Thursday, March 19, 2009

Feast of Saint Joseph

TODAY WE HONOR Saint Joseph, humble tekton, spouse of the Virgin Mary, and foster-father of Jesus.

Old Cathedral - statue of Saint Joseph and the Christ Child
Statue of Joseph and the Christ Child at the Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France, in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Patronage:

The Universal Church
Families
The dying
Workers
Against doubt and hesitation

and:

Americas
Austria
Belgium
Bohemia
Bursars
cabinetmakers
Canada
carpenters
China
civil engineers
confectioners
craftsmen
Croatia
expectant mothers
fathers
happy death
house hunters
immigrants
Korea
married people
Mexico
New France
New World
people who fight Communism
Peru
pioneers
pregnant women
Sicily, Italy
social justice
travelers
unborn children
Viet Nam

and many others.

1 comment:

  1. Thank You, Mark. The church in which I was baptised St. Joseph, my confirmation name Joseph, the college I attended St. Joseph's...the medal around my neck for over 40 years

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