blessed St. Anthony,
the grace of
God has made you a powerful advocate
in all our needs and the patron
for the restoring of things lost or stolen.
I turn to you today
 with childlike love and deep confidence.



You have helped countless children of God
to find the things they have lost,
material things, and, more importantly,
the things of the 
spirit: faith:, hope, and love.

I come to you with confidence;
help me in my present need.
I recommend what I have lost to your care,
in the hope that 
God will restore it to me,
if it is His holy Will.