O my God, Thou who art the God
and of counsel,
Thou who readest in my heart the sincere will
to please Thee alone,
and to govern myself with regard to my choice of a state of life,
entirely in conformity with Thy most holy desire;
grant me, by the intercession
of the most blessed Virgin, my Mother,
and of my holy patrons,
especially of Saint Joseph
and Saint Aloysius,
to know what state I ought to choose,
and when to embrace it,
so that in it I may be able to pursue and increase Thy glory,
work out my salvation,
that heavenly reward
which Thou hast promised to those who do Thy holy Will.
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Jesus, Lover of chastity, Mary, Mother most pure, and Joseph, chaste guardian of the Virgin, to you I come at this hour, begging you to plead with God for me. I earnestly wish to be pure in thought, word and deed in imitation of your own holy purity.
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