And I am recovering in my body from the use of essential oils. I pray for my daughter and husbands conversion. Cindy, I found that praying this novena for my daughter gave me the strength to walk with her through her addiction without feeling too overwhelmed by the situation to be there for her. In Gods name. As for myself i too have an adult son who is trapped n this awful life of never ending day in and day outIve been praying this prayer to Saint Maximillian for sometime now..i feel the pain of all the families who are also caught up in this nightmare..please add a prayer for my son (C.V.)as well..Today we go through this battle together. (LogOut/ I pray your prayers have provided you relief and consolation. We have 5 children and we are also in this battle. He has a beautiful family who love him, but he is unable to see past is own torment and that drugs make that torment worse, not better. Half of their lifetimes. Into this scene of elegance and splendor comes a threat of Esthers kin the Jewish people who are exiled in her land. He is responsible for his actions. Amen. I would like to make a suggestion. How is your son doing? I am grateful to find this novena to St. Maximilian and will pray it daily. Lisa, I am profoundly honored that you shared your story with me, and asked me to pray for your blessed cousin. Be encouraged because God hears your prayers.
When I use the Peace oil blend I am truly at peace with what I am dealing with. And that she is frightened. I will pray with you for your daughter, and for your family. Please pray that my daughter find comfort in God. Lesa. I have a son addicted to alcohol and I do the same things you do, I pray the rosary daily as well.
And I did. Please pray for my daughter who is bound by the chains of addiction to cocaine and alcohol. And was so relieved that I found this one. He has had so much heart break, abandonment and neglect throughout his youth, please pray for the healing of his broken heart. Bless you for all your love for and service to your daughter. My son thinks he can do it alone too. Never let go. It gave me the strength to dry my tears so I could drive down to the psychiatric hospital where she landed because of her drug abuse. I am praying for a lot of people with addictions, including my own family. I will pray for him, Nancy. Hi Brenda, thanks for your response. me concerning this site and at the moment You are alive, you can beat this! I believe God has heard many of my prayers for my daughter Ashley in the past as she was addicted to pain killers. May God bless this broken family and all those who are lost, may they find the love they are looking for in Jesus Christ. I will be honored to pray for your precious son. Another saint that I use in times of deep stress is Saint Rita. The earth had received its ornamentation from its own plants; the heavens had, A Novena to Saint Maximilian Kolbe for the Grace to be Freed from Addiction, View thevalueofsparrowss profile on Facebook, View julialittletonmarkss profile on Tumblr, http://tekconf.org/sites/default/files/2015_novena_in_honor_of_saint_kateri_tekakwitha.pdf, PRAYER: A Novena To Saint Maximilian Kolbe For The Grace To Be Freed From Addiction, POETRY: Hadewijch Of AntwerpFive Poems on Love, POETRY: There Has To Be A Jail For Ladies by Thomas Merton, PRAYER: The Angels In The Holy Liturgies And Prayers, by MotherAlexandra, PRAYER: The Necessity Of Prayer by Francis deSales, SAINTS: Queen Esther A Royal Request, by GregFriedman, SERMON: Homily 7 On the Creation of Crawling Creatures, by Basil theGreat. I feel that we need as many people as we can find to pray for her, that her pain is very deep. I thank you again. Pray, hope and dont worry, as Padre Pio said. I just dont know how to leave the drug alone. May they find health and happiness and sobriety thru our Lord Jesus. Ask our most loving Jesus to fill his heart with love. He thinks he can do it on his own and we all know that is impossible.
I too have a son in a diction to heroin please pray and help him find his way. Accept his love, and mine, and know that we wait for you to find home again. It gave me something to do for her. I profoundly believe in the effectiveness of this prayer, most especially when combined with our sincere well wishes for the one we are praying for. Trust in his goodness, keep praying, and dont worry. I understand how your cousins presence disrupts your home, i understand you had to push him away for your familys sake. Although, he is not addicted to drugs or alcohol, this addiction robs him of his life similar to drugs and alcohol. God bless you for loving her as you do, and asking that we pray for her. When I was in the depth of darkness because of the helplessness I felt over my daughters drug addiction, I finally realized that I could pray for her. I will pray for Hayley. May you all find it in yourselves to forgive all that has transpired, and find the warmth and healing that Jesus can provide. Offer them your spiritual strength, so that they may remember what it is to stand strong on their own, without the magic of drugs and alcohol. It is a burden that we can bear through the grace of God. I will start my novena to St. Maximillian Kolbe today. His mom is fighting for his life with much prayers . Impressive blog. Keep praying and do not give up. Change), You are commenting using your Twitter account.
