O Guardian of virgins and father, Saint Joseph,
to whose faithful custody Innocence itself,
Christ Jesus, and Mary, Virgin of virgins, was committed;
I pray and beseech thee by each of these dear pledges,
Jesus and Mary, that,
being preserved from all uncleanness,
I may with spotless mind, pure heart,
and a chaste body,
ever serve Jesus
most chastely all the days of my life.
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O God, I beseech You,
watch over those exposed to the horror of war,
and the spiritual dangers of a soldier's or sailor's life.
Give them such a strong faith
that no human respect may ever lead them to deny it,
nor fear ever to practice it.
By Your grace, O God,
fortify them against the ... continue reading
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