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Catholic Prayers

Act of Consecration to the Holy Family

Act of Consecration to the Holy Family

O Jesus,

our most loving Redeemer,

who having come to enlighten the world

with Thy teaching and example,

didst will to pass the greater part of Thy life

in humility and subjection to Mary and Joseph

in the poor home of Nazareth,

thus sanctifying the Family

that was to be an example for all Christian families,

graciously receive our family as it dedicates

and consecrates itself to Thee this day.

Do Thou protect us,

guard us and establish aongst us Thy holy fear,

true peace and concord in Christian love:

in order that by living according to the divine pattern

of Thy family we may be able,

all of us without exception,

to attain to eternal happiness.


dear Mother of Jesus and Mother of us,

by the kindly intercession

make this our humble offering acceptable in the sight of


and obtain for us His graces and blessings.

O Saint Joseph,

most holy Guardian of Jesus and Mary,

help us by thy prayers in all our spiritual and temporal


that so we may be enabled to praise our divine Savior


together with Mary and thee,

for all eternity.

(Recite the Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory 3 times.)


(An indulgence of 500 days. A plenary indulgence on the

usual conditions,

if this prayer is repeated with devotion every day for a