Mindful then, O Lord,
of Thy worshipful Passion,
I approach Thine Altar,
sinner though I am,
to join in the offering unto Thee
which Thou hast instituted and commanded
to be offered in remembrance of Thee for our well-being.
Receive it, I beseech Thee,
for Thy holy Church,
and for the people whom Thou hast purchased with Thine own Blood.
Let not, through my unworthiness,
the price of their salvation
whose saving Victim and Redemption
Thou didst Thyself vouchsafe to be.
Also behold in pity, O Lord,
the sorrows of Thy people,
which I bring before Thee;
the perils of Thy servants;
the sorrowful sighing of prisoners;
the miseries of widows and orphans,
and all that are desolate and bereaved;
the necessities of strangers and travellers;
the helplessness and sadness of the weak and sickly;
the depressions of the languishing;
the weakness of the aged and of children;
the trials and aspirations of young men;
and the vows
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O Blessed Saint Joseph, faithful guardian and protector of virgins, to whom God entrusted Jesus and Mary, I implore you by the love which you did bear them, to preserve me from every defilement of soul and body, that I may always serve them in holiness and purity of love. Amen. continue reading
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