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Catholic prayers before Surgery

Catholic prayers before Surgery

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Here are some Catholic prayers that can be recited before surgery:

  1. Prayer to St. Luke the Evangelist “Dear St. Luke, you were a physician and an evangelist. We ask you to intercede for us as we undergo surgery. Please pray for the skill and knowledge of our surgeons and medical professionals, and ask the Lord to guide their hands and minds during the procedure. We trust in God’s love and mercy and ask for His healing power to be with us. Amen.”
  2. Prayer to St. Peregrine “St. Peregrine, patron saint of those who suffer from cancer and other serious illnesses, we ask for your intercession as we prepare for surgery. We trust in your powerful prayers and ask you to ask God for a successful operation and a speedy recovery. We also pray for the comfort and strength of our family and friends who will be supporting us during this time. Amen.”
  3. Prayer to Our Lady of Lourdes “O Blessed Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Lourdes, you who appeared to St. Bernadette and showed us the healing power of faith, we ask for your intercession as we face surgery. We entrust ourselves to your motherly care and ask you to pray for us before your Son, Jesus Christ. May He guide the hands of our doctors and nurses and heal us in body, mind, and spirit. Amen.”
  4. Prayer for the Anointing of the Sick “Lord, we ask for your healing grace to be with us as we prepare for surgery. We ask for the anointing of the sick, a sacrament of your love and mercy, to give us strength and peace during this time. We pray for the Holy Spirit to guide our thoughts and actions, and for the intercession of all the saints to protect and comfort us. We trust in your love and know that you will be with us every step of the way. Amen.”
  5. Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus “O Sacred Heart of Jesus, we place all our trust in you. We ask for your healing grace to be with us as we undergo surgery, and for the skill and wisdom of our medical professionals. We also ask for the courage and strength to face whatever lies ahead, knowing that you are with us always. We pray for a successful procedure and a full recovery, and for the love and support of our family and friends. Amen.”
  6. Prayer to St. John of God “St. John of God, you dedicated your life to the care of the sick and the suffering. We ask for your intercession as we prepare for surgery, and pray for the skill and compassion of our medical team. Help us to trust in God’s healing power, and to offer our suffering as a sacrifice for the salvation of souls. We also pray for the comfort and peace of mind of our loved ones. Amen.”
  7. Prayer to St. Jude Thaddeus “St. Jude, patron saint of difficult situations and hopeless cases, we turn to you in our time of need. We ask for your powerful intercession as we face surgery, and pray for a successful procedure and a full recovery. We also ask for your comfort and strength to sustain us during this time, and for the love and support of our family and friends. Amen.”

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