Prayer to St. Joseph
St. Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God, I place in thee all my interests and desires. O St. Joseph, do assist me by thy powerful intercession and obtain for me from thy divine foster Son, Jesus Christ,
all spiritual blessings.
So that having experienced thy heavenly power here below, I may offer my thanksgiving and homage to the most loving of fathers. O St. Joseph, I never grow weary of contemplating thee and Jesus asleep in thine arms.
I dare not approach while He reposes near thy heart. Hold Him close in my name and kiss His fine head for me, and ask Him to return the kiss when I draw my dying breath. St. Joseph, patron of departing souls, pray for us.