Need prayer - fighting addiction

Brothers and Sisters,

Please pray for me. I have recently returned to the Catholic Church having been in the evangelical community for some time. I am closer to God more now than I have ever been, but I am struggling with some sin and I need your prayers that I may be free.

Like many other men, I am struggling with an addiction to pornography and masturbation. I will no longer try to make excuses for these acts as I know in my heart that they are mortal sins, especially in conjunction with each other. I attend confession regularly and never receive our Lord if I am not in a state of grace.

It breaks my heart, and I realize that my sin only adds to Christ’s suffering on the cross. I hate these sins and I know they keep me from God. :frowning: Please pray for me…

O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended thee. And I detest all my sins because of thy just punishments, but most of all because they offend thee, my God… Who are all good and deserving of ALL my love. I firmly resolve with the help of thy grace to confess my sins, to do penance, and to amend my life.

[LEFT]God of mercy, we bless You in the Name of Your Son, Jesus Christ, Who ministered to all who came to Him. Give Your strength to one of our brethren, one of Your children, enfold him in Your love and restore him to the freedom of God’s children.

Lord, look with compassion on all those who have lost their health and freedom. Restore to them the assurance of Your unfailing mercy, strengthen them in the work of recovery, and help them to resist all temptation.

To those who care for them, grant patience and understanding and a love that perseveres. We ask this through Christ our Lord.

Amen.[/LEFT]

Praying.

Sacred Heart of Jesus, we place all our trust in you knowing
that you love us, care for us,
and will never abandon us.
In this trust grant us, especially Maolszewski, your gift of inward peace.

I pray for healing for Maolszewski and
for all who suffer because of illness or addiction.
I pray especially for strength in times of temptation, and a desire to turn to you instead, when temptation rears its brutally ugly head…

In the midst of his pain and weakness,
strengthen his faith that he might be filled
with hope in you. In the midst of frustration
and discouragement, give him patience that he might
accept his own limitations. In the midst of his loneliness
and fears, help him know he is not alone, that you walk
with him each moment of his life.

Be with him, Lord, in his time of need. Heal him in body,
soul and spirit that he may rejoice in your grace and
blessings in this life and come to enjoy the fullness of your
presence in the life to come.

Risen Lord, I make this prayer with the help of Mary,
my Mother, and model of my life, for you are Lord, forever and ever.
Amen.

Yes, but I’ve got a feeling you are on your way to freedom. You have honestly admitted to your sins and ask for help and forgivness. It may take time but through the grace of God and with our prayers we can do this together. Welcome home and don’t give up the fight. I’m trying to quit smoking and haven’t been successful yet, but I’m not smoking as much and still trying to cut down even more. I’ts hard. Not that that’s an excuse. God help and bless you. Our Lady of perpetual Help, please hear our prayers. Amen. I will pray for you. :thumbsup::signofcross::gopray2::signofcross:

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 our death.

Amen.

Change our minds O Lord, for it is you we truly desire to know.
Change our works O Lord, for it is you we truly desire to serve.
Change our hearts O Lord, for it is you we truly desire to love.

St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray, and do thou O Prince of the Heavenly Host, by the Divine Power of God, cast into hell Satan, and all the evil spirits, who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.

Lord, may we all have self-control over our sinful urges.

This is a helpful website that has had much success with your type of problem:

settingcaptivesfree.com/

Mother Mary, I reccomend Maolszewski to you. Please intercede for him and cover him with your mantle of love and purity. Lord, come to Maolszewski’s assistance and have mercy on him. May he read his Bible whenever he is tempted and keep reading until his temptation passes away. Thank you, Lord, for hearing my prayer.

Thank you all so much, I will also pray for you flower lady for the Lord to give you the strength to break your addiction as well. With Him all things are possible, and he is so merciful!

