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Saint Joseph, the worker by Pilar

Author: Paulo Coelho

Thank you very much Pilar for this video. Today I will be celebrating with my friends and 24 readers from my social communities (selected on the first come/first served basis) my patron saint, Saint Joseph. We will have a dinner, music, dance, but we will also pray for the sake of the world. This is the English prayer (we will have it in four different languages) that we will pray together at 10:30 PM:

Glorious St. Joseph, model of all who are devoted to labor,

obtain for me the grace to work conscientiously by placing love of duty above my inclinations;

to gratefully and joyously deem it an honor to employ and to develop by labor the gifts I have received from God,

to work methodically, peacefully, in moderation and patience, without ever shrinking from it through difficulty to work;

above all, with purity of intention and unselfishness, having unceasingly before my eyes
the account I have to render of time lost, talents unused, good not done, and vain complacency in success.

St. Joseph, inspire and guide me for the time to come.


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