St. Joseph

St. Joseph, Head of the Holy Family

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on June 26, 2013

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This week Pope Francis called for St. Joseph’s name to be inserted in the Eucharistic Prayers. It only took 2,000 years! Today people desperate to sell their houses, bury Joseph’s statue upside-down in the ground. (I hope they know that after the house sells they are supposed to set the statue in a place of […]

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St. Joseph, a Father Figure

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on August 15, 2012

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My niece and her husband are newlyweds trying to sell their houses. Brian is Jewish, but both of them buried a little statue of St. Joseph in their yards. This popular custom no doubt arose because Joseph was head of the house in the Holy Family and a carpenter (or construction worker) at that. I […]

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