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Wednesday, June 01, 2005

Patron Saint of Getting the Right Questions



This chap got me through the Final Honour School with a respectable class of honours, which given my igronance of my subject makes his levitating positively mundane.

Two REALLY CATHOLIC prayers!

First Prayer

O Great St. Joseph of Cupertino who while on earth did obtain from God the grace to be asked at your examination only the questions you knew, obtain for me a like favour in the examinations for which I am now preparing. In return I promise to make you known and cause you to be invoked.

Through Christ our Lord.

St. Joseph of Cupertino, Pray for us.

Amen.

Second Prayer

O St. Joseph of Cupertino who by your prayer obtained from God to be asked at your examination, the only preposition you knew. Grant that I may like you succeed in the (here mention the name of Examination eg. History paper I ) examination.

In return I promise to make you known and cause you to be invoked.

(prayers from a website with a soundtrack that has to be heard. Earning my rye bread teaching English, I particularly like "only the preposition you knew" in the second prayer!