Healing Prayers

When you are feeling weak, and sick, remember that you will find support and salvation from Heaven. Did not Jesus come down on earth to perform many miraculous healings of both body and soul? Here are a few prayers to address to the Lord to ask for the healing of a loved one, or yourself. 

4 Beautiful and Powerful Healing Prayers 

Prayer for The Healing of a Close One, a Friend or a Parent

“O God, Almighty Father, Creator of all things, I give you all glory and praise. I implore you, O Lord, hear my prayer.

O Jesus, My Savior, true Man and true God, you are forever blessed; I ask for your Divine intervention.

O Holy Spirit, the defender of God’s children, come to bless me. 

Holy Trinity, through the intercession of Our Mother in Heaven, of Saint Raphael Archangel, and all the saints and angels in Heaven, I ask for your healing of …, deliver (him/her/them) from illness and suffering.

Forgive (them) for all (their) sins, committed through action or omission; O Lord, forgive and forget their wrongdoings. 

Lord Jesus, You suffered for the salvation of humanity. You made Yourself Man, that mankind may commune with God. As you walked on earth, you healed the sick, raised humans from the dead, and You freed them from pain. You shared with Your Disciples and the Church the power to heal and to bring deliverance to those taken by illness, in Your Holy Name. 

In the name of my  eternal faith in You and Your Church, and with the help of Its ordained ministers, I ask that You bring healing to … by the grace of Your Name, my Lord. 

O Lord, I beseech You to free (them) from disease, that they may rise and walk, and resume their lives. Yes, God, ...  is a child of Abraham: You cured the bleeding woman, the blind man in Jericho, the paralyzed man at Capernaum; so too can You cure ..., if it be Your will. 

Your will be done. All honor and glory to You forever and ever.

Amen.”

Prayer of Healing to St. Raphael Archangel

“Glorious Archangel St. Raphael, great prince of the heavenly court, you are illustrious for your gifts of wisdom and grace. You are a guide of those who journey by land or sea or ait, consoler of the afflicter, and refuge of sinners. I beg you, assist me in all my needs and in all the sufferings of this life, as once you helped the young Tobias on his travels. Because you are the “medicine of God” I humbly pray you to heal the many infirmities of my soul and the ills that afflict my body. I especially ask of you the favour (here mention your special intention), and the great grace of purity to prepare me to be the temple of the Holy Spirit.

Amen.”

Discover other healing prayers to St. Raphael

Miraculous Prayer to St. Peregrine for Healing of a Loved One

“O great St. Peregrine, you have been called "The Mighty", "The Wonder Worker" because of the numerous miracles which you obtained from God for those who have turned to you in their need. For so many years, you bore in your own flesh this cancerous disease that destroys the very fiber of our being. You turned to God when the power of human beings could do no more, and you were favored with the vision of Jesus coming down from His cross to heal your affliction. I now ask God to heal these sick persons whom I entrust to you: (…)

Aided by your powerful intercession, I shall sing with Mary a hymn of gratitude to God for His great goodness and mercy. 

Amen.”

St. Peregrine is particularly prayed to for patients suffering from cancer. 

Healing Prayer to St. Rita 

“Dear Rita, model Wife and Widow, You yourself suffered in a long illness Showing patience out of love for God. Teach us to pray as you did. Many invoke you for help, Full of confidence in your intercession. Deign to come now to our aid For the relief of wounds and cure of:  … To God, all things are possible; May this healing give glory to the Lord.

Amen.”

Learn other healing prayers to St. Rita.

Other Healing Prayers 

Our Lady of Lourdes is known for Her many miracles and healings. She hears the suffering of Her children, and brings their pleas to Her Son. Turn your prayers to Her by praying a novena to Our Lady of Lourdes. 

You can pray miracle healing prayers, and address the saints: there are many thaumaturges among the saints. Thaumaturgists are wonder workers, who perform miracles, notably healings. Here are a few prayers that you can recite for the sick: 

Discover many other prayers for the sick. 

The body is not the only thing that needs healing: say prayers of liberation and prayers of deliverance to ask for the healing of the soul (there are Psalms of deliverance, prayers to St. Michael the Archangel, and to Our Lady of Deliverance).

You can also say prayers of the faithful, to pray with a community during Mass celebration.

Sometimes, you can be afflicted with stress and anxiety. You can use prayers for stress relief, and bring yourself comfort in these times. 

How to Perform Healing Prayers

A healing prayer must be done with faith, hope and total commitment of your will to God’s. 

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” (Psalm 147, 3).

Pray repeatedly, with all your heart. If possible, pray with a group. You can also ask for a priest to perform the anointing of the sick (or Sacrament of the Sick) to bring support and relief to the suffering person. 

Pray for The Sick with Hozana

Discover the many prayer communities on Hozana, and unite in prayer with Christians around the world: together pray for the sick and the afflicted. Join a spiritual program to entrust your friends and loved ones the healing hands of God. Receive a prayer every Sunday.