JOSEPH THE WORKER


Daytime Prayer



God, come to my assistance.
- Lord, make haste to help me.

Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.


Hymns and Psalms are taken from the Complementary Psalter.


Terce (Midmorning)
Sext (Midday)
Nones (Midafternoon)


TERCE


PSALMODY         Hymns and Psalms are from the Complementary Psalter.

Antiphon: The parents of Jesus went each year to the solemn feast of Passover.


READING          Proverbs 2:7-8
He has counsel in store for the upright,
  he is the shield of those who walk honestly,
Guarding the paths of justice,
  protecting the way of his pious ones.


RESPONSORY
God made him master of his household.
     - He gave him charge over all his possessions.


COLLECT
O God, Creator of all things,
who laid down for the human race the law of work,
graciously grant
that by the example of Saint Joseph and under his patronage
we may complete the works you set us to do
and attain the rewards you promise.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.

SEXT


PSALMODY         Hymns and Psalms are from the Complementary Psalter.

Antiphon: As they were returning home, the child Jesus remained behind without his parents' knowledge.



READING          Wisdom 10:10
Wisdom, when the just man was in flight,
guided him in direct ways,
Showed him the kingdom of God
and gave him knowledge of holy things;
She prospered him in his labors
and made abundant the fruit of his works. -


RESPONSORY
Glory and riches shall be in his house
- And his justice shall endure for ever.


COLLECT
O God, Creator of all things,
who laid down for the human race the law of work,
graciously grant
that by the example of Saint Joseph and under his patronage
we may complete the works you set us to do
and attain the rewards you promise.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.



NONES


PSALMODY         Hymns and Psalms are from the Complementary Psalter.

Antiphon: When they could not find Jesus, his parents returned to Jerusalem to look for him.



READING          Sirach 2:15-16
Those who fear the Lord disobey not his words;
those who love him keep his ways.
Those who fear the Lord seek to please him,
those who love him are filled with his law.


RESPONSORY
Great is his glory with your saving help
- You have crowned him with glory and splendor.


COLLECT
O God, Creator of all things,
who laid down for the human race the law of work,
graciously grant
that by the example of Saint Joseph and under his patronage
we may complete the works you set us to do
and attain the rewards you promise.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.


The English translation of Psalm Responses, Alleluia Verses, Gospel Verses from Lectionary for Mass 1969, 1981, 1997, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation (ICEL); the English translation of Antiphons, Invitatories, Responsories, Intercessions, Psalm 95, the Canticle of the Lamb, Psalm Prayers, Non-Biblical Readings from The Liturgy of the Hours 1973, 1974, 1975, ICEL; excerpts from the English translation of The Roman Missal 2010, ICEL. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

 
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