St Joseph


Leader (L): Lord, have mercy Response (R): Lord, have mercy
L: Christ, have mercy R: Christ, have mercy
L: Lord, have mercy R: Lord, have mercy
L: Christ, hear us R: Christ, graciously hear us

The RESPONSE to the following invocations is: Have Mercy On Us

L: God, the Father of Heaven
L: God, the Son, Redeemer of the world
L: God, the Holy Spirit
L: Holy Trinity, One God

The RESPONSE to the following invocations is: Pray for Us

L: Holy Mary
L: St. Joseph
L: Renowned offspring of David
L: Light of Patriarchs
L: Spouse of the Mother of God
L: Chaste guardian of the Virgin
L: Foster father of the Son of God
L: Diligent protector of Christ
L: Head of the Holy Family
L: Joseph most just
L: Joseph most chaste
L: Joseph most prudent
L: Joseph most strong
L: Joseph most obedient
L: Joseph most faithful
L: Mirror of patience
L: Lover of poverty
L: Model of artisans
L: Glory of home life
L: Guardian of virgins
L: Pillar of families
L: Solace of the wretched
L: Hope of the sick
L: Patron of the dying
L: Terror of demons
L: Protector of Holy Church

L: Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world R: Spare us, O Lord
L: Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world R: Graciously hear us, O Lord
L: Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world R: Have mercy on us

L: He made him the lord of his household R: And prince over all his possessions

(Shared Prayer)
Let us pray: O God, in your providence you were pleased to choose Blessed Joseph to be the spouse of your most holy Mother; grant, we beg you, that we may be worthy to have him for our intercessor in heaven whom on earth we venerate as our Protector: You who live and reign forever and ever. Amen

… St Joseph, Pray for Us …