you blessed Joseph, we come
we are in need.
have asked the help of Mary, your wife,
with confidence we ask, too, for your help.
the love with which you were
to the Immaculate Virgin Mary, Mother of God;
the father's love you had
the Child Jesus you carried in your arms.
those two loves we pray you
with love on the human race,
Jesus our Lord won by His blood.
us with your power in all our needs.
were a careful provider for the Holy Family:
then, the chosen people of Jesus Christ.
a loving father, keep far from us
that could lead us wrong or corrupt us.
warfare is with the power of darkness:
your kindness, mighty Defender,
us from your place in heaven.
ago, you rescued the Child Jesus
the danger which threatened His life:
now, the holy Church of God
the traps the Enemy lays,
from all adversity.
us, everyone, in your continuing care.
by your example,
by your assistance,
we have the strength to lead a good life,
a happy death, and come finally to possess
everlasting happiness of heaven.