Number of articles: 44

"God relies on our redeemed weakness"

In his 19 January general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph, speaking about the tenderness of his fatherhood.

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"Jesus worked, and learned this craft from St Joseph"

In his 12 January general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph the carpenter.

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Saint Joseph, Jesus' foster father

"I pray that no one feel deprived of the bond of paternal love." In his 5 January general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph, Jesus' foster father.

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"The daily life of every person requires courage"

In his 29 December general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph, describing him as a persecuted and courageous migrant.

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Saint Joseph, Man of Silence

In his 15 December general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph, stressing the role of silence in his life.

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"We need to move from infatuation to mature love"

In his 1 December general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph, speaking about his role as "Mary's betrothed spouse."

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Saint Joseph in Salvation History

In his 24 November general audience, Pope Francis continued his cycle of catechesis on Saint Joseph, speaking about the Holy Patriarch's role in salvation history.

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"Joseph trusts in God's providence"

On 17 November, with the Year of Saint Joseph drawing to a close, Pope Francis began a short cycle of catechesis on the figure of the Holy Patriarch.

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With a Father’s Heart: In Joseph's Workshop

In this year of Saint Joseph, here are some personal reflections on how Joseph and Jesus would have worked alongside each another, when Jesus was an adolescent.

Fostering Interior Life

"This painting draws me to Mass every day"

In the Year of St. Joseph and of the Family, Oakcrest School in Virginia has dedicated an original painting of the Holy Family for the school's chapel.

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