Growing up Italian, have you heard someone in your family tell you to pray to Saint Anthony when you’ve lost something? We’re sure you have.
Saint Anthony is the patron saint of stolen and lost articles making him the go-to Saint when something is missing. Below you will find a prayer that is said to be unfailing when it comes to lost things. It should be understood that the prayer must be said with deep faith in God.
Prayer to Saint Anthony
O Holy St. Anthony gentlest of Saints, your love for God and charity for His creatures, made you worthy when on earth, to possess miraculous powers. Encouraged by this thought, I implore you to obtain for me (request).
O gentle and loving St. Anthony, whose heart was ever full of human sympathy, whisper my petition into the ears of the sweet Infant Jesus, who loved to be folded in your arms. The gratitude of my heart will ever be yours. Amen.