Litany of Saint Joseph

 

 

Litany of Saint Joseph

 

St. Joseph, the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and earthly father of Jesus Christ, is described in Scripture as a 'just man'. He is revered by Carmelites as Principal Protector of the Carmelite Order.

 

Statue of Saint Joseph in Faversham.

 
 

 

 

Lord, have mercy.

 

Christ, have mercy.

 

Lord, have mercy.

 

Holy Trinity, One God, have mercy on us.

 

 

 

Holy Mary

 

Pray for us.

 

St. Joseph

 

Pray for us.

 

Renowned offspring of David

 

Pray for us.

 

Spouse of the Mother of God

 

Pray for us.

 

Foster father of the Son of God

 

Pray for us.

 

Diligent protector of the Holy Family

 

Pray for us.

 

Joseph most just

 

Pray for us.

 

Joseph most chaste

 

Pray for us.

 

Mirror of patience

 

Pray for us.

 

Lover of poverty

 

Pray for us.

 

Model of workers

 

Pray for us.

 

Pillar of families

 

Pray for us.

 

Solace of the sick and dying

 

Pray for us.

 

Protector of God’s holy Church

 

Pray for us.

 

Principal protector of the Carmelite Order

 

Pray for us.

 

 

 

Let us pray:

 

Father God,

 

you were pleased to choose blessed Joseph

 

to be the spouse of your obedient daughter Mary,

 

and foster father of your divine Son.

 

Grant, we beg you, that through his intercession and example,

 

our homes may be worthy of Christ,

in whose name we make this prayer. Amen.

Statue of Saint Joseph in the Carmelite Friary, York.