Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The Feast of St. Joseph the Worker


We celebrate two feast days for Joseph: March 19 for Joseph the Husband of Mary and May 1 for Joseph the Worker.

There is much we wish we could know about Joseph -- where and when he was born, how he spent his days, when and how he died. But Scripture has left us with the most important knowledge: who he was -- "a righteous man" (Matthew 1:18).

2 comments:

  1. Julie, check out this great page about a former-atheist-turned-Catholic's devotion to St. Joseph:

    http://www.devinrose.heroicvirtuecreations.com/Catholicism/StJosephImpact.html

    St. Joseph, pray for us all!

    Nick S.

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  2. How curious that the Day of St. Joseph the Worker has become, throughout the world and sanctioned by governments, the day of the looter, the indolent, the envious, the resentful.

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