Prayer - wma
Father Robert DeGrandis S.S.J. and Betty Tapscot
one of the
most powerful healing Prayers anyone can say -
do it as a
novena for 9 consecutive days – and let go go go of past
following prayer covers most significant areas of forgiveness.
Often, such a prayer will bring to mind other areas that need
forgiveness. Let the Holy Spirit move freely and guide your mind
to persons or groups that you need to forgive.
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+ In the Name of
And of the Son
And of the Holy Spirit
Jesus Christ, I ask today to forgive EVERYONE in my life.
know that You will give me the strength to forgive and I thank
You that You love me more than I love myself and want my
happiness more than I desire it for myself.
I forgive YOU
for the times death has come into the
family, hard times, financial difficulties, or what I thought
were punishments sent by You and people said, "It’s
God’s will," and I become bitter and resentful toward
Purify my heart and mind today.
I forgive MYSELF
for my sins, faults and failings, for
all that is bad in myself or that I think is bad, I forgive
myself; and I accept Your forgiveness.
further forgive MYSELF
for taking Your name in vain, not
worshipping You by attending church, for hurting my parents,
getting drunk, for sins against purity, bad books, bad movies,
fornication, adultery, homosexuality.
Also, for abortion,
stealing, lying, defrauding, hurting peoples’
You have forgiven me today, and I forgive
Thank You, Lord, for your grace at this moment.
also forgive MYSELF
for any delvings in superstition,
using ouija boards, horoscopes, going to séances, using
fortune telling or wearing lucky charms.
I reject all that
superstition and choose You alone as my Lord and Savior.
me with Your Holy Spirit.
I truly forgive my MOTHER.
I forgive her for all the
times she hurt me, she resented me, she was angry with me and for
all the times she punished me.
I forgive her for the times she
preferred my brothers and sisters to me.
I forgive her for the
times she told me I was dumb, ugly, stupid, the worst of the
children or that I cost the family a lot of money.
times she told me I was unwanted, an accident, a mistake or not
what she expected, I forgive her.
I truly forgive my FATHER.
I forgive him for any
non-support, any lack of love, affection or attention.
forgive him for any lack of time, for not giving me his
companionship, for his drinking, arguing and fighting with my
mother or the other children.
For his severe punishments, for
desertion, for being away from home, for divorcing my mother or
for any running around, I do forgive him.
I extend forgiveness to my SISTERS AND BROTHERS.
forgive those who rejected me, lied about me, hated me, resented
me, competed for my parents’ love, those who hurt me, who
physically harmed me.
For those who were too severe on me,
punished me or made my life unpleasant in any way, I do forgive
I forgive my SPOUSE
for lack of love, affection,
consideration, support, attention, communication;
failings, weaknesses and those other acts or words that hurt or
I forgive my CHILDREN
for their lack of respect,
obedience, love, attention, support, warmth, understanding;
their bad habits, falling away from the church, any bad actions
which disturb me.
God, I forgive my IN-LAWS,
MY MOTHER-IN-LAW, FATHER-IN-LAW,
AND OTHER RELATIVES by marriage,
treat my family with a lack of love.
For all their words,
thoughts, actions or omissions which injure and cause pain, I
help to forgive my RELATIVES,
my grandmother and
grandfather, aunts, uncles, cousins, who may have interfered in
our family, been possessive of my parents, who may have caused
confusion or turned one parent against the other.
help me to forgive my CO-WORKERS
who are disagreeable or
make life miserable for me.
For those who push their work off
on me, gossip about me, won’t cooperate with me, try to
take my job, I do forgive them.
NEIGHBORS need to be forgiven, Lord.
For all their noise,
letting their property run down, not tying up their dogs who run
through my yard, not taking in their trash barrels, being
prejudiced and running down the neighborhood, I do forgive them.
do forgive my CLERGYMAN,
my CONGREGATION and my CHURCH
their lack of support, affirmation, bad sermons, pettiness, lack
of friendliness, not providing me or my family with the
inspiration we needed, for any hurts they have inflicted on me or
my family, even in the distant past, I forgive them today.
I forgive all those who are of different PERSUASIONS,
of opposite political views who have attacked me, ridiculed me,
discriminated against me, made fun of me, economically hurt me.
forgive those of different religious
DENOMINATIONS AND BELIEFS
who have harassed me, attacked me, argued with me, forced
their view on me or my family.
who have harmed me ETHNICALLY,
have discriminated against
me, mocked me, made jokes about my race or nationality, hurt my
family physically, emotionally or economically, I do forgive them
I forgive all PROFESSIONAL PEOPLE
who have hurt me in any
way: doctors, nurses, lawyers, judges, politicians and civil
forgive all service people:
policemen, firemen, bus
drivers, hospital workers and especially repairmen who have taken
advantage of me in their work.
I forgive my EMPLOYER
for not paying me enough money, for
not appreciating my work, for being unkind and unreasonable with
me, for being angry or unfriendly, for not promoting me, and for
not complimenting me on my work.
I forgive my SCHOOL TEACHERS
past as well as the present.
For those who punished me,
humiliated me, insulted me, treated me unjustly, made fun of me,
called me dumb or stupid, made me stay after school, I truly
forgive them today.
I forgive my FRIENDS
who have let me down, lost contact
with me, do not support me, were not available when I needed
help, borrowed money and did not return it, gossiped about me.
Jesus, I especially pray for the grace of forgiveness for the ONE
PERSON in life who has HURT ME THE MOST.
ask to forgive anyone who I consider my greatest enemy, the one
who is the hardest to forgive or the one who I said I will never
Lord, I beg pardon of
all these people for the hurt I have inflicted on them,
especially my mother and father, and my marriage partner.
especially sorry for the three greatest hurts I have inflicted on
each of these.
Thank You, Jesus, that I am being freed of the
evil of unforgiveness.
Let Your Holy Spirit fill me with light
and let every dark area of my mind be enlightened.
the Name of the Father
And of the Son
And of the Holy
is an act of the will, not a feeling.
we pray for a person, we can be assured that we have forgiven
help accept an individual and open ourselves to a particular
person more, picture him with the Lord Jesus and say to the
Lord, "I love him because You love him. I forgive him
because You forgive him."
is a life-long obligation.
we need to forgive those who hurt or injure us.