Category: St. Joseph’s Day

  • St. Joseph’s Day

    To honor St. Joseph’s Day, which is Saturday the 19, we wish you many blessings for the Feast of St. Joseph, Guardian of Our Lord. As Joseph gently guided and taught Jesus, and supported the Holy Family by the work of his hands, may we, whose hands do the work of the Lord be inspired…

  • St. Joseph’s Day

    The feast day for St. Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and foster father of Jesus, is March 19th. During medieval times, according to legend, there was a terrible famine in Sicily. The villagers prayed for St. Joseph to intercede for them, to ensure successful crops. Their prayers were answered and the famine ended.…

  • Feast of St. Joseph

    The Feast of St. Joseph is March 19th, so now is a good time to think about ways to honor that day. Devotion to Saint Joseph has always been strong among the monks of Conception Abbey. The example Joseph set of faithful service and labor dovetails with the Benedictine model of “ora et labora” (“pray…