A Family Prayer to Jesus. Mary, and Joseph

My priest sent us this prayer. I liked it so much that I thought I would pass it on.

A PRAYER
FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

Dear Lord, bless our family.
Be so kind as to give us the unity, peace,
and mutual love that You found in Your own family
in the little town of Nazareth.

Saint Joseph, bless the head of our family.
Obtain for him the strength,
the wisdom, and the prudence
he needs to support and direct those under his care.

Mother Mary, bless the mother of our family.
Help her to be pure and kind,
gentle and self-sacrificing.
For the more she resembles you,
the better will our family be.

Lord Jesus, bless the children of our family.
Help them to be obedient and devoted to their parents.
Make them more and more like You.
Let them grow, as You did,
in wisdom and age and grace before God and man.

Holy Family of Nazareth,
make our family and home more and more like Yours,
until we are all one family,
happy and at peace in our true home with You.

Amen.

3 responses to “A Family Prayer to Jesus. Mary, and Joseph

  1. Wonderful and encouraging to see a blog promoting the Holy Family. The Catholic family is under such attack today. God Bless your work to defend the family.

    • Thank you for the kind comments and thank you for visiting. The family is the heart of our church and the future of our planet. God bless!

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