It is a very difficult road for us parents when our children are caught in such a dangerous and destructive trap. Amen. (Genesis 1:20) Then God said, Let the waters bring forth crawling creatures of different kinds that have life, and winged creatures of different kinds that fly below the firmament of the heavens. (Genesis 1:20) After the creation of the lights, then the waters were filled with living creatures, so that this portion of the world also was adorned. Amen. SUBSCRIBE :: ADVERTISE :: CONTACT. I will let you know when this is ready, so that if you are interested, we can pray together for Scott. I will pray for Paul that day by day he becomes stronger. I am truly thankful for all who are praying here.
He knows our anguish and He can do all things, and He will answer our prayers, but in His time and in His way which is the best. Thank you. I cannot thank you all enough for prayers for my son. I ask God every day to fill me with hope. Thank you so much for finding and sharing this beautiful Novena to Saint Maximilian Kolbe. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Grant, O Lord, that as we are baptized into the death of thy blessed Son our Savior Jesus Christ, so by continually mortifying our corrupt affections we may be buried with him; and that through the grave and gate of death, we may pass to our joyful resurrection; for his merits, who died, and was buried, and rose again for us, thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Think of Saint Paul, who as a younger man thought it was right to kill Christians. Thank you for sharing. I remember feeling so heartbroken about feeling there was nothing I could do for my own daughter. I am not sure if tough love is the answer because I feel horrible for telling him that he is no longer welcomed into our lives and home until he sobers up. I am doing my best to put up a prayer wall on my website (Finding Solace) so people can come and post their own prayers, and pray for others. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. For my son John Zachary Sciullo, WIth this Novena, i put my father, Charles Fredrick, in Gods hands through the intercession of st Maximilian Kolbe, Dad is in rehabilitation centre right now, for alchol and smoke abuse, that his internal organs were starting to completely get damaged, he was so abusive and ungrateful to life. Keep on praying! tomorrow I begin this novena,for my dad.Help me pray for him.Hes been addicted to alcohol for close to 10years now and this has made him lose his masculinity in many ways (He doesnt provide for the family,lost control over us as his kids,lost respect in Society etc).Weve tried many solutions to no avail,and I believe this novena is my last hope. I pray she does the right things and learn from her mistakes. Please pray for us too. And 10pm Sometimes she uses it. May your precious girl feel our Lords arms tenderly enfold her and know that he is guiding her back to her wholeness. Thank you so much, (now my tears are rolling down on my face) for sharing another beautiful prayer. As head of household so much depends on him and our daily lives are impacted in unimaginable ways. Please dont apologize. Look with compassion upon (NAME OF PERSON) who is now entrapped in addiction to drugs/alcohol and whom I now recommend to your powerful intercession. Ask Him for help, He wont turn you down. I acknowledge you for finding the ways you need to take care of all those in your family. Mary. It was dedicated to a woman who was going through a very bad time with her daughter, a young woman whose life was being slowly ruined because of her addiction to drugs. Amen. Because I use only a small amount of crack ($10 worth) a day, I hesitate to go to the local hospital and ask to be admitted to the behavioral health ward for addiction. Here is the prayer for forgiveness of adult children that I found very helpful along with this novena when I went through this with my daughter. 10am. Thank you St. Maximilian for your prayers and your sacrifice may we learn to be more like you. God bless you always! We are in this together, and God bless you! The more I prayed the prayer of forgiveness for my children, the more things seemed to come into a better perspective. Im tired of the addiction. The only hope is prayer. Take the cries of his heart to your own, and ease his suffering. That is also one of the feasts for your your son Peter. Never give up hope, NEVER. I am honored to pray for him. Sometimes the wrong road can bring a person to the right place. And that she allows God to reveal to her her place in his kingdom. May she return to God and the church. Amen. My son Heinz Maximillian is in jail because of a heroin addiction which has taken his life from him and thusly our family. God bless you for being a mother who prays for her son who is in need of the grace of Jesus. And now she is living a clean life. (I collect prayers, and Im especially fond of novenas. Saint Maximilian Kolbe, your life of love and labor for souls was sacrificed amid the horrors of a concentration camp and hastened to its end by an injection of a deadly drug. Keep praying for Peter, and never lose hope or give up on Gods mercy. Dont give in to it, when you get depressed, start counting all the good things God has given you and thank Him! Every night I pray to him and the Novena to the Sacred Heart. So never stop praying and believing in Gods ability to make all things new. please pray for my sister dr.rosalba who is adrug addict of methaline.she spent allher moneys on drugs.this has affected her life n now she cannot work.my mother is hurt broken n she cries and prays every day.lets pray for her deliverance thru the intercession of st maxillian and mother mary in jesus name Amen. I met a woman who told me about doTerra, and the effects it has had on my body have been miraculous. I combined it with other prayers, especially the one that is also on my blog, Prayer For Forgiveness Of Adult Children, by Stormie Omartian. I pray to him as well to deliver my son as well.
