Prayer to St. Joseph to Protect the Church From the Devil, by Philip Kosloski 

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By Philip Kosloski, Aleteia, 03/01/23

Ask for St. Joseph’s intercession that the Church may be shielded from the devil’s snares.

The devil is intent on destroying the Church, setting many traps for her followers, as well as her leaders. This is one of the reasons why Pope Leo XIII composed a prayer to St. Joseph for the protection of the Church.

He composed the prayer at the end of Quamquam pluriesasking the faithful to call on St. Joseph for protection against the devil.

The prayer recalls St. Joseph’s protection of the Child Jesus in Egypt and asks for his intercession, that the Church may be spared from the devil’s vicious attacks. ….

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