|Prayer for a Child with a Disorder of
or, Prayer for a Child or Teenager with a Mental Illness
by Henry Doenlen, M.D.
|Almighty father, creator of the universe, all of
nature follows your will, from the smallest particle to the largest
galaxy. We ask that you command the substance of our child's brain to
function as it should, so there is goodness and balance in feelings and reason in
Jesus, our Good Sheppard, we ask that you heal our child's emotions and thoughts. Protect our child from all evil, and protect our child from those would would discourage, distract, and lead our child astray.
Holy Spirit, we ask that you give our child's doctor wisdom and inspiration, to be able to quickly find helpful treatments, and to give us counsel in how to lovingly help our child.
|From the Book of Common Prayer...|
|Catholic Saints believed to help sick children: