Stay with me Lord prayer by Padre Pio

I posted this on another forum and thought what better place to post it here as well. Your prayers have helped me in the past so it is the least I can do. God Bless and Guide you.

Stay with me, Lord, for it is necessary to have You present so that I do not forget You. You know how easily I abandon You.

Stay with me Lord, because I am weak, and I need Your strength, so that I may not fall so often.

Stay with me Lord, for You are my life, and without You, I am without fervor.

Stay with me Lord, for You are my light, and without you, I am in darkness.

Stay with me Lord, to show me Your will.

Stay with me Lord, so that I hear Your voice and follow You.

Stay with me Lord, for I desire to love you very much, and always be in Your Company.

Stay with me Lord, if You wish me to be faithful to You.

Stay with me Lord, for as poor as my soul is, I want it to be a place of consolation for You, a nest of Love.

Stay with me, Jesus, for it is getting late, and the day is coming to a close, and life passes, death, judgment, eternity approach. It is necessary to renew my strength, so that I will not stop along the way and for that, I need You. It is getting late and death approaches. I fear the darkness, the temptations, the dryness, the cross, the sorrows. O how I need You, my Jesus, in this night of exile.

Stay with me tonight, Jesus, in life with all its dangers, I need You.

Let me recognize You as Your disciples did at the breaking of bread, so that the Eucharistic Communion be the light which disperses the darkness, the force which sustains me, the unique joy of my heart.

Stay with me Lord, because at the hour of my death, I want to remain united to you, if not by Communion, at least by grace and love.

Stay with me Jesus, I do not ask for divine consolation because I do not merit it, but the gift of Your presence, oh yes, I ask this of You.

Stay with me Lord, for it is You alone I look for, Your Love, Your Grace, Your Will, Your Heart, Your Spirit, because I love You and ask no other reward but to love You more and more.

With a firm love, I will love You with all my heart while on earth and continue to love You perfectly during all eternity.


This was St. Pio’s prayer after Celebrating Holy Mass and receiving Holy Communion. I have been using it the same…it is a great prayer to pray after being sent from Holy Mass…a great way to stay recollected and celebrate Holy Communion while remembering the truth of how weak and sin-prone I can still be.

Pax Christi

This is beautiful. :slight_smile:

Padre Pio wrote this? Do you have any more information on it?

I love this prayer. Sometimes, I use the short version of this prayer & just say “Stay with us Lord.”

Thanks for posting it & sharing it to others.

God bless!

Praying for you and for all.

Thanks for sharing, I haven’t seen it before.

thank you



great prayer. thank you for sharing.

What a beautiful prayer!

Amen and thank you! A beautiful prayer.



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