Litany of Saint Joseph

Lord, have mercy on us.

Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us.
Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of Heaven, Have mercy on us.
God the Son, Redeemer of the world, Have mercy on us.
God the Holy Ghost, Have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, one God, Have mercy on us.


Holy Mary, Pray for us.
Saint Joseph, Pray for us.

Illustrious Son of David, Pray for us.
Light of the Patriarchs, Pray for us.
Husband of the Mother of God, Pray for us.
Chaste Guardian of the Virgin, Pray for us.
Foster-father of the Son of God, Pray for us.
Diligent Protector of Christ, Pray for us.
Head of the Holy Family, Pray for us.
Joseph most just, Pray for us.
Joseph most chaste, Pray for us.
Joseph most prudent, Pray for us.
Joseph most valiant, Pray for us.
Joseph most obedient, Pray for us.
Joseph most faithful, Pray for us.
Mirror of patience, Pray for us.
Lover of poverty, Pray for us.
Model of workers, Pray for us.
Ornament of home life, Pray for us.
Guardian of Virgins, Pray for us.
Support of families, Pray for us.
Solace of the afflicted, Pray for us.
Hope of the sick, Pray for us.
Patron of the dying, Pray for us.
Terror of the demons, Pray for us.
Protector of the Holy Church, Pray for us.

Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world,
      spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world,
      graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who take away the sins of the world,
      have mercy on us.

V. He appointed him Lord of his household,
R. and ruler over all his possessions.

Let us pray,

O God, who by an ineffable providence did deign to choose blessed Joseph to be the spouse of your most Holy Mother; grant, we beseech thee, that we may merit to have him as intercessor in heaven, whom we venerate as protector on earth, who live and reign world without end. Amen.