St. Joseph - Everything we know about the husband of Mary and the foster father of Jesus comes from Scripture. We know he was a carpenter, a working man, for the skeptical Nazarenes ask about Jesus, “Is this not the carpenter’s son?” (Matthew 13:55). He wasn’t rich for when he took Jesus to the Temple to be circumcised and Mary to be purified he offered the sacrifice of two turtledoves or a pair of pigeons, allowed only for those who co
Dear St. Joseph, it was through you that Jesus first learned of His Heavenly Father’s gentleness, compassion, protection, and provision. So close were you that He was known simply as the Carpenter’s Son.
NOVENA TO ST. RITA OF IMPOSSIBLE CAUSES, The Novena to Saint Rita may be made at any time. It is most appropriate to do it for nine days . If one wishes to make three days of prayer to Saint Rita, use the last three days of the Novena.