Number of articles: 49

Meditations: Second Sunday of Saint Joseph

The second reflection for the seven Sundays of Saint Joseph. The topics are: Saint Joseph, beloved father; model for fathers; and patron of the family.

Fostering Interior Life

Life of Mary (VIII): Jesus' Presentation in the Temple

February 2nd is the feast of the Presentation. Mary offers her Son to God and learns that she too will share closely in Jesus' redemptive mission.

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Meditations: First Sunday of Saint Joseph

The first reflection for the seven Sundays of Saint Joseph. The topics are: Devotion of the Seven Sundays of Saint Joseph; Mission of the father of Jesus; Patron of the Church and the Work.

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Seven Sundays of Saint Joseph

A long-standing tradition in the Church is to prepare for the feast of Saint Joseph by dedicating the seven Sundays before March 19 to Saint Joseph, in memory of his seven sorrows and joys.

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Meditations: Solemnity of Saint Joseph (with audio)

Some reflections to guide our prayer for the feast of the holy Patriarch on March 19th.

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Seventh Sunday of Saint Joseph (with audio)

Seventh reflection for the seven Sundays of Saint Joseph. The topics are: Jesus worked alongside Joseph; rediscovering the value of work; work and prayer, prayer and work.

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Fifth Sunday of Saint Joseph (with audio)

Fifth reflection for the seven Sundays of Saint Joseph. The topics are: Joseph welcomes God's plans; discovering God in daily events; and the divine logic of God's plans.

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"In the Church, Joseph continues to protect the Child and his Mother"

On 16 February, in his final catechesis on the figure of Saint Joseph, Pope Francis spoke about his role as "patron of the Church."

From the Church and the Pope

Saint Joseph and a "Good Death"

In his 9 February general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph, speaking about the reality of death in each person's life.

From the Church and the Pope

"My beloved father, all my trust is in you"

In his 2 February general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Saint Joseph, speaking about the Communion of Saints.

From the Church and the Pope