Litany of Saint Joseph, Light of Patriarchs
Lord, have mercy on us
R. Christ, have mercy on us.
Kyrie, eleison
R. Christe, eleison.
Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us.
R. Christ, graciously hear us.
Kyrie, eleison. Christe, audi nos.
R. Christe, exaudi nos.
God the Father of Heaven,
R. have mercy on us.
Pater de cælis, Deus,
R. miserere nobis.
God the Son, Redeemer of the world,
R. have mercy on us.
Fili, Redemptor mundi, Deus,
R. miserere nobis.
God, the Holy Ghost,
R. have mercy on us.
Spiritus Sancte, Deus,
R. miserere nobis.
Holy Trinity, One God,
R. have mercy on us.
Sancta Trinitas, unus Deus,
R. miserere nobis.
Holy Mary,
R. pray for us.
Sancta Maria,
R. ora pro nobis.
Saint Joseph,
R. pray for us.
Sancte Joseph,
R. ora pro nobis.
Renowned Offspring of David,
R. pray for us.
Proles David inclita,
R. ora pro nobis.
Light of Patriarchs,
R. pray for us.
Lumen Patriarcharum,
R. ora pro nobis.
Spouse of the Mother of God,
R. pray for us.
Dei Genetricis sponse,
R. ora pro nobis.
Chaste guardian of the Virgin,
R. pray for us.
Custos pudice Virginis,
R. ora pro nobis.
Foster-father of the Son of God,
R. pray for us.
Filii Dei nutricie,
R. ora pro nobis.
Diligent protector of Christ,
R. pray for us.
Christi defensor sedule,
R. ora pro nobis.
Head of the Holy Family,
R. pray for us.
Almæ Familiæ præses,
R. ora pro nobis.
Joseph most just,
R. pray for us.
Joseph justissime,
R. ora pro nobis.
Joseph most chaste,
R. pray for us.
Joseph castissime,
R. ora pro nobis.
Joseph most prudent,
R. pray for us.
Joseph prudentissime,
R. ora pro nobis.
Joseph most valiant,
R. pray for us.
Joseph fortissime,
R. ora pro nobis.
Joseph most obedient,
R. pray for us.
Joseph obeodientissime,
R. ora pro nobis.
Joseph most faithful,
R. pray for us.
Joseph fidelissime,
R. ora pro nobis.
Mirror of patience,
R. pray for us.
Speculum patientiæ,
R. ora pro nobis.
Lover of poverty,
R. pray for us.
Amator paupertatis,
R. ora pro nobis.
Model of workmen,
R. pray for us.
Exemplar opificum,
R. ora pro nobis.
Glory of home life,
R. pray for us.
Domesticæ vitæ decus,
R. ora pro nobis.
Guardian of virgins,
R. pray for us.
Custos virginum,
R. ora pro nobis.
Pillar of families,
R. pray for us.
Familiarum columen,
R. ora pro nobis.
Solace of the afflicted,
R. pray for us.
Solatium miserorum,
R. ora pro nobis.
Hope of the sick,
R. pray for us.
Spes ægrotantium,
R. ora pro nobis.
Patron of the dying,
R. pray for us.
Patrone morientium,
R. ora pro nobis.
Terror of demons,
R. pray for us.
Terror dæmonum,
R. ora pro nobis.
Protector of Holy Church,
R. pray for us.
Protector sanctæ Ecclesiæ,
R. ora pro nobis.
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world,
R. spare us, O Lord.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi,
R. parce nobis, Domine.
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world,
R. graciously hear us, O Lord.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi,
R. exaudi nobis, Domine.
Lamb of God, who takest away the sins of the world,
R. have mercy on us.
Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi,
R. miserere nobis.
He made him lord over His house,
R. And the ruler of all His possessions.
Constituit eum dominum domus suæ,
R. Et principem omnis possessionis suæ.
Let us pray
O God, who in Thine ineffable providence didst vouchsafe to choose blessed Joseph to be the spouse of Thy most holy Mother: grant, we beseech Thee, that we may have him for an intercessor in heaven, whom we venerate as our protector on earth. Who livest and reignest world without end.
R. Amen.
Oremus
Deus, qui ineffabili providentia beatum Joseph sanctissimæ Gentricis tuæ sponsum eligere dignatus es: præsta, quæsumus; ut, quem protectorem veneramur in terris, intercessorem habere mereamur in cælis: Quis vivis et regnas in sæcula sæculorum.
R. Amen.
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