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A Prayer to St. Dunstan, Patron of Locksmiths and Metalworkers

We pray for the safety and protection of these laborers during their everyday work.

Steel, metal, and locks— these are all important and essential parts when building a home. We need steel and metal to make it as sturdy as possible and allow it to withstand natural calamities, while we need locks to protect our property and possessions from robbers and thieves.

All of these are made and created by hardworking metalworkers and locksmiths who have the expertise in creating quality metal and steel items for our everyday use. But as we all know, there is danger entailed in this line of work— they have to regularly face hot materials and sparks that could potentially harm them. (Read: WATCH: 5 Home Improvement Tips and Tricks From Slater Young)

My Pope Philippines recognizes the importance of these laborers and their contributions to construction projects. So today, just in time for the feast of St. Dunstan, patron saint of locksmiths, blacksmiths, and metalworkers, we give you a prayer for St. Dunstan’s intercession and protection for these laborers.

Prayer to St. Dunstan

Hear, O Lord, the supplications your people make under the patronage of your bishop St Dunstan, and grant that they may rejoice in peace in this present life and find help for life eternal.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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