Discover the Rich Virtues of this Silent Saint!
Both children and adults can benefit by learning more about this remarkable saint, the foster-father of our Lord Jesus. Below are two books that promote devotion to St. Joseph, one for children (and the young at heart) and one for adults and young adults. Let us enthusiastically join St. Teresa of Avila who declared: “I wish I could persuade everyone to be devoted to this glorious saint!”
(Click here to view sample pages from Devotion to St. Joseph.)
(Click here to view sample pages from The Month of St. Joseph.)
St. Joseph was chosen by God to care for and protect the Savior of the world and His mother—to be head of the Holy Family. Yet Scripture does not record a single word this great saint spoke; we must take our lessons of his life from his actions. In this compilation of stories and poems about our Savior’s foster-father, Catholic children of all ages are encouraged to imitate the virtues the life of St. Joseph reveal to us in his loving dedication to Jesus and Mary. Through stories by such renowned authors as Sr. Margaret Patrice, Wilfrid Sheed, Catherine Beebe, Sr. Mary Charitas, and Mary Man... View More...
Originally published in 1874, this book contains daily meditations on the life and virtues of St. Joseph. In addition, each day presents a prayer to St. Joseph, several resolutions, a short ejaculatory prayer, a relevant Scripture verse, and a brief consideration for reflection. The practices for each day are intended to assist the reader in acquiring the habits of prayer and interior recollection so necessary to living in the presence of God. Perfect for Lenten reading, this journey through the life of St. Joseph reveals his love of God and neighbor, humility, quiet action, and spirit of sacr... View More...