Consecrate the month of March

It is a salutary practice and very praiseworthy, already established in some countries, to consecrate the month of March to the honour of the holy Patriarch by daily exercises of piety. Where this custom cannot be easily established, it is Read more…


All about the Fava

One of the most interesting items found on the St. Joseph’s Altar is the fava bean. Some believe that the pantry that contains a fava bean will never be bare. The fava, or lucky bean, serves as a token of Read more…


The 2021 Virtual St. Joseph Altar is Open!

The 2021 Virtual St. Joseph Altar is now open. This is our 22nd year! Visit the Altar to make your virtual offering, and add prayer requests. You’ll find prayers, crafts, images of St. Joseph, history of the St. Joseph Altar, recipes, and more. New this year: Light a Candle Read more…


Viva San Giuseppe!

By Evann Duplantier The penitential nature of Lent makes finding inspirational family activities somewhat difficult. Forty days is a very long time to the smaller members of the household. One bright spot in our Lenten journey is the March 19 Read more…


Capturing the heart of the tradition

Allen, of Is Anybody There?,  is a long time visitor and promoter of the Virtual St. Joseph Altar. In a recent blog post, he explained the devotion of the annual St. Joseph Altar. He also had something very special to Read more…