Heavenly Father, in Your love for us,
protect against the wickedness of the devil,
those helpless little ones to whom
You have given the gift of life.
Touch with pity the hearts of those women pregnant
in our world today who are not thinking of motherhood.
Help them to see that the child they carry
is made in Your image, as well as theirs,
made for eternal life.
Dispel their fear of selfishness
and give them true womanly hearts
to love their babies
and give them birth
and all the needed care that a mother can give.
We ask this through Jesus
Your Son, Our Lord
Who lives and reigns with You
and the Holy Spirit, One God,
forever and ever.
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O glorious St. Joseph,
to you God committed the care
of His only begotten Son
amid the many dangers of this world.
We come to you
and ask you to take under your special protection
the children God has given us.
Through holy baptism
they became children of God
and members of His holy Church.
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