Resources for the Year of Saint Joseph

December 8, 2020, to December 8, 2021

The Catholic Church celebrates special years as declared by the Pope. They are are designed to draw us closer to some aspect of our Catholic heritage and to shower us with graces and indulgences.

This page will contain news, links, and resources to help the faithful celebrate and participate in this Year of St. Joseph. It will be updated throughout the year.


Have you consecrated yourself to St. Joseph? This is the year to do it!


March 2021

Aleteia — 12 Ways to honor St. Joseph this March

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Springfield IL — Month of St. Joseph in the Year of St. Joseph

Catholic World Report — The often silent and surprising history of devotion to Saint Joseph

WGRZ — Most Buffalo: ‘mysterious painting found’


February 2021

Archdiocese of New Orleans— Printable St. Joseph Prayer Card

Aleteia — How to get a St. Joseph Year indulgence every day before 9 a.m.5 Carpentry rules that apply to faith, slideshow

The Arlington Catholic Herald — The perfect time for St. Joseph

Catechist — “Year of St. Joseph” — Free Activities for Children

Catholic Culture — Our Lenten Journey: What Would Saint Joseph Do?

The Catholic Weekly — Seven Sorrows of St Joseph Devotional

Church Militant — A Fatherless Culture: St. Joseph is the remedy (Interview with Fr. Donald Callaway at 14:13)

Diocese of Charlotte —Make Time for St. Joseph – Adopting St. Joseph Traditions in the Home

National Catholic Register — The Incredible Story Behind the Year of St. JosephLive Like St. Joseph: Silence Fosters Faith-Filled Action

Father Peffley — The Two Josephs

Soulpainter — Symbols of Saint Joseph in Sacred Art

The Tablet — Understanding, Through St. Joseph, How We Do God’s Will Better

The Year of St. Joseph — The St. Joseph Reinstallation & Online Conference


January 2021

Angelus News — In times of political crisis, St. Joseph shows the way

CatholicPhilly — St. Joseph: Sign of hope amid the pandemic

The Catholic Sun — ‘Year of St. Joseph’ invites intercession from foster father of Jesus

Catholic Women in Business — The Year of St. Joseph: 5 Takeaways for Catholic Women in Business

Diocese of Charlotte — Monthly Themes for the Year of St. Joseph

Our Sunday Visitor — The Year of St. Joseph and addressing the crisis of fatherhood

St. Joseph Now — Join the Worldwide Consecration


December 2020

Aleteia — 6 Virtues of St. Joseph that all men can imitateA beautiful prayer to St. Joseph in this his year: “To you, O blessed Joseph”Plenary indulgence offered each Wednesday in this Year of St. Joseph

Apostolic Letter — PATRIS CORDE

Catholic News Agency — Fifteen ways to gain an indulgence in the Year of St. Joseph

The Fathers of Mercy — Plenary Indulgence Options for the “Year of St. Joseph”The Year of St. Joseph: SOME BASIC FACTS

National Catholic Register — What the Year of St. Joseph Means, and How to Gain the Indulgences

Vatican News — Church grants plenary indulgence for year of St. JosephPope Francis proclaims “Year of St Joseph”

“Go to Joseph! Have recourse with special confidence to St. Joseph, for his protection is most powerful, as he is the patron of the universal Church.”

Blessed Pope Pius IX