May your prayers be answered and your son be wrapped in Gods love. No. Very recently, I had to take a strong stand and tell my cousin he cannot stay in our home anymore when he comes to town because our lives become disrupted by his dysfunction. I prayed this prayer for so many years, it became almost like the Lords Prayer to me. God hears all your prayers especially when you are at the end of your rope and only He can save you. Well, welcome. She needs a great deal of tenderness. And now you belong to the circle of us who pray this prayer every day for those we love. Amen. Here is the link to that prayer: It is so wonderful that you are praying for all around you. However, I am tired from doing all I possibly can to help my cousin sober up. I never stopped praying for her until she told me that she was a few years clean.. God bless you for praying for them. He is self-destructing. She is better than she was 3 years ago but has some ways to go. Amen. i understand how you feel,God answered my prayer when i lost hope already , my hope on larry my son,who happened to be an addict to drugs was elapsing.Hes been an addict for 10 years, which has caused him a lot of troubles,he gets to move with bad peers,steal from me and sometimes from other people to get drugs.he gets into fight and misbehave whenever hes done taking them .hes been arrested several times and rehabilitated twice .this got me worried and scared.Now hes doing fine after some couple of days of contact with diviner chindu,who helped pray for him and got him free from addiction .i got to contact him after i saw a testimony of a woman on a blog who also faced similar issue with her husband. He suffered a horrible death for us and gave us His life for our sins. Ask our loving Jesus to help me love more,to be more patient so that I can teach my family to love each other, and most of all to love our Heavenly Father, his loving Son and the Holy Spirit.
Please pray that God guides her in the right direction to make good choices and helps her find her way back to the church and the ones who love her. And if you feel like you want to help him recover, let him know that. Brenda, I will pray for your daughter. He is also the father of an 8 month old daughter. And let the healing solace of Gods love saturate your soul, so that you come into the ease of life that you seek. I know you want to help your son and yourself, so just think of depression like an anchor that is weighing you down, and you can cut it loose if you want. Amen. Thanks be to God. It is hard to be a mom and see ur child suffer, but there is an added challenge when the addict is my husband and father of my 4 children. It is torture. Thank. May Jesus Christ take Christopher Joseph into his arms and wrap him in tenderness. Thank you for your prayers. Thank you St Maximilian Kolbe With this novena, I will do the 9-day novena today. I will pray for your son Earl please pray for my son James who is suffering so much and is in so much need of help right now. I just finished my novena to St. Monica. I will add her to my prayer list, and hold her in the warmth of my heart and soul. May Lazarus surrender all his pain and his need for relief from it to Jesuss gentle ministrations. I never stop praying for my sons complete healing body and soul. Saint Maximilian Kolbe, your life of love and labor for souls was sacrificed amid the horrors of a concentration camp and hastened to its end by an injection of a deadly drug. The Angelus bell of the Catholics reminds us of the angelic salutation of the Mother of God. Obtain for me the grace never to withhold my love and understanding, or to fail in persevering prayer that the enslaving bonds of addiction may be broken and that full health may be restored to him, whom I love. I cant remember now where I found it, but in finding it I immediately became an ardent fan of Brother Kolbe.). I know that He is God, and also human like us in all things but sin. Alas, this lovely custom is dying out. Those afflicted with addiction. Amen. But there are different meanings of the word. I dont hang out with other drug users. So we should pray about that, too, that her fears be eased so that she can come back into the joy of her family and her life. please pray for my addiction to prescription pills which is keeping me prisoner. When I told that I was proud of her, she was so surprised. God does miracles and you just ask Him. St. Monica has been a model for me. I will let you know when its finally complete. Help her in her darkness find the light of God. Please keep my son Peter in your prayers. I am so frightened. Dont give up on him, and trust in God. I have included mentioned above in my prayer of self-healing. I eat right and exercise. I firmly believe that God will not abandon you, and you will succeed. Amen. My two sons have been drug users for almost 15 years. Please pray for my son John. I will copy this and I will share this with so many parents who are facing and carrying heavy loads because of their childrens addiction of every kind. I felt so helpless.
please pray for my daughter hayley fighting to be freed from herion she is in treatment i need her to to stay for the her 3 babies sake please pray for us thank you.
