St. Joseph

St. Joseph

Patron Of: Belgium, Carpenters, Confectioners, Doubt, Dying, Engineers, Families, Happy Death, Hesitation, Married Couples, Peru, Pioneers, Universal Church, Workers

Feast Day: Roman Rite Calendar - 03/19
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* Joseph the Betrothed_x000D_
* Joseph the Worker_x000D_
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* 19 March_x000D_
* 1 May (Joseph the Worker)_x000D_
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Descendant of the house of David. Layman. Builder by trade; traditionally a carpenter, but may have been a stone worker. Earthly spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Foster and adoptive father of Jesus Christ. Visionary who was visited by angels. Noted for his willingness to immediately get up and do what God told him to do._x000D_
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Died_x000D_
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* 1st century, prior to the Passion, of natural causes_x000D_
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Name Meaning_x000D_
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* whom the Lord adds (Joseph)_x000D_
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Patronage_x000D_
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* against doubt_x000D_
* against hesitation_x000D_
* bursars_x000D_
* cabinetmakers_x000D_
* Candian Armed Forces (in 1941)_x000D_
* carpenters_x000D_
* Catholic Church (1847 by Blessed Pope Pius IX)_x000D_
* civil engineers_x000D_
* confectioners_x000D_
* craftsmen_x000D_
* dying people_x000D_
* emigrants_x000D_
* expectant mothers_x000D_
* families_x000D_
* fathers_x000D_
* happy death_x000D_
* holy death_x000D_
* house hunters_x000D_
* immigrants_x000D_
* interior souls_x000D_
* laborers_x000D_
* married people_x000D_
* Oblates of Saint Joseph_x000D_
* people in doubt_x000D_
* people who fight Communism_x000D_
* pioneers_x000D_
* pregnant women_x000D_
* protection of the Church_x000D_
* social justice_x000D_
* travellers_x000D_
* unborn children_x000D_
* Universal Church (1847 by Blessed Pope Pius IX)_x000D_
* Vatican II_x000D_
* wheelwrights_x000D_
* workers_x000D_
* working people_x000D_
* Americas_x000D_
* Austria_x000D_
* Belgium_x000D_
* Bohemia_x000D_
* Canada_x000D_
* China_x000D_
* Croatian people (in 1687 by decree of the Croatian parliment)_x000D_
* Korea_x000D_
* Mexico_x000D_
* New France_x000D_
* New World_x000D_
* Peru_x000D_
* Viet Nam_x000D_
* Anchorage, Alaska, archdiocese of_x000D_
* Balanga, Philippines, diocese of_x000D_
* Bangued, Philippines, diocese of_x000D_
* Baton Rouge, Louisiana, diocese of_x000D_
* Biloxi, Mississippi, diocese of_x000D_
* Buffalo, New York, diocese of_x000D_
* Butuan, Philippines, diocese of_x000D_
* Cheyenne, Wyoming, diocese of_x000D_
* Cologne, Germany, archdiocese of_x000D_
* Daet, Philippines, diocese of_x000D_
* Edmonton, Alberta, diocese of_x000D_
* Gatineau, Québec, archdiocese of_x000D_
* Hartford, Connecticut, archdiocese of_x000D_
* Itanagar, India, diocese of_x000D_
* La Crosse, Wisconsin, diocese of_x000D_
* Libmanan, Philippines, diocese of_x000D_
* Louisville, Kentucky, archdiocese of_x000D_
* Lubango, Angola, archdiocese of_x000D_
* MacKenzie – Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, diocese of_x000D_
* Manchester, New Hampshire, diocese of_x000D_
* Mangalore, India, diocese of_x000D_
* Menevia, Wales, diocese of_x000D_
* Nashville, Tennessee, diocese of_x000D_
* Osnabrück, Germany, diocese of_x000D_
* Ottawa, Ontario, archdiocese of_x000D_
* Rarotonga, Cook Islands, diocese of_x000D_
* Romblon, Philippines, diocese of_x000D_
* Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, diocese of_x000D_
* San Jose, California, diocese of_x000D_
* San Jose, Mindoro, Philippines, apostolic vicariate of_x000D_
* San Jose, Nueva Ecija, Philippines, diocese of_x000D_
* Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, diocese of_x000D_
* Sioux Falls, South Dakota, diocese of_x000D_
* Tagbilaran, Philippines, diocese of_x000D_
* Virac, Philippines, diocese of_x000D_
* Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, diocese of_x000D_
* Whitehorse, Yukon Territories, diocese of_x000D_
* Winnipeg, Manitoba, archdiocese of_x000D_
* Birkirkara, Malta_x000D_
* Carinthia, Austria_x000D_
* Castelplanio, Ancona, Italy_x000D_
* Deschambault, Quebec, Canada_x000D_
* Florence, Italy_x000D_
* Fonte Nuova, Italy_x000D_
* Kalkara, Malta_x000D_
* La Spezia, Italy_x000D_
* Ladispoli, Italy_x000D_
* Laguna Indian Pueblo_x000D_
* Msida, Malta_x000D_
* Orvieto, Italy_x000D_
* Qala, Gozo, Malta_x000D_
* Querceta, Italy_x000D_
* Radazzo, Sicily, Italy_x000D_
* Santa Marinella, Italy_x000D_
* Sicily, Italy_x000D_
* Spadafora, Sicily, Italy_x000D_
* Styria, Austria_x000D_
* Turin, Italy_x000D_
* Tyrol, Austria_x000D_
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Representation_x000D_
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* bible_x000D_
* branch_x000D_
* carpenter‘s square_x000D_
* carpenter‘s tools_x000D_
* chalice_x000D_
* cross_x000D_
* hand tools_x000D_
* infant Jesus_x000D_
* ladder_x000D_
* lamb_x000D_
* lily_x000D_
* monstrance_x000D_
* old man holding a lily and a carpenter‘s tool such as a square_x000D_
* old man holding the infant Jesus_x000D_
* plane_x000D_
* rod_x000D_
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