Matthew 1: 19, “. . . a righteous man.” Saint Joseph was a devout observer of Mosaic Law. He discovered his betrothed was pregnant; probably when Mary returned from visiting her cousin Elizabeth. This was a gross violation of moral law. Therefore, he wished to dissolve his pledged union with Mary.Yet, he was merciful. Unwilling […]
In the next 10 days, I’m going to post a 10-part meditative essays on St. Joseph. I didn’t write them. They were written by Louis Templeman, a prolific writer and known in Catholic circles as the Catholic Journeyman. If you want to be more familiar with Louis and his writings, please visit http://www.catholicstewardsofcreation.com/home-2/catholic-journeyman/catholic-journeymans-archive/ Below is the first of […]
I found this Hymn to St. Joseph in YouTube. It is sung by the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of the Apostles. Such angelic voices! I eventually bought the CD entitled “Echoes of Ephesus” and I love listening to it. I play it as a background music when I’m working. This helps me feel the presence […]
Especially for those who have a devotion to St. Joseph, there is an "October Prayer to St. Joseph". I got the prayer below from the booklet "Devotions to Saint Joseph" by Brian Moore, S.J., printed and published by the Society of St. Paul. It was written by Leo XIII and is commonly said after praying […]
I just finished creating the St. Joseph’s Site Fan Page at Facebook. To be honest, I’m not really much into Facebook and that’s why it took me a while to set up a fan page. But I acknowledge Facebook’s viral power and I know it can be an excellent avenue to promote the devotion to […]
I am a devotee of Saint Joseph and yet I know very little about him. In the Bible, there are no words attributed to him. He was there at the birth of Jesus and then there was a story about him and Mary looking for Jesus when he was about 12 years old and finding […]
This is my personal reflection about St. Joseph. I realized that the letters of his name has a message which guides us on how to be pleasing to God. This is a short video with a bit of background music, I didn’t do any talking. I hope you enjoy watching it.