thank God. I see the power of God at work in my son. He is healing him of his addictions, one day at a time. He is also helping his girlfriend as she detoxes in rehab. Now, I ask God to replace all the drug people in their lives with good God believing people who will help and encourage them every day of their lives. May they put God first in their lives and know how much He loves them. Miracles happen everyday. Thank God.

  • Sad momma October 19, 2014 at 3:01 AM

    So many people are in need of healing from drug addictions, St. Jude, St. Rita, Mother Mary, Sweet Jesus. Ask God to shine His Healing Light upon them to fill them with His Holy Spirit to cleanse their bodies, minds, souls and hearts and increase their faith. Thank you. Amen.

  • kim October 16, 2014 at 8:34 PM

    Healing for my best friend. The greatest guy ever. Addicted to drugs for over 15 years. He is in detox and I’m believing in healing. This is not his first rehab. I pray that it will be his last.

  • Sindy October 16, 2014 at 2:19 PM

    Please help my husband overcome his addictions and depression. Allow him to realize that he has control of his thoughts and emotions to not let the darkness in and replace it with the love God wants for us all. Let him turn to prayer and to God for assistance and rid him of the negative people in his life who drag him down. Introduce him to people who will truly care for him and for us as a couple. Amen.

  • Momma October 16, 2014 at 2:16 AM

    Praying to St. Jude and St. Rita, saints of impossible cases, to as God to heal my son and his girlfriend of drug and alcohol addictions. Heal their bodies, hearts, souls and minds of their addictive cravings and replace them with the craving of having Jesus in their lives. They cannot be together until they are free of theor addictions. I add my prayers for all battling addictions; may they trust God to help them achieve success. It can be done. I know 2 people who have been drug free for over 26 years. And that came with the love and trust of Jesus in their lives and they now have a nice family life, with the exception of one of their kids inherited their addictive genes and is now fighting to overcome that addiction. Please pray for them. Amen.

  • Momma October 15, 2014 at 8:40 AM

    St. Jude and St. Rita, Saints of the hopeless, please intercede for my son and his girlfriend to be healed of drug addictions and put their trust in The Lord. Praying that when she goes to court tomorrow that the judge lets her continue to have joint custody of her baby girl and that she works hard to provide a good life for her baby.

  • Sad momma October 14, 2014 at 8:29 AM

    Praying to St. Jude and St. Rita, the Saints if Impossible Causes for miraculous healing and eradication of drug and alcohol addiction for my son and his girlfriend, who are in rehab. Please give them the faith and the strength and the courage that they need to be successful and free of this evil in their lives. Amen.

  • mo October 13, 2014 at 6:13 AM

    Please cure my addiction to smoking. Take away the fear of withdrawal. Thank you

  • Theresa October 13, 2014 at 12:21 AM

    I pray that my son will get the help he needs to stop his adduction to alcohol now that he enters rehab. He is very lost and his father is also an alcoholic. this


  • Helen Molina October 10, 2014 at 8:19 PM

    Dear St. Jude, Please heal my husband that he may stop of drug addiction. Enlighten him with love and faith of God. To my sister and brother who are addicted of casino. Please change their life for better. Thank you. Amen

  • Thank you, Friend October 8, 2014 at 8:42 PM

    Thank you, dear friend, for the St. Monica prayer. My son is in desperate need of being healed of his drug addiction. The girl that he likes is in the same boat, except he has convinced her to enter a drug treatment program to get help, in fact, it is the same one that he graduated from….clean…only a few months ago. I pray that he gets the help he needs to replace the abuse of drugs in his life with the love of God and love and respect of himself. He wants a life with her and her baby but that can’t happen as long as they mess with drugs. They desperately need prayers and I thank you for your prayers for me and my son. He is depressed because he cannot see her until he is free from drugs and he just doesn’t see that. He thinks that no one can tell that he is loaded. Please God, give him clear understanding of his situation. Friend, I will pray the Saint Monica prayer daily. Thank you and may God Bless you abundantly.

  • Friend October 8, 2014 at 12:41 PM

    To sad Momma, a prayer to St. Monica for your son. God Bless you both.
    Dear St Monica, troubled wife and mother,
    many sorrows pierced your heart during your lifetime.

    Yet, you never despaired or lost faith.

    With confidence, persistence, and profound faith,
    you prayed daily for the conversion
    of your beloved husband, Patricius,
    and your beloved son, Augustine;
    your prayers were answered.

    Grant me that same fortitude, patience,
    and trust in the Lord.

    Intercede for me, dear St Monica,
    that God may favorably hear my plea.
    (mention your intention here)

    Grant me the grace to accept His Will in all things,
    through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
    in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
    one God, forever and ever.


  • thomas October 6, 2014 at 2:31 AM

    dear st.jude please help me with my addiction to alcohol im so desperate to change my life for the better

  • Neil October 3, 2014 at 9:42 PM

    Dear Lord,

    I have insatiable appetites for food, sex, and women to numb the anxiety, fear, and pain from my past.

    And to deal with pressure of medical school while having mental illness.

    I fall into sexual sin when I don’t have any love or attention from female figures like my mother. I just want to be loved, cared for, and accepted. I feel an emotional hole in me.

    I am scared of myself.
    My parents will not let me get group counseling.

    Please help me to treat the innermost core issues troubling me–even if it means confession.

    I have struggled for 25 years with no hope.

    God help me!

  • Broken hearted October 3, 2014 at 6:57 PM

    St. Jude, your loving, powerful intercession is needed immediately to heal my son of drug addiction and enlighten him with the love of Christ and faith in God. Please, he is in desperate need of help. Thank you. Amen.

  • Neil October 3, 2014 at 2:46 PM

    Please pray for me Neil to uproot my sexual addiction to women and pornography and nudity on the internet and television.

    I want to uproot the very root of my addiction.

    Please pray for me to uproot gluttony and greed for food.

    St. Jude help me.
    Jesus, help me please.

  • Anita lydia October 3, 2014 at 1:49 PM

    Lord God, please have mercy on my family and change my husband from alcoholism. Dear St Jude, please intercede on my behalf, so my husband will stop being an alcoholic for ever amen.

  • Sad momma October 1, 2014 at 7:43 PM


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