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Pray this Litany of St. Joseph NOW to Learn His Many Heavenly Names

Pray this Litany of St. Joseph NOW to Learn His Many Heavenly Names

St. Joseph, however silent he was in the Bible, is widely known as a powerful intercessor in heaven. He may have been a simple carpenter on earth, but his role as the foster-father of Jesus has gained him a special place in the heavenly court.

This has led to a great love of St. Joseph over the centuries, with the development of numerous prayers and devotions to him. One of them is the “Litany of St. Joseph,” a prayer that invokes Joseph using various names that describe particular aspects of his heavenly intercession.

Below is the litany, which can help you better understand St. Joseph’s role in your own life so that you may turn to him when certain trials come. He is a great intercessor, who above all things wants you to join him forever in heaven glory.

The 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 Spirit,
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,
Spouse of the Mother of God,
Chaste guardian of the Virgin,
Foster-father of the Son of God,
Watchful defender of Christ,
Head of the Holy Family,
Joseph most just,
Joseph most chaste,
Joseph most prudent,
Joseph most valiant,
Joseph most obedient,
Joseph most faithful,
Mirror of patience,
Lover of poverty,
Model of workmen ,
Glory of domestic life,
Guardian of virgins,
Pillar of families,
Solace of the afflicted,
Hope of the sick,
Patron of the dying,
Terror of demons,
Protector of Holy Church,

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 made him the lord of His household,
R. And prince over all His possessions.

Let Us Pray.

O God, Who in Thine ineffable providence didst choose Blessed Joseph to be the spouse of Thy most Holy Mother, grant that as we venerate him as our protector on earth, we may deserve to have him as our intercessor in Heaven, Thou Who livest and reignest forever and ever. R. Amen.