You expired, O Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth for souls and an ocean of mercy opened up for the whole world. O Fount of Life, unfathomable Divine Mercy, envelop the whole world and empty Yourself out upon us. O Blood and Water, which gushed forth from the Heart of Jesus as a fount of mercy for us, I trust in You. Amen

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us…

Pater noster, qui es in caelis, sanctificetur nomen tuum. Adveniat regnum tuum. Fiat voluntas tua, sicut in caelo et in terra. Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie, et dimitte nobis debita nostra sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris. Et ne nos inducas in tentationem, sed libera nos a malo. Amen.

Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc, et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.

Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto. Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum. Amen.

Glory be to The Father, The Son and The Holy Spirit
As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be
World without end
Amen

Pater noster, qui es in caelis, sanctificetur nomen tuum. Adveniat regnum tuum. Fiat voluntas tua, sicut in caelo et in terra. Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie, et dimitte nobis debita nostra sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris. Et ne nos inducas in tentationem, sed libera nos a malo. Amen.

Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc, et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.

Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto. Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum. Amen.

Eternal Father, I offer you the body and blood, soul and divinity, of your dearly beloved son, our Lord Jesus Christ in atonement for our sins, and those of the whole world.

For the sake of his sorrowful passion, have mercy on us, and on the whole world.
For the sake of his sorrowful passion, have mercy on us, and on the whole world.
For the sake of his sorrowful passion, have mercy on us, and on the whole world.
For the sake of his sorrowful passion, have mercy on us, and on the whole world.
For the sake of his sorrowful passion, have mercy on us, and on the whole world.
For the sake of his sorrowful passion, have mercy on us, and on the whole world.
For the sake of his sorrowful passion, have mercy on us, and on the whole world.
For the sake of his sorrowful passion, have mercy on us, and on the whole world.
For the sake of his sorrowful passion, have mercy on us, and on the whole world.
For the sake of his sorrowful passion, have mercy on us, and on the whole world.
Amen.

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Glory to you, O Lord.

Pater noster, qui es in caelis, sanctificetur nomen tuum. Adveniat regnum tuum. Fiat voluntas tua, sicut in caelo et in terra. Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie, et dimitte nobis debita nostra sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris. Et ne nos inducas in tentationem, sed libera nos a malo. Amen.

Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc, et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.

Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto. Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum. Amen.

Suggestion: If your porn watching is on the computer tape a picture of the cricified Lord or place a blessed Miraculous Medal taped to the monitor. Also, I urge you to wear a scapular or MIraculous Medal at all times. Consecrate yourself to the Immaulate Heart of Mary and Sacred Heart of Jesus. Also pray to Saint Joseph! I will keep you in my morning rosary.
Blessings, Deczynski from Tornado Alley

think of yourself driving on a straight road,what happens if you get drowsy or sleepy? you will start to drift off the road and from the path,if this happens the driver may slap himself or open the window or splash water on his face to keep himself awake…but if his drowsiness gets the better of him he could find himself collecting a tree or pole to disastrous results…

If you experience your flesh trying to pull you down into abominable things ,its like getting spiritually drowsy and sleepy…awake yourself immediately through prayer ,or splash Holy water on your head or keep telling yourself and reminding yourself that sexuality is reserved by God for Marriage,save yourself and your sexuality for Marriage and do your ultimate best to live by that rule,

God wants to help you more then you want to be helped yourself,keep walking to Him

Peace

Pater noster, qui es in caelis, sanctificetur nomen tuum. Adveniat regnum tuum. Fiat voluntas tua, sicut in caelo et in terra. Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie, et dimitte nobis debita nostra sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris. Et ne nos inducas in tentationem, sed libera nos a malo. Amen.

Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc, et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.

Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto. Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum. Amen.

Pater noster, qui es in caelis, sanctificetur nomen tuum. Adveniat regnum tuum. Fiat voluntas tua, sicut in caelo et in terra. Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie, et dimitte nobis debita nostra sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris. Et ne nos inducas in tentationem, sed libera nos a malo. Amen.

Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc, et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.

Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto. Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum. Amen.

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