There are many variations of the Sacred Heart prayer, or Sacred Heart novena. Here's the one I'm praying currently.
May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, honored, loved, and preserved throughout the world, now and for ever, Amen. Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us. St. Jude, hope of the hopeless, pray for us. Sacred Heart of Jesus, help us now and forever, Amen.
(Recite 9 times for 9 days and promise to print.)
To those WITH faith, you understand your place in God's universe. You understand that if Jesus places your request in His heart, the Father sees Jesus, not us, and will answer Jesus's prayer. You understand that St. Jude, Patron saint of hopeless causes, is a friend of Jesus. So you take along a friend of Jesus to ask Jesus to ask His Dad....
Or, you can go straight to Father, in words Jesus gave us: "Our Father..."
Whatever works for you. They're both fine. Really.