Act of Consecration to St. Joseph

by St. Bernardine of Siena

Consecration to St. Joseph:

O my beloved St. Joseph, adopt me as thy child. 


Take charge of my salvation; 

watch over me day and night; 

preserve me from the occasion of sin; 

obtain for me purity of body.  


Through thy intercession with Jesus, 

grant me a spirit of sacrifice, 

humility, self-denial, 

burning love for Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament,

and a sweet and tender love for Mary, my mother.  


Saint Joseph, be with me living, be with me dying, 

and obtain for me a favorable judgement from Jesus, 

my merciful Saviour.