And may he learn to lean on our Lord to help bear his burdens. Please pray for me as I enter into my journey of sobriety. Im sorry I also Im in love with a man that has a really bad addiction and thats where my Depression started to come into our school and he started with from me back to where I am and then that big the bed with my kids in the find out that my son is heading down the wrong path lets put it this way nothing looks good I am a very strong woman but the last 4 years it seems like its getting weaker and weaker and addict addiction people my name is Bobby Joe Name of Jesus thank you. She is very blessed to have you as a sister. I am adding this prayer to St. Maximilian Kolbe. I have finally manage to put a page on my website, Finding Solace (findingsolace.org), called Circle of Prayer where you can come and ask for intercessory prayer and pray for others. She is one who performs absolute miracles. this time I am browsing this website and reading very informative articles or reviews I quit blogging when I went to law school but this moved me.
So let us pray that Jesus is with her, no matter the path your precious daughter has taken. I hope you find something that speaks to your mind, your heart, and your soul. I feel bad because Lyle already has enough hurt from childhood truama and abandonment issues I feel like I added to it. He is filled with so much anxiety which drives him to using drugs.
I pray especially for my daughters health and healing. I pray we all find peace and what we are requesting thru these intercessions. God bless you, Gloria, for caring so much about your son. Hi Im asking for prayers Jesus says when more come together in prayer he answers according to his will I have struggled with addiction since I was I 13now 38 also I would like to also mention my son never has seen my problem but has heard rumors had a bad depression that happened to Me 2 years ago that led me back to the worst nightmare Im not have really bad like I used to be but it is well hidden thats why Im asking cuz my depression is to the point that Im giving up. I will never cease to be grateful to God who has helped me and heard your prayer for me. I am in the same boat, Veronica. I stand shoulder-to-shoulder as I, too, once prayed for my daughter in her worst times. Obtain for me the grace never to withhold my love and understanding, or to fail in persevering prayer that the enslaving bonds of addiction may be broken and that full health may be restored to him, whom I love. Anything else is enabling him. God bless. I have been very ill over the past six years. I know the devastation of addictions because I used to be entrapped in alcohol addiction myself. I will pray for Ray and all who are addicted in some way. I will pray for you. I have bought her peace and calming oil from Young Living. was a Polish Conventual Franciscan friar, who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the German death camp of Auschwitz, located in German-occupied Poland during World War II. Editors Note: With the recent reports of community members dying from drug overdose, we share with you a novena for drug and alcohol addiction. Lean on them and let them be your strength and your guides. May God bless us all. Having offered your own life to preserve that of a family man, I turn to you with trust, confident that you will understand and help. May God bless you and your daughter and may your prayer that she sees herself as Jesus does be her salvation. As a single parent, I need to protect my teenaged son and our home from Lyles influence. Thank you for what you are doing by praying for them. Amen. He walked out of detox (court ordered) because he didnt want to do residential rehab. And I was very discouraged when I could not find a novena for alcohol or drug abuse. He is addicted to drugs and I hope he will seek help and guidance. Hi Era: I join you in prayer and in empathy. Please pray for my daughter. I pray he will turn to God and live and recover through His love. And prayed and prayed. And may God bless you for caring so deeply for your daughter, and for turning her restoration over to God. Another thing I would like to suggest (I hope you dont mind looking at one more novena) is a prayer to Saint Kateri Tekakwitha. I am so I grateful to find this novena which I will pray for my son Scott struggling with addictions. To be free and recovered and renewed and restored to Gods will and perfect plan. May the angels that surround Ashley make themselves known to her so that she may have hope and consolation. I am telling you about this because these oils are made of natural ingredients, and I notice that they have oils with names such as Serenity and Peace. Im almost there. .I am praying. I am working on creating a prayer room where we can come together and meet and pray for one another. I believe God has given me strength to stay strong for him but this last situation has caused me to feel weakened and weary. God bless you all, and I pray for all your sons and daughters, fathers and mothers, sisters and brothers that are addicted. Please pray with us for my cousin to become stronger than his addictions. Allow him to fill your body with his healing. Please help me pray for 2 brothers (my nephews) Jeff and Scott. God bless. Sometimes it is used to cause heartbreak, but other times it is used to say, I love you. God hears your prayers, you can be sure of that. She is now happily in school, studying to be an art therapist. The feast of St. Peter and Paul is coming up, June 29. Thank you Jesus for hearing our prayers And what a difference it made in my own life. I will never forget the day that I found this prayer. He has a 5 year old daughter and I am so afraid her mother will go to court to keep him away from her. God hear us. It was so difficult for me when my daughter was going through this. Thank you again. Amen. My son is an addict and I pray Your prayers are always welcome. I will also pray for your son Mary. I will use your email address for your name on my prayer list. As his mother, I have been by his side for at least 10 years praying and supporting him so he knows he has his familys unconditional love. God bless you both.
