Praises of Saint Joseph

Saint JosephIn the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.

Ever blessed, O great patriarch, Saint Joseph, be thy soul, which was adorned with all the virtues and gifts of the Holy Ghost.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

Ever blessed, O holy patriarch, Joseph, be thy intellect, which was full of the most sublime knowledge of God, and enlightened with revelations.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

Ever blessed, O holy patriarch, Joseph, be thy memory, which always sweetly and fondly remembered Jesus and Mary.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

Ever blessed, O holy patriarch, Joseph, be thy will, which was all inflamed with love for Jesus and Mary, and always perfectly conformable to the Divine will.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

Ever blessed, O holy patriarch, Joseph, be thy eyes, to which it was granted to look continually upon Jesus and Mary.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

Ever blessed, O holy patriarch, Joseph, be thy ears, which merited to hear the sweet words of Jesus and Mary.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

Ever blessed, O dear Saint Joseph, be thy tongue, which continually praised God, and with profound humility and reverence conversed with Jesus and Mary.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

Ever blessed, O chaste Saint Joseph, be thy most pure and love-glowing heart, with which thou didst ardently love Jesus and Mary.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

Ever blessed, O holy Joseph, be thy thoughts, words and actions, each and all of which ever tended to the service of Jesus and Mary.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

Ever blessed, O great patriarch, Saint Joseph, be all the moments of thy life, which thou didst spend in the service of Jesus and Mary.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

Ever blessed, O my protector, Saint Joseph, be that moment of thy life, in which thou didst most sweetly die in the arms of Jesus and Mary.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

Ever blessed, O glorious Saint Joseph, be that moment, in which thou didst enter into the eternal joys of heaven.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

Ever blessed in eternity, O happy Saint Joseph, be every moment, in which until now, thou, in union with all the other saints of heaven, didst enjoy the incomprehensible bliss of union with God, with Jesus and Mary.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

O my dear protector! be thou ever blessed by me and by all creatures, for all eternity, with all the blessings which the Most Holy Trinity bestowed on thee, and with all the benedictions given thee by Jesus and Mary and by the whole Church, triumphant and militant.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.

O thrice holy Joseph, blessed in soul and body, in life and death, on earth and in heaven, obtain also for me, a poor sinner, but nevertheless thy true and faithful client, a share in thy blessings, the grace to imitate thee, ardently to love and faithfully to serve Jesus, Mary and thyself, and especially the happiness to die in thy holy arms. Amen.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be. Amen.