Three Prayers to Be Said Kneeling Before a Picture of Saint Anthony in Affliction or Anxiety of Any Kind

O loving Jesus, source of grace and mercy, I cast myself at Your feet, and I implore You, through the love which Saint Anthony bore You, and through the compassionate Heart with which in Your bitter agony You did look down upon Your Mother from the cross and commend her to the care of Saint John, to look upon me, a poor sinner, with the eyes of Your boundless mercy. Come as my loving Father and God to my assistance in my great need and anxiety. In You do I trust, in You do I hope. Amen.

Our Father, Hail Mary.

O good Jesus, loving Redeemer and Sanctifier! I cast myself at Your feet, and I implore You through the love which Saint Anthony bore You, and through Your precious blood shed for us, to turn Your compassionate and fatherly eyes upon me, a poor sinner whom You did free on the cross from the chains of the enemy. Comfort me in my anxiety and affliction, for in You alone do I place all my confidence and my hope. Amen.

Our Father, Hail Mary.

O loving Jesus, sure and sole refuge of my needy soul! I cast myself at Your feet, and I implore You through the love which Saint Anthony bore You, and through Your love for him which induced You to come to him in the form of a little child, and to comfort and caress him, I implore You to come to me in my great need and affliction, that I may know how precious is Your presence in a soul that hopes in You.

Our Father, Hail Mary.

Prayer.

O truest and most loving patron Saint Anthony! I implore you in union with the most loving Heart of Jesus, which He suffered to be opened for sinners after His death, show me how great is your power before the throne of God, and let me be comforted in my affliction with the hope that, like all who call upon you in their need, I may be able to say with a joyful heart, God truly lives and reigns in His servant Saint Anthony. Amen.

Concluding Prayer.

Saint Anthony, I love you!
Saint Anthony, I praise you!
Saint Anthony, I implore you!
Saint Anthony, I hope in you!
Saint Anthony, protect me!
Saint Anthony, enlighten me!
Saint Anthony, strengthen me!
Saint Anthony, I give myself to you!
Forsake me not at the hour of death!
Protect me against the wicked enemy!
Defend me before the judgment seat!
Accompany me to eternal joy!
And I will praise you forever. Amen.