*This post contains prayers for the sick, prayers for the dying, and prayers for healthcare workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 outbreak has been a scary time for many people, especially those who have tested positive or have friends and family who are fighting the virus.
Sometimes it is difficult to come up with words of comfort during such a scary, unpredictable time in the world.
If you find yourself struggling with how to show support for those around you during the COVID-19 pandemic, sending a prayer is a positive way to find and give strength to those around you who need it most.
Here are three simple prayers for the sick and for other frontline healthcare workers to offer love and support, as we come to terms with the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Prayer for nurses and other healthcare workers
Dear Father In Heaven,
Please be with the doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers who are fighting on the front lines amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Guide their minds and hands and bring them calm determination throughout each step of the day. Let your light shine on them as they perform their selfless duties and let them know how much we appreciate them and all the work they do.
Through Jesus Christ, Our Lord. Amen.
Prayer for the dying amid COVID-19
Our Heavenly Father,
We ask you with a broken heart to cover us with your infinite peace and comfort. You alone know our anguish and pain caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Please welcome, _______ into your heavenly graces. We trust in you to help them be pain-free and joyful, wrapped in your loving arms forever.
In Jesus’ Name, We Pray. Amen
Prayer for the sick fighting COVID-19
Please let your faithful presence guide our loved one with comfort and courage during this time of illness from COVID-19. Bring your peace to their mind and give them the strength they need to regain their health. Let your light shine on all the doctors and health care workers who are working tirelessly to help them recover.
Through Jesus Christ Our Lord. Amen.
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