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Year of St. Joseph Wraps With Fervor to Keep Pursuing His Examples

This illustration highlights several dates and feast days that Father Donald Calloway, center, suggests Catholics consider when planning a 33-day “Consecration to St. Joseph.” (Photo: Courtesy of Father Donald Calloway, via CNS)

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — Growing up in Port au Prince, Haiti, Michele Boucher did not know St. Joseph had  special intercessory roles such as “hope of the sick” and “patron of the afflicted.”

Now that she knows, Boucher, the mother of three daughters in Brooklyn, prays to St. Joseph seeking intercession for her 16-year-old Elisabeth, who has cerebral palsy

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