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A series of invocations of the foster-father of Jesus, approved for the universal Church by Pope St. Pius X on March 18, 1909. After the customary petitions to the Holy Trinity, and one addressed to the Blessed Virgin, the litany is composed of twenty-one invocations expressing the virtues and dignity of St. Joseph.

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