SAINT PATRICK of Ireland
Feast Day 17 March, Patron of Ireland

Index
List of Prayers to the Saints 

Saint Patrickís Breastplate            

I arise today through Godís strength to pilot me
Godís might to uphold me, Godís wisdom to guide me,
Godís eye to see before me, Godís ear to hear me,
Godís word to speak for me,
Godís hand to guard me,
Godís way to lie before me, Godís shield to protect me,

Godís host to secure me -
  against snares of devils,
  against temptations and vices,
  against inclinations of nature,
  against everyone who shall wish me ill, afar and near,
  alone in a crowd.
  

Christ, be with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me,
Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me,
Christ on my right, Christ on my left,
Christ where I lie,
Christ where I sit,
Christ where I arise,
Christ in the heart of every man who thinks of me, †††††††††††††††††††††                                                             
Christ in the mouth of every man who speaks of me,

C
hrist in every eye that sees me,
C
hrist in every ear that hears me.††††

Salvation is of the Lord.
Salvation is of the Lord,
Salvation is of the Christ.
                                                                

May your salvation, O Lord, be ever with us.