9 Strong Catholic Prayers for Bullying

Being bullied can create a mental hardship like no other. These strong Catholic prayers for bullying will help you to put on your spiritual armor and finds God’s comfort and peace.

1 John 2:9
God of Love, Your word declares that anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness. I pray for those who are in the darkness right now, for those who choose to hate over love and choose intimidation over respect. I pray for bullies right now, please touch their hearts. Lord, please let Your light shine upon them and eradicate the darkness that surrounds them, Amen.

2 Timothy 1:7
Awesome Creator, the Spirit that You gave me does not make me timid, but it gives me power, love, and self-discipline! I proclaim an increase in all three because I do not want to be bullied any longer! I want to stand in Your power and authority because You have given it to me freely. I pray that You guide me as I stand up to those who try to oppress me, I pray that You protect me as I face those who seek to destroy me, Amen.

Ephesians 6:12
Oh Lord, I know that my struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the authorities and powers of this dark world. My struggle is against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. I pray that I do not just look at a bully and see a human but help me to understand that this is spiritual opposition. I pray that Your word is the governing authority in my life so that I may be equipped when dealing with spiritual opposition, Amen.

Leviticus 19:18
Holy God, I pray that You give me the strength to not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among me, but instead create in me the right heart to love my neighbor as myself. I pray that I love my enemies even though they despise me, I pray that I show love to all who show hate towards me because You have commanded me to do so, Amen.

Matthew 5:11
Righteous God, Your word states that blessed am I when people insult me, persecute me and falsely say all kinds of evil against me because of You. I know that in Your eyes I am blessed and highly favored regardless of what people say to me. I am more than the labels that bullies have assigned to me. Thank You for having my interests at heart, thank You for declaring a word over me that is greater than any word man could say over me, Amen.

Proverbs 17:9
Precious Lord, whoever would foster lover love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends. I pray that I cover the offenses of the bully with love because You encourage me to do so. Father, it is hard to show love to those who do not reciprocate it but Lord, You loved me even when I didn’t love You, so I pray that I extend this same grace to those around me, Amen.

Proverbs 22:10
Almighty God, I pray that You give me the strength to drive out people who mock and tease me. Please stop the abuse and torment. I pray that I have the authority to drive out my bully so that I will no longer be oppressed by the fighting and argumentation. Instead, I declare peace in my relationships, I declare love to be the dominating power in my environment at all times, Amen.

Proverbs 24:16
Awesome God, though the righteous fall seven times, they will rise again, but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes. I know that even when I stumble, it is You who picks me up, even when the intimidation of the bully oppresses me, it is You who enables me to stand against them. With You, I have the victory because, with You, I will always get back up. Thank You for being faithful to me and for being just to my oppressor, Amen.

Psalm 138:7
God of Peace, though I walk in the midst of trouble, You preserve my life. You stretch out Your hand against the anger of my foes; with Your right hand, You save me! Thank You for keeping me even when bullies come to surround me. I know that You are for me, therefore I will not fear what bullies can do to me. Even in the midst of trouble, You keep me in Your arms, unharmed and undefeated, thank You, Father, Amen.

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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.