A litany is a prayer which includes requests and repetition. Usually a leader says the first part of a line and everyone responds with the second part.
In this Litany of St. Joseph, we ask this saint to pray for us so we can be more like him, especially in the way he trusted in God and cared for the Holy Family.
Litany of St. Joseph
Lord have mercy…. Lord have mercy.
Christ have mercy … Christ have mercy.
Lord have mercy … Lord have mercy.
St. Joseph … pray for us.
Husband of Mary … pray for us.
Foster father of our Lord … pray for us.
Protector of the Church … pray for us.
Defender of families … pray for us.
Example for all fathers … pray for us.
Guardian of expectant mothers … pray for us.
Patron of travelers … pray for us.
Defender of immigrants … pray for us.
Joseph, you trusted in God … pray for us.
You listened to the angel … pray for us.
You showed great patience … pray for us.
You cherished the Virgin Mary … pray for us.
You provided for your family … pray for us.
You bravely kept them safe … pray for us.
Most chaste spouse .. pray for us.
Patron to the poor … pray for us.
Hope in times of difficulty … pray for us.
Saint of happy meetings … pray for us.
Comfort to the dying … pray for us.
Lamb of God, … take away our sins.
Lamb of God, … grant us peace.
Hear our prayer, … hear our prayer.
This Litany of the Call to Discipleship asks our Lord to give us the grace to be His disciples. It focuses on various people in the gospel and asks for the grace to answer His call as they did.
In this Litany of St. John the Baptist, we ask this prophet and martyr by his many titles and roles to pray for us.
In this Litany of the Names of Jesus, we pray to Jesus using some of his many names.