Prayer for the Intercession of our Blessed Mother for those in Recovery

I found this prayer in the Spring 2017 issue of The 12 Step Review online4967. I love it and wanted to share with you!

Oh Blessed Mother, heart of love and mercy, hear my prayer. I am comforted in knowing your heart is ever open to those who ask for your intercession. We trust those in recovery from alcohol who are sick, lonely or hurting to your gentle heart. Help us all, Holy Mother in the recovery from the burden of our sins until we may share eternal life with you in the kingdom of your son, who lives and reigns forever and ever. Amen

Prayer for the Addicted

prayer guyPRAYER FOR THE ADDICTED

God of mercy, we bless you in the name of your Son, Jesus Christ, who ministered to all who come to Him. Give your strength to (name of the one I am praying for), who is bound by the chains of addiction. Enfold him/her in your love and restore him/her to freedom through your grace.

Lord, look with compassion on all those who have lost their health and have broken relationships because of their attachment to the object of their addiction. Restore to them the assurance of your unfailing mercy, and strengthen them in the work of recovery. To those who care for them, grant patient understanding and a love that perseveres.

Lord, in your servant, Venerable Matt Talbot you have given us a wonderful example of triumph over addiction, of devotion to duty, and of lifelong reverence of the Holy Sacrament. May his life of prayer and penance give (name of the one I am praying for) courage to take up his/her cross and follow in the footsteps of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Father, we ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.