Friday, May 22, 2009

Litany To St. Joseph

Here is a lovely litany to St. Joseph, who happens to be the patron saint of Belgium. 

Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, 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 descendant of David, pray for us.
Light of the patriarchs, pray for us.
Spouse 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.
Careful defender 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 courageous, 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 laborers, pray for us.
Ornament of home life, pray for us.
Guardian of virgins, pray for us.
Pillar of families, pray for us.
Solace of the miserable, pray for us.
Hope of the sick, pray for us.
Patron of the dying, pray for us.
Terror of demons, pray for us.
Protector of the Holy Church, pray for us.

Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, Spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, Graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world, Have mercy on us.
V. He hath appointed him master of his house.
R. And the ruler of all his possessions.

Let us pray.

O God, who by an ineffable providence hast deigned to choose Blessed Joseph as the spouse of Thy Most Holy Mother, grant, we beseech Thee, that him whom we venerate on earth as our protector, we may merit to have as our intercessor in heaven: who livest and reignest for ever and ever. Amen.

3 comments:

Ms. Lucy said...

Thank you for this beautiful prayer this morning:) Blessings to you.

Matterhorn said...

God bless.

Anonymous said...

Vergeet ook het dagelijkse gebed aan Sint-Jozef, Beschermer van 't huisgezin, niet.