Holy Father St. Joseph, Protector and Guardian of our Order,
bless our Carmel, that it may ever be pleasing to God.
powerful intercession, make it flourish and grow in numbers that, in
union with Mary, we may truly love and serve the Church, and grow in
love of Him Who, for our sakes, became your Son. Who lives and reigns
for ever and ever. Amen.
Almighty God, you have chosen Saint Joseph to be the mainstay
of Jesus and Mary, the wise and faithful servant in whom they could
We pray that he may truly be the guardian of your Church;
that he may inspire with confidence those who are devoted to him; that
he may give security to those who work in the vineyard of Your Son;
and finally, that he may be a source of strength to us, who wish, like
him, to dedicate ourselves to Christ's service, now and in times to