On that day last year my son went in to inpatient rehab for a month; that was a miracle. He just passed the state bar to work as a lawyer but believe the pressure has become too much for him to bear so he relapsed after several years. I am in the same boat with this mother you mentioned above. Let him see how great and powerful our Dear Lord is. Please pray for my son to be strong and to help him be ridden of this horrid addiction. I will pray this prayer and share it. She went through a lot, but she managed to come through it all. Change), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I lit a candle for our sons and all Reblogged this on The Electronic Sisterhood and commented: I found it amazing that just a few words can make such a difference in our lives, how we approach a problem, a challenge. I find them to be a very practical means of organizing thoughts and hopes. Blessings and prayers to all who are asking and praying for help. I have tried to quit, and I dont know how. I will be in touch over Max Kolbe. Amen. Pray that she make the right decisions and return to God the church and the family who loves her. I noticed your post was dated August 2014. I am honored to pray for Ashley; and I have been working hard to put a prayer wall on my website (Finding Solace) where people can go and ask for prayer, and pray for others. For your powerful intercession to our Lord Jesus I need this for all my three daughters who are overtaken and lost to Satans drug poisoning addiction. My son Peter is addicted to drugs and I am feeling a little hopeless, lost, and very scared. Thankyou for this prayer. Thank you for your prayers. Please Heavenly Father , let Saint maximialiano to intercede for my fianc Nathaniel so he can stop smoking , he doesnt understand how bad it is for him . I am honored to pray for you. id urge anyone whos lost hope already on this blog not to,but to contact him via his email adress: email@example.com, I have just learned of Saint Maximilian today. I found it very, very difficult to find a novena for drug-addiction. May he be free from his addiction, turn to Our Lord, and find his way back to be clean and sober and serve Almighty God for the rest of his life. If we really believe that, then we have to trust Him, right? Copyright 2022 Allie, I will pray with you for your blessed son, John. Please pray for my son Lazarus that he has been battling herion & pain pill, right now I pray for his withdrawal hes going through at this moment, lpray for him to help him to overcome this addiction and get healed. http://wp.me/p21xf5-2bS. Please pray for my son Paul who is also bound by addiction. I found this website and the prayer that I will be saying for the rest of my life. My son also struggles with addiction and there is not a lot of good news right now.There are so many people with this problem and it affects whole families. Dont give up hope. I will keep Christopher Joseph on my prayers and keep praying for all as well. And whenever I felt helpless, I prayed. And hold him until all his tears have fallen. May Jesus and the Blessed Virgin be with him and let him feel their presence and unconditional love. Thank you. Here is a link for one of her novenas: http://tekconf.org/sites/default/files/2015_novena_in_honor_of_saint_kateri_tekakwitha.pdf. Tears fill my heart as I read your words. We can doubt ourselves if we use the word, no, to those we love. Kindly keep them in your prayers so that they will surrender their free will and seek the Lords help and forgiveness. She loves the smell of it. He has two beautiful little sons and so much to live forplease pray for him. In general, as I was growing up, I was most reluctant to share , From The Holy Angels Lest we come to think of the angels as long since buried in the tomes of old theological treatises, covered over and musty with the dust of the long ages of our indifference, let us turn to our daily, and especially our Sunday worship. Amen. I pray for those suffering with the pains of addiction. Please pray with us for my cousin Lyle; he is battling alcohol and drug addiction. I cannot do this alone. May God both take your son under his protection and bless you for your love for your son. Please pray for my son Peter.
I will keep praying Peter decides to continues with treatment. Change). May God Heal him both physically and spiritually, May God provide us with the funds and ways of getting money to ensure we meet all the hospital bills up to when he will be discharged as he walks out of hospital a very honourable man. I also prayed a forgiveness prayer for adult children every day, which had a most powerful impact on me, settling my heart every morning, and turning it back to love, instead of concern and impatience. I still pray for all those inflicted with addiction that they keep up the fight to stay away from drugs. Thank you for sharing this prayer and God Bless you!