Catholic Prayers For The Sick"Discover the Three Secrets for Catholic Prayers and Attitudes for those Suffering Sickness. . . "
The secret for Catholic Prayers for the sick is one most often think of your last end and prepare yourselves while healthy for a happy death. These are the blessed souls who will be prepared for sickness, whether a temporary one, or that sent by God as preparation for your last passage here on earth.
Your First Secret for Catholic Prayers for the Sick
The first care should be to repair any neglect in arranging your temporal and spiritual affairs. Your family matters should already be arranged so Satan can no longer harass your mind. You should, too, send for your confessor, and reconcile yourself to God speedily, with a good examination of conscience that you may be the better prepared for any event.
Your Second Secret for Catholic Prayers for the Sick
Receive your sickness as coming from the hands of God, with a perfect resignation to His Holy Will and as a just punishment for your sins. Frequently offer yourself up to Him, and beg that He will grant you patience, sanctify your sufferings and that He will accept your sufferings in union with Jesus Christ crucified, in reparation for your sins and the sins of the whole world.
“For a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.”
(I Peter 1:6-7)
Your Third Secret for Catholic Prayers for the SickThe third secret is simply prayer. Pray the Rosary, Chaplet of Divine Mercy, prayerfully read scripture or some other Catholic prayers for healing. Have some friend read to you such prayers while they visit.
Place a crucifix or a figure of Christ crucified, always before your eyes, in order to meditate upon His Passion and Death.
Place yourself under the mantle of the Blessed Virgin Mary and turn to her with great confidence, begging her to obtain for you the graces you most need like patience, love of the cross, a desire of suffering to atone for sin and to partake in the Passion of Jesus Christ.
Finally, enter into a spirit of contrition and remorse for your sins and endeavor to gain merit by offering all the pains and trials which the sickness brings.
Take these little gems to heart and implement them now for the good of your soul and take courage and share these little known Catholic Prayers for the Sick.
- Here is a Catholic Healing Prayer by 7th Century Irish Monk
- Here is St. Robert Bellarmine's Catholic Healing Prayer of hidden ills.