Novena for all husbands and fathers

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PREPARATORY PRAYER FOR EVERY DAY

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and ofthe Holy Ghost (with the Sign of theCross made as usual)

Amen.

 

My Lord Jesus Christ, real God and real man,Creator, Father, and my Redeemer, for being You who you are, and because I loveyou above all things, I am sorry Lord in the soul and in my heart I offendedyou. I firmly resolve, Lord, and encouraged by your divine grace, the amendmentof my life and never again sin, turn away from occasions of sin, confess and dopenance that I was imposed for the forgiveness of my sins.

Amen.

 

Oh glorious Father of Jesus, Husband of Mary.Patriarch and Protector of Holy Church, whom the Eternal Father entrusted thecare of government, rule and defend on earth the Holy Family, protect also tous who belong as faithful Catholics to the Holy Family of your Son, the Church,and obtain for us the necessary goods of this life, and above all spiritual aidfor eternal life. Obtain for us especially these three graces, to not evercommit any mortal sin, especially against the chastity, a sincere love anddevotion to Jesus and Mary, and a good death, receiving the last sacraments ingrace.

 

 

FINAL PRAYER FOR EVERY DAY

Oh Virgins guardian and father St Joseph to whosefaithful custody were assigned the same innocence of Jesus Christ and theVirgin of virgins Mary, for these two dearest tokens Jesus and Mary, I beg andbeseech to be preserved from all impurities, serve always chastely with soulalways clean, pure heart and chaste body to Jesus and Mary. Amen.

 

Jesus, Joseph and Mary, I give you my heart andsoul

Jesus, Joseph and Mary, assist me in my lastagony.

Jesus, Joseph and Mary, with You rest in peace mysoul.

 

Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory.

 

Refrain. The same Jesus, has nearly thirty years when hebegan his public life, He was thought son of Joseph.

 

V. St. Joseph, pray for us.

R. To be worthy of the promises of Jesus Christ.

 

Prayer. Oh God that with ineffable providence you werepleased to choose blessed Joseph for spouse of your most Holy Mother, grant usthat, as we venerate him as a protector on earth, we deserve to have him asprotector in heaven. Oh God who lives and reigns for ever and ever. Amen.

 

 

1st. Day

 

Start withthe preparatory prayer for every day.

 

Oh gracious Jesus as well as you comforted yourbeloved father in the perplexities and uncertainties he had, wondering whetherto leave your Blessed Mother, his wife, we humbly beseech that through theintercession of Saint Joseph to grant us prudence and wisdom in all doubtfulcases and anxieties of our life, so we always find your will.

 

Finish withthe final prayer for every day.

 

 

2nd. Day

 

Start withthe preparatory prayer for every day.

 

Oh gracious Jesus, as well as you comforted yourbeloved father in poverty and helplessness at Bethlehem with your birth, theangels singing and the shepherds visits, we humbly beseech that through theintercession of Saint Joseph to grant us patiently bear our poverty andhelplessness in this life, and that our spirits bright with your presence, yourgrace, and hope of glory.

 

Finish withthe final prayer for every day.

 

 

3th. Day

 

Start withthe preparatory prayer for every day.

 

Oh gracious Jesus, as well as you comforted yourbeloved father at the sorrowful mystery of the Circumcision, receiving from himthe sweet name of Jesus, so we humbly beseech thee, through the intercession ofSt. Joseph, you grant us always pronounce with love and respect your holy name,carry it in our heart, honor it in life, and profess in word and deed that youare our Savior and Jesus.

 

Finish withthe final prayer for every day.

 

 

4th. Day

 

Start withthe preparatory prayer for every day.

 

Oh gracious Jesus, as well as you comforted yourbeloved father for the grief that caused him the prophecy of Simeon, showingthe innumerable choir of Saints, so we humbly beseech thee, through theintercession of St. Joseph to grant us the grace to be those for whom youserve, not ruin, but resurrection, and that we may respond faithfully to yourgrace so we can get to your glory.

 

Finish withthe final prayer for every day

 

 

5th. Day

 

Start withthe preparatory prayer for every day.

 

Oh gracious Jesus, as well as your beloved fatherdrove you from Bethlehem to Egypt to get rid of the tyrant Herod, so we humblybeseech thee, through the intercession of St. Joseph, deliver us from those whowant to harm our souls or our bodies, give us strength and salvation when weare pursued, and in the midst of the exile of this life protect us until we flyto the heavenly homeland.

 

Finish withthe final prayer for every day.

 

 

6th. Day

 

Start withthe preparatory prayer for every day.

 

Oh gracious Jesus as well as your beloved fatherfed you in Nazareth, and instead you reward him with your holy companion manyyears, with your doctrine and your sweet conversation, we humbly beseech thee,through the intercession of St. Joseph to grant us spiritual nourishment ofyour grace and your holy communion, and to live a holy and modestly life likeyou did in Nazareth.

 

Finish withthe final prayer for every day.

 

 

7th. Day

 

Start with the preparatory prayer for every day.

 

Oh gracious Jesus as well as by following thewill of your heavenly Father you allow your beloved father on earth to sufferthe vehement pain of losing you for three days, so we humbly beseech thee,through the intercession of St. Joseph, to prefer losing all things and annoyany friend, before stop doing your will; that we never lose you for commitmortal sin, or if unfortunately we lost you, we will find you through a goodconfession.

 

Finish withthe final prayer for every day.

  

 

8th. Day

 

Start withthe preparatory prayer for every day.

 

Oh gracious Jesus, who at the time of his deathconsoled thy glorious father, attending him along with your mother his wife athis last agony, we humbly beseech thee, through the intercession of St. Joseph,to grant us a death like his assisted with your kindness, along with your HolyMother and the same glorious Patriarchprotector of the dying, pronouncing when dying your most holy names, Jesus,Mary and Joseph.

 

Finish withthe final prayer for every day.

 

 

9th. Day

 

Start withthe preparatory prayer for every day.

 

Oh gracious Jesus, as well as you have chosenthrough your Vicar on earth your beloved father to guard your holy CatholicChurch, so we humbly beseech thee, through the intercession of St. Joseph, togrant us we became true and sincere Catholics, who profess without errorCatholic faith, to live without fear a life worthy of the faith we profess, andthat our enemies never be able to terrify us with persecution, or by deceptionseduce and pull us away from the only true religion which is the Catholic.

 

Finish withthe final prayer for every day.

 



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