Novena to St. Joseph
O Glorious St. Joseph, faithful follower of Jesus Christ, to thee do we raise our hearts and hands to implore thy powerful intercession in obtaining from the benign Heart of Jesus all the helps and graces necessary for our spiritual and temporal welfare, particularly the grace of a happy death, and the special favor we now implore (state your petitions).
O guardian of the Word Incarnate, we have confidence that thy prayers in our behalf will be graciously heard before the throne of God.
[Then the following seven times, in honor of
V. O glorious St.
Joseph, through the love thou dost bear to Jesus Christ, and for the
glory of His name,