How to Pray the Chaplet of Saint Joseph
Patron Saint of the Catholic Church,
adoptions, adoptive parents, bursars, cabinetmakers, carpenters,
confectioners, craftsmen, the dying, death, engineers, expectant
mothers, families, fathers, home seekers, immigrants, married people,
unborn children, wheelwrights and working people.
Wards against doubt, hesitation, homelessness and unblessed or unhappy
The white beads symbolize Saint Joseph's purity.
The purple beads represent his saintly piety.
On each of the white beads, consider a Mystery of the Rosary, then
2 Hail Maries
On each of the amethyst beads, pray
Praised and blessed be Jesus, Mary
V. Pray for us, O Holy Saint Joseph!
R. That we may be made worthy of the
promises of Christ!
O God, Who had pre-destined St. Joseph
for all eternity in the service of Thy Eternal Son and His Blessed
Mother and made him worthy to be the spouse of the Blessed Virgin
and the foster father of Thy Son: We beseech Thee, through all the
services he has rendered to Jesus and Mary on earth, that Thou wouldst
make us worthy of his intercession and Grant us to enjoy the happiness
of his company in heaven. Through Christ our Lord, Amen.