God of wisdom and of counsel,
You see in my heart a sincere desire to please You alone
and to conform myself entirely to Your holy Will
in the choice of my state in life.
Grant me, I humbly implore You,
by the intercession of the Blessed Virgin, my Mother and my holy Patrons,
the grace to know what state in life I should choose
and to embrace it when known,
in order that thus I may seek
Your glory and increase it,
work out my own salvation,
and deserve the heavenly reward
which You have promised to those
who do Your holy Will.