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#TBT Why have a Saint Joseph Table?

Why have a Saint Joseph Table?

It’ll soon be that time of year when people all over will gather around their televisions to watch that classic movie, The Quiet Man. But we’ll talk about St. Patrick and things Irish another day. Today we’re going to focus on a feast day that tends to be especially dear to our Italian brothers and sisters, but which we all have a reason to celebrate. It’s the feast day of the original “quiet man”—St. Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary and foster father to the Son of God. The month of March is traditionally dedicated to Saint Joseph with his feast day falling on March 19th.

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What is Divine Mercy Sunday?

On February 22nd, 1931 Jesus appeared to a young Polish nun. He was dressed in a white garment and had one hand raised in blessing and the other at His breast. From His chest flowed rays, one in red and the others in light shades. He asked Sr. Faustina to reproduce the image of Him just as she saw it with the words "Jesus I Trust in You" to be written below His feet.

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    To start off, what is a First Communion Bible? First Communion Bibles come in a variety of formats from a standard full-text Bible to picture Bibles. What sets them apart is a special records section for the First Communicant. This section typically contains a place to record the name, date and location of the First Communion. Several of these Bibles also contain a special section with general Catholic information including the Mysteries of the Rosary, the Seven Sacraments, basic prayers (Our Father, Glory Be, Hail Mary, etc.) and the Ten Commandments. Which First Communion Bible is Right for My Child? First you need to decide if you want to get your child a full Bible or a picture Bible. The picture Bibles have highlights from the Bible and are chock-full of pictures. What you won't get is the entire book of Leviticus or Numbers. Picture Bibles come in a couple of different styles: The Catholic Bible in Pictures EVERY significant story in the Bible (both Testaments), told in sequences of three to ten captioned pictures An astonishing 1,085 pen-and-ink illustrations in all-not cartoon-like outline drawings, but intelligent, and bursting with historical details Captions are concise-typically two or three sentences-and summarize the action of each picture in clear language, using direct Biblical quotations wherever possible The pictures are reverent yet dramatic, and flow into one another so that the movement of the story is clearly seen Teens no less than children can enjoy-and learn from-this book, which serves as an excellent primer (or refresher course) in Bible history In telling about Jesus, detailed attention is paid not only to his miracles and Passion but to His teachings, including key parables and the Sermon on the Mount 11 talented artists prepared the illustrations, which were then verified by Bible experts for historical accuracy …

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