One calls upon Holy Casimir to overcome all kinds of temptations against chastity, to be preserved impure thoughts.
One calls upon also Holy Casimir to be preserved coolings.
This Polish prince could avoid, as of his more young age, the traps of the world. He devoted himself to the poor and the unhappy one. He macerated his body by the fasts and the disciplines; he often spent his nights to same the ground to preserve his purity.
Ô God, which in the middle of the delights of the Court and most tempting attracted world, strengthened Holy Casimir by a constancy inébranlable, made, please, by his intercession, which your faithful scorns the goods of the ground and aspires unceasingly to those of the sky. Move away, I request from you, Ô my God, temptations which afflict us, and deliver us, by the intercession of this admirable prince, of the evils of which we are overpowered.
We request some from you by NR. – S.J. – C. Amen.
Holy Casimir, intercessor for all those which call upon you in their temptations and their sufferings, request for us.
Take to me my heart, Ô Jesus! And wound to it your love; sprinkle to it your blood, and make a temple for you. But what did I dare to ask you, bold that I am? How can I offer the possession of an always agitated heart to you, which likes the world, and which so many sins soil? Ah! Forgive me, my Saver. The grace which spouts out of your blood excites my confidence, and I remember these soft words that you address each day to me: « Me your heart gives. » Amen.
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