Collect: Father, you entrusted our Savior to the care of St. Joseph. By the help of his prayers may your Church continue to serve its Lord Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
… little know, and highly personal, fact. When my son was an baby I consecrated him to the care of St. Joseph to be his adoptive spiritual father in the absence of a physical one.