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Old Apr 17, '12, 7:17 pm
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Default Prayer for Release from Alcohol or Drug Addiction

This is from the Divine Mercy handbook on page 74 http://www.divinemercy.org/component...ategory_id=13: - it is a book worth purchasing:

Prayer for the Release of a Loved One from Alcohol or Drug Addiction Through the Divine Mercy and Blood of Jesus

Lord Jesus, I put myself into Your hands this day. I ask You, with all my heart, to cure the terrible addiction to alcohol (drugs) in (name the person). Create in them an intolerance for alcohol (drugs) that will prevent them ever offending those who love them again. And grant their loved ones the grace to forgive them for all the hurt they have caused. Through the Divine Mercy and blood of Jesus, I also pray that they will be healed of all withdrawal symptoms of this terrible affliction. I sincerely ask this, in the name of Jesus. Amen.
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Old Apr 17, '12, 9:13 pm
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Amen! There are some good people locked in the grip of a chronic, progressive and fatal disease. We pray for their release from it and healing for their families.
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Saint Maximilian Kolbe is patron saint of those with addiction, right?
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Old Apr 18, '12, 5:07 am
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Saint Maximilian Kolbe is patron saint of those with addiction, right?
You're correct. It would be good to pray to him also
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Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight,
and give Your angels and saints charge over those who sleep.

Tend Your sick ones, O Lord Christ.
Rest Your weary ones.
Bless Your dying ones.
Soothe Your suffering ones.
Pity Your afflicted ones.
Shield Your joyous ones, and all for Your love's sake.
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Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight,
and give Your angels and saints charge over those who sleep.

Tend Your sick ones, O Lord Christ.
Rest Your weary ones.
Bless Your dying ones.
Soothe Your suffering ones.
Pity Your afflicted ones.
Shield Your joyous ones, and all for Your love's sake.
Amen.


Amen.
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Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight,
and give Your angels and saints charge over those who sleep.

Tend Your sick ones, O Lord Christ.
Rest Your weary ones.
Bless Your dying ones.
Soothe Your suffering ones.
Pity Your afflicted ones.
Shield Your joyous ones, and all for Your love's sake.
Amen.
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Hail Mary,
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit
of thy womb,
Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of death.

Amen
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Do you believe God can heal people from addiction and the physical changes it can create in their brains and bodies? It seems to be cancerous and is often related to such a low self-esteem that the addict doesn't feel worth the effort of recovery even after they've been through detox and rehab.

It is hard for me to understand where God is present in these people's lives when so many pray for them and they seem to remain unchanged or as broken as they were before.

When talking to many Christians and even Catholics about addiction, it seems that many believe people never fully recover and some don't even pray for addicts because they think the addict will never choose Christ and it is a futile prayer.

I find it incredibly hard to hear that because we either believe God is who he says he is in the bible or we don't. How can you call yourself a Christian if you don't believe God came for all sinners and can heal and restore all people?

It's almost like a mixed message and as if some Christians are putting limits on God. Why would anyone purposefully not pray for addicts? Isn't that a sign of small faith?

Sorry to post here years after but I found this and was inspired and encouraged by the prayers as I know how important prayer is in conversion.
Thank you!
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Sorry to post here years after but I found this and was inspired and encouraged by the prayers as I know how important prayer is in conversion.
Thank you!
I truly needed to see these prayers today and would have never done so without your reposting an ancient thread. Thank you.
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