To obtain a special grace
Glorious St. Joseph, my protector and father, I turn to you with confidence. By the affection which united you to the Immaculate Virgin, Mother of God, by the fatherly love with which you surrounded the Infant Jesus, I beg you to obtain for me, with the love of Jesus and Mary, the imitation of your virtues and especially the grace of … (Expose here the object of his prayer.)
Remove from me all that would be an obstacle to my salvation and be my guardian, my guide, my protector and my assured refuge at every moment of my life, but especially at the hour of my death. So be it.
My Jesus, pardon and mercy!
By the merits of Thy holy Wounds and the sorrows of Thy Mother.