Mother/Wife: We come to you, Joseph, with love and prayer.
We come to you, Joseph, with the wounds of Covid19,
A model of sacred silence, gentleness, and patience,
And a worthy spouse of the Virgin Mother.
Father/Husband: We greet you, Joseph, the image of the Father.
We greet you, Joseph, the Foster Father of God the Son,
A silent guardian of the mystery of the Holy Trinity,
And a faithful guardian of the universal Church.
Child/Children: We embrace you, Joseph, the mirror of humility and obedience.
We embrace you, Joseph, Father of all the faithful,
A privileged servant to touch the Word made flesh,
And a righteous man among men.
Family Together: Join us, Joseph, to your family with Jesus and Mary.
Join us, Joseph, in our families with the heart of a Father,
A skilled man to join what is apart with your blessed hands,
And a hardworking provider to your family.
Father/Husband: Bring us, Joseph, to the Eternal Father who chose you.
Mother/Wife: Bring us, Joseph, to that ardent love of the Son, and Spirit,
A sanctified intercessor in our needs on this life,
And in your holy arms forever we shall find sweet repose.
Child/Children: Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
Family Together: As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end, Amen.
Family Together: In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.