Orthodox Prayers

Addiction


Prayers against addiction (Akathist - Theotokos, Inexhaustible Cup)
Prayer for healing (very short)
Prayer for mental health
Prayer to the Theotokos/Mother of God for healing


Daily


Morning prayers
Midday prayers
Evening prayers
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The Angelic Salutation
Closing prayers: Prayers after praying
The Great Doxology
Morning prayer of Archimandrite Sophrony: Prayer at daybreak
Morning prayer of Metropolitan Filaret of Moscow
Psalm 50 - Septuagint
Prayer of the Hours
Prayers before bedtime
Prayers of St. John Chrysostom for every hour of the day


Departed and Dying


Prayer for a mother after miscarriage or stillbirth
Prayer for someone dying, by St. Nephron
Prayer for victims of abortion
Prayers for the repose of Christian souls


Depression, Distress, and Mental Health


The Great Paraklesis
Healing prayer of Saint Ambrose, Bishop of Milan
Midnight hymn to the Mother of God
Prayer against depression (Prayer to the Mother of God in a time of distress)
Prayer for a building afflicted by evil spirits
Prayer for healing (very short)
Prayer for mental health
Prayer for salvation by faith
Prayer of Saint John Chrysostom
Prayer of someone in trouble
Prayer to accept God's will
Prayers against despair, torments and passions
Prayers against sorrow caused by enemies (Akathist - Theotokos, Softener of evil hearts)
• Prayers to heal mental illness (Akathist - St. Ksenia (Xenia) of St. Petersburg)
Prayer to the Theotokos/Mother of God for healing


Family, Marriage, and Loved Ones


Mother's prayer for her children
Prayer at the naming of a child
Prayer for a mother after miscarriage or stillbirth
Prayer for one's brother or sister
Prayer for a woman after giving birth
Prayer to find a husband or wife
Prayers during pregnancy: Prayers for mother and unborn child
Prayers for husband and wife
Prayers of a child for his or her parents
Prayers of parents for their children
• Prayers to find a spouse or to save a marriage (Akathist - St. Ksenia (Xenia) of St. Petersburg)


Forgiveness


Prayer for forgiveness, from the Order of Confession
Prayer for salvation by faith


General Prayers


Prayer for the blessing of any object
Prayer for oneself
Prayer of Saint Dimitri of Rostov
Prayer of Saint John Chrysostom
Prayer to accept God's will
Prayer to Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco
Prayer to the Holy Cross (Let God arise)
Prayers to the Mother of God


Home


Prayer at the founding of a house
Prayer for the blessing of any object
Prayer for a building afflicted by evil spirits
Prayer upon moving into a new home
• Prayers to find a home (Akathist - St. Ksenia (Xenia) of St. Petersburg)


Lust and Unchastity


Prayer of an unmarried person
Prayer to find a husband or wife
Prayers for purity and chastity


Protection, Safety, and Enemies


Prayer for a building afflicted by evil spirits
Prayer for enemies
Prayer for enemies (Akathist - Mother of God, Softener of evil hearts)
Prayer for protection of soldiers during war
Prayer from Kosovo
Prayer of Saint Basil the Great
Prayers to your Guardian Angel


Sickness and Healing


Healing prayer of Saint Ambrose, Bishop of Milan
Prayer for doctors and nurses
Prayer for healing (very short)
Prayer for mental health
Prayer of thanksgiving after recovering from illness
Prayer to the Mother of God, Queen of All, for the healing of cancer and other illnesses
Prayer to the Theotokos/Mother of God for healing
Prayers for healing of illness - for self and others


Spirituality


Prayer for the priesthood
Prayer of St. Isaac the Syrian: Prayer to know and love God
Prayer of St. Symeon the New Theologian: Prayer to find a spiritual mentor
Prayers of St. John Chrysostom: Prayers before and after reading spiritual texts


Thanksgiving


Prayer of Saint Basil the Great
Prayer of thanksgiving
Prayer of thanksgiving after deliverance from trouble
Prayer of thanksgiving after recovering from illness


Travel


Prayer before traveling
Prayer for drivers
Prayer for one who travels by land
Prayer for pilots, sailors, and those who travel by air or water


Work and School


Prayer for a child when beginning school
Prayers before and after work
Prayers to find work (Akathist - St. Ksenia (Xenia) of St. Petersburg)