Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dad’s out there! To celebrate, here are just a few articles focusing on the fatherhood of Joseph: The gift of fatherhood, St. Joseph style GO TO ST. JOSEPH: Resources and Spiritual Advice for Husbands Read more…


St. Joseph Timeline Updated for 2020-2021


Eight Promises of St. Joseph

1. God will grant special graces to those that do not know me, to have a great devotion to me. 2. God will bless all who are married and the blessing in their family will be without limit. 3. Those Read more…


Terror of Demons

Reposting this from 2011. Well worth the read! Allen, at Is Anybody There?, is a long-time friend of the Virtual St. Joseph Altar. In this article he gives some excellent reasons why we should develop a deep devotion to San Giuseppe. Read more…


The Symbols of St. Joseph

by Father Michael Van Sloun The Church has assigned two special feast days each year to honor St. Joseph, the stepfather of Jesus: March 19, the solemnity of St. Joseph, the husband of Mary; and May 1, the memorial of Read more…


To bury, or not to bury? Poor St. Joe!

Aggie Catholics has an interesting post on the popular practice of Burying St. Joseph Upside Down To Sell a House. In addition to this story about Blessed Andre Bessett, there is a story about Carmelite nuns and their search for a convent: Read more…


Joseph shines among all mankind

Pope Leo XIII Fr. Hardon’s Catholic Prayer Book with Meditations is a favorite of mine. In a chapter entitled “Foster Father of the Lord,” Fr. Hardon includes some lovely thoughts and prayers to St. Joseph. As we approach the March 19 Read more…


Redemptoris Custos

Redemptoris Custo, on the person and mission of Saint Joseph in the life of Christ and of the Church, is listed in the Official Timeline of Devotion to St. Joseph info graphic. Apostolic Exhortation of Pope John Paul II, on the person and mission Read more…


Spread devotion to St. Joseph!

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150 Years, & Counting!

On December 8, 1870, Pope Pius IX declared St. Joseph Patron of the Catholic Church. The Pope also raised the March 19th feast to the rank of double of the first class. Happy 150th anniversary, St. Joseph! Viva San Giuseppe! Read more…