Joseph, a craftsman in Nazareth, thought he knew the right thing to do — quietly divorce his pregnant betrothed, Mary — but “an angel of the Lord” appeared to him in a dream, telling him to reverse course.
When Father Christopher Heanue became rector of the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in the Diocese of Brooklyn, he set out to make it a magnet for the arts. To that end, the parish has hosted several concerts.
At The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, the Feast of Saint Joseph is celebrated during an annual liturgy where every member of the school rededicates themselves to Jesus’ mission of justice and to an education with spiritual values, while striving to treat others with love.
by Father John P. Cush THE GOSPEL WE proclaim today, taken from the Evangelist Matthew, puts the focus firmly on St. Joseph, the husband of Mary. Joseph stands as a model of what every Catholic man – or woman, for that matter – should be.
This week we celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph, protector of the Child Jesus and model for the Church in the protection of children.