Chastity Cord of St Joseph
Those who wear the cord of St. Joseph are exhorted to say seven Glorias each day.
Graces Associated with the Cord
- St. Joseph’s special protection
- Purity of soul
- The grace of chastity
- Final perseverance
- Particular assistance at the hour of death
Recite Daily Seven Times The Glory Be, Together With The Following Prayer, Which Is The Prayer For Purity
O Guardian of Virgins and holy Father St. Joseph, into whose faithful keeping were entrusted Christ Jesus, Innocence Itself, and Mary, Virgin of virgins, I pray and beseech thee by these dear pledges, Jesus and Mary, that, being preserved from all uncleanness, I may with spotless mind, pure heart and chaste body, ever serve Jesus and Mary most chastely all the days of my life. Amen.
The Cord of St Joseph should be made of cotton, wool or linen and should be worn under the clothing. It is both a symbol and a prayer, a symbol of interior devotion to the glorious Patriarch, a prayer to obtain through his powerful intercession the virtue of holy purity.