Go to Saint Joseph

This is a good time to remember that St. Joseph’s Feast Day is on March 19th!

holy_fam_GutierrezThe Church dedicates the month of March to Saint Joseph. Over the centuries many saints held the guardian of the Holy Family in high esteem and had great devotion to him.

Saint Teresa of Avila in her Autobiography, VI, 11-12, writes of the blessings she obtained from Saint Joseph and implores the faithful to turn to him too:

“Would that I could persuade all men to be devoted to this glorious Saint, for I know by long experience what blessings he can obtain for us from God. I have never known anyone who was truly devoted to him and honoured him by particular services who did not advance greatly in virtue: for he helps in a special way those souls who commend themselves to him. It is now very many years since I began asking him for something on his feast, and I have always received it. If the petition…

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2 comments on “Go to Saint Joseph

  1. David A says:

    Thanks for sharing!

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