St. Joseph Timeline Updated for 2020-2021


Novena to St. Joseph – Day 5

Glorious Saint Joseph, faithful follower of Jesus Christ, to you we raise our hearts and hands to implore your powerful intercession to obtain, from the benign heart of Jesus, all the helps and graces necessary for our spiritual and temporal Read more…


Novena to St. Joseph – Day 4

Glorious Saint Joseph, faithful follower of Jesus Christ, to you we raise our hearts and hands to implore your powerful intercession to obtain, from the benign heart of Jesus, all the helps and graces necessary for our spiritual and temporal Read more…


When do the swallows come back to Capistrano?

On St. Joseph’s Feast Day, of course! Each year on the Feast of St. Joseph the swallows return to the Mission of San Juan Capistrano in California. The Mission has it own unique way of celebrating St. Joseph’s Day. For the 2021 Read more…


Novena to St. Joseph – Day 3

Glorious Saint Joseph, faithful follower of Jesus Christ, to you we raise our hearts and hands to implore your powerful intercession to obtain, from the benign heart of Jesus, all the helps and graces necessary for our spiritual and temporal Read more…


Novena to St. Joseph – Day 2

Glorious Saint Joseph, faithful follower of Jesus Christ, to you we raise our hearts and hands to implore your powerful intercession to obtain, from the benign heart of Jesus, all the helps and graces necessary for our spiritual and temporal Read more…


Novena to St. Joseph – Day 1

Begin your St. Joseph novena today, or tomorrow! The choice is yours! If you start your novena today, March 10, you will finish on the Eve of St. Joseph’s Feast Day. If you start on March 11, you’ll finish on the Read more…


Get crafty with these St. Joseph’s Day creations

3D Cut & Color Virtual St. Joseph Altar — Cut, color, and create your own mini St. Joseph’s Altar. This fun family craft will help you and your little ones learn about the lovely St. Joseph Altar tradition. Complete instructions Read more…


Chocolate Crown of Thorns

There are many traditional items that are placed on St. Joseph Altars. But, as with any tradition, our own St. Joseph Altar evolved and gathered life from each member of our family. Certain children had certain cookies or cakes they Read more…


My Parish’s St. Joseph Altar

My Parish, Our Lady of the Presentation, has erected a small St. Joseph Altar in one of the church’s alcoves. It will be up throughout the month of March. There is a box to collect prayer petitions, and a collection Read more…