Prayer to St Joseph

Candy’s little prayer to St Joseph

St. Joseph my father in heaven, I love you.

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You were the foster father of Jesus, and I could only imagine how you might have played with baby Jesus and when Jesus was a toddler. I wish I was there as a daughter to you and a sister to Jesus.

Please show me how to love Jesus more and more.


St Joseph is one of my favourite saints and I speak to him like a daughter would speak to her father. I know that St. Joseph would always pray for me when I ask him to pray for my family.

He was the protector of the Holy Family and I am sure that he will protect our families if you ask him to.

St. Joseph is known to be the ‘Protector of families'

My Prayer to St Joseph for our family

Gracious St Joseph, protect my family and all other families from danger, as you did protect the baby Jesus and His mother from the wrath of king Herod.

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Pray for us, that we respect, love and care for each other in our family as you were with Mary and Jesus. Help us to be understanding and forgiving towards each other.

Most of all St Joseph, bring us closer to Jesus. St Joseph, please pray for our family. Amen.

St. Joseph was a caring husband to Mary Mother of Jesus, and he will intercede on behalf of us mothers, when we pray for our husbands and sons. Very often I ask St. Joseph to be the protector of my husband and my son.

Learn about references in the Bible about St Joseph and reflections.

I also ask St. Joseph to pray for my husband in his work and other activities.

St. Joseph was an honest worker and therefore known to be the
‘Patron saint of Workers’.

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Here is a beautiful Prayer to St Joseph - the worker by Pope St Pius X

Glorious St. Joseph, model of all who are devoted to labour,
obtain for me the grace to work in the spirit of penance in expiation of my many sins;
to work conscientiously by placing love of duty above my inclinations;
to gratefully and joyously deem it an honour to employ and to develop by labour the gifts I have received from God,
to work methodically, peacefully,
and in moderation and patience,
without ever shrinking from it through weariness or difficulty to work;
above all, with purity of intention and unselfishness,
having unceasingly before my eyes death
and the account I have to render of time lost, talents unused,
good not done, and vain complacency in success,
so baneful to the work of God.

All for Jesus, all for Mary, all to imitate thee, O patriarch St. Joseph!
This shall be my motto for life and eternity.

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The Powerful Novena Prayer to St Joseph

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This is an ancient prayer said to be found in the 15th year of our Lord Jesus Christ.

This prayer to St Joseph became popular since the year 1505, when the Pope had sent the prayer to Emperor Charles when he was going into battle.

I find this Prayer very powerful in times of desperate need. You may devoutely say this prayer for nine days as a novena.

Jesus knows whether your request is good for you or whether it is good for the person, whom you are praying for. Just trust in Jesus.

Click on the picture to get the words of this powerful novena.


St Joseph is also known to be the Patron saint for the dying

History states that St. Joseph died when Jesus was a young man and that he passed his last breath lying on Jesus. This is the reason that, we pray to St. Joseph for a happy death.

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Prayer to St Joseph for a Happy Death

O Blessed Joseph,
you gave your last breath
in the loving embrace of Jesus and Mary.
When the seal of death shall close my life,
come with Jesus and Mary to aid me.
Obtain for me this solace for that hour
to die with their holy arms around me.
Jesus, Mary and Joseph, I commend my soul,
living and dying, into your sacred arms. Amen.

Return from the Prayer to St Joseph to Scriptural Refereces of St Joseph husband of Mary.

Return from the Prayer to St Joseph to other Catholic Prayers.

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