St. Joseph, Protector of Holy Church

Needed now more than ever! Taken from Fr. Hardon’s Catholic Prayer Book with Meditations: Protector of Holy ChurchHaving besought the aid of your most holy bride, we turn to you in our distress, blessed Joseph, and confidently invoke your protection too. Read more…


New Domain Name & New Site

The Virtual St. Joseph Altar now has its own long-overdue, and well-deserved domain name: virtualstjosephaltar.com And, as long as I was getting a new name, I figured it was time for a more mobile friendly site. All the same content Read more…


Shrine of St. Joseph in St. Louis

Established in 1843, this beautiful St. Louis church is connected to the only miracle in the Midwest that has been authenticated by the Vatican. Read about the Miracle of Peter Claver.Learn about the Altar of Answered Prayers. Take a virtual tour of the Shrine.


Virtual Altar featured in 2014 Lent booklet

Real Life Lent: Daily Meditations, Prayers, and Activities by Connie Clark The Virtual St. Joseph Alar is listed on page 16 as the March 19th “Family Activity.”  Thanks, Connie!


Are you Prepared?

by Rev. Robert BurkemperPastor, All Souls Church, Overland, Missouri Reprinted from a December 22, 2013 parish bulletin: The strength of what we believe is measured by how much we are willing to suffer for those beliefs. Saint Joseph was a man with strong beliefs. Read more…


Virtual Altar in Catholic Digest

The Virtual St. Joseph Altar was included in the “Celebrate March” calendar section of the February/March 2013 issue of Catholic Digest.  You can find the following blurb on page 92:  The St. Joseph Altar is an old tradition in Sicily. You can visit Read more…


“Live from Jasper’s” podcast

If you didn’t get a chance to listen to the March 20, 2011 podcast “Live from Jasper’s Kitchen” with Jasper Mirabile on St. Joseph’s Day, the podcast is available below. Enjoy!


Catholic Foodie “Food Blogging” Podcast

If you haven’t visited The Catholic Foodie, now is the time. It’s where food meets faith! You’ll find blog posts, podcasts, recipes, cookbooks, coffee, and more. While you are there, be sure to subscribe to The Catholic Foodie newsletter and email Read more…


Homeschool Mom Honors Saint with ‘Virtual’ Altar

Always a pleasure being interviewed by Jennifer! by Jennifer Brinker, St. Louis Review Staff Writer For Evann Duplantier, creating an altar in honor of the feast of St. Joseph on March 19 is a “labor of love.” But that’s where Read more…


Altars Gearing Up For St. Joseph’s Day

by Kat Stelly, Times-Picayune If you know how to bake Italian cookies, the seniors at Wynhoven Apartments in Marrero could use your help. Residents are organizing a St. Joseph’s Day altar, and need assistance baking the hundreds of Italian cookies Read more…