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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Joseph
A few months later, the time came for Joseph and Mary to go to Bethlehem, to be enrolled, according to the decree issued by Caesar Augustus: a new source of anxiety for Joseph, for "her days were accomplished, that she should be delivered", and "there was no room for them in the inn (Luke 2:1-7).
Joseph's was henceforth the simple and uneventful life of an humble Jew, supporting himself and his family by his work, and faithful to the religious practices commanded by the Law or observed by pious Israelites.
The earliest traces of public recognition of the sanctity of St. Joseph are to be found in the East.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08504a.htm   (1511 words)

  
 Novena to St. Joseph
Saint Joseph, you were privileged to share in the mystery of the Incarnation as the foster-father of Jesus.
Saint Joseph, God has appointed you patron of the Catholic Church because you were the head of the Holy Family, the starting-point of the Church.
Saint Joseph, how fitting it was that at the hour of your death Jesus should stand at your bedside with Mary, the sweetness and hope of all mankind.
www.ewtn.com /Devotionals/novena/joseph.htm   (4946 words)

  
 Saint Joseph - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joseph is the unofficial patron against doubt and hesitation, as well as the patron saint of fighting communism, and of a happy death.
Joseph having died in the "arms of Jesus and Mary" according to Catholic tradition, he is considered the model of a pious believer who received graces at the moment of death.
Joseph, Trinidad and Tobago is the oldest town in Trinidad and Tobago.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saint_Joseph   (1821 words)

  
 Saint Joseph's Day
Joseph is the patron against doubt and hesitation, as well as the patron saint of fighting communism, and of a happy death.
Joseph is the patron saint of the Americas and the New World; of the countries China, Canada, Korea, Mexico, Austria, Belgium, Bohemia, Croatia, Peru, Vietnam; of the regions Carinthia, Styria, Tyrol, Sicily; of the cities and/or dioceses of Florence, Turin, Baton Rouge, Buffalo, Cheyenne, Louisville, Nashville, San Jose, Sioux Falls, etc.
Pope Pius IX declared Joseph to be the patron of the Universal Church in 1870, and promoted the "Patronage" (later Solemnity) feast of Saint Joseph on the third Wednesday after Easter.
www.spiritrestoration.org /Church/Holidays/Saint_Jospephs_Day.htm   (1246 words)

  
 Domestic-Church.Com:Saint Profile: Saint Joseph
Saint Joseph, the spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary and foster father of our Blessed Lord was a descendant of King David.
Because Saint Joseph was the representative of our Heavenly Father on earth, because he acted as Christ's father in His life on earth, he is the divinely appointed head of the Holy Family.
We recommend 'Joseph the Silent' by Micheal Gasnier, O.P, (P.J Kennedy and Sons, New York 1961) and the apostolic exhortation 'Redemptoris Custos, Saint Joseph in the Life of Christ and of the Church' by John Paul II, 1989.
www.domestic-church.com /CONTENT.DCC/19980301/SAINTS/STJOE.HTM   (947 words)

  
 Joseph, Our Patron Saint
Because Saint Joseph's Feast falls during the Lenten season, in pre-Vatican II times the foods at the celebration consisted of traditional meatless dishes such as fruit and vegetables, pasta, fish and varieties for bread and pastries (all dishes are welcome at our feast).
The tradition has been traced to Saint Teresa of Avila who prayed that Saint Joseph would intercede to obtain land for Christian converts, and encouraged her Discalced Carmelite nuns to bury Saint Joseph medals as a symbol of devotion, consecrating the ground in Joseph's name.
Saint Joseph, also referred to as Joseph the Betrothed and as Joseph of Nazareth, was the foster-father of Jesus, according to the New Testament (Matthew 1:16; Luke 3:23).
www.stjosephmantua.com /Joseph.htm   (2756 words)

  
 Saint Joseph   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Joseph was to be her husband and protect the child as He grew.
Joseph followed the advice of the angel, later on took Mary to Bethlehem for the census.
fter Joseph and Mary presented Jesus in the temple, an angel advised Joseph to flee to Egypt with Mary and her child to be protected from the hatred of Herod.
www.marypages.com /StJoseph.htm   (951 words)

  
 Saint Joseph, Missouri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Joseph was founded by Joseph Robidoux, a local fur trader, and officially incorporated in 1843.
Between April 3, 1860, and late October 1861, Saint Joseph was one of the two endpoints of the Pony Express.
Saint Joseph peaked as an expansionist city in 1900, with a census population of 102,979.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saint_Joseph,_Missouri   (721 words)

  
 Saint Joseph's Hospital - Atlanta
Founded in 1880, Saint Joseph’s is recognized as one of the top specialty-referral hospitals in the Southeast...
Saint Joseph's Mercy Care Services, offers primary care, social services and health education to the homeless, the uninsured and...
Saint Joseph’s ranked among the top ten percent in the nation for cardiology, orthopedic care, joint replacement and gastrointestinal care according to HealthGrades.
stjosephsatlanta.org   (270 words)

  
 Father Pat's Place  :  :  :  Saint Joseph
Joseph, husband of Mary; Patron of the Universal Church
The Holy Father noted that St. Joseph followed God's call "with docile responsibility: he listened carefully to the angel when it was a question of taking the Virgin of Nazareth as his spouse, of fleeing into Egypt, of returning to Israel.
In closing remarks, John Paul II asked "St. Joseph, patron of the Universal Church, to watch over the entire ecclesial community and, man of peace that he was, to obtain for all of mankind, especially for the peoples threatened in these hours by war, the precious gift of harmony and peace."
frpat.com /joseph.htm   (523 words)

  
 St. Joseph - Catholic Online
We know Joseph was a compassionate, caring man. When he discovered Mary was pregnant after they had been betrothed, he knew the child was not his but was as yet unaware that she was carrying the Son of God.
Joseph is the patron of the dying because, assuming he died before Jesus' public life, he died with Jesus and Mary close to him, the way we all would like to leave this earth.
Saint Joseph, patron of the universal Church, watch over the Church as carefully as you watched over Jesus, help protect it and guide it as you did with your adopted son.
www.catholic.org /saints/saint.php?saint_id=4   (1061 words)

  
 Welcome to Saint Joseph Catholic Church
Saint Joseph Church was established in 1950 by the Salvatorians as a mission to the fl community of Huntsville, Alabama.
In 1979, Saint Joseph School was re-dedicated as the Holy Family School, serving Saint Joseph and Saint Mary of the Visitation Parishes.
Also in 1979, Saint Joseph Mission was established as a canonical parish of the Birmingham Diocese and was renamed Saint Joseph Catholic Church.
www.saintjosephcc.com   (343 words)

  
 Novena to Saint Joseph
Loving Saint Joseph, faithful follower of Jesus Christ, I raise my heart to you to implore your powerful intercession in obtaining from the Divine Heart of Jesus all the graces necessary for my spiritual and temporal welfare, particularly the grace of a happy death, and the special grace I now implore: (Mention your request).
Saint Joseph, you lived for one purpose — to be the personal servant of Jesus Christ, the Word made flesh.
Saint Joseph, God has appointed you patron of the Catholic Church because you were the head of the Holy Family, the type and starting–point of the Church.
www.saint-mike.org /Library/Novenas/StJoseph.html   (7123 words)

  
 Feast of St. Joseph - March 19th & St. Joseph the Worker - May 1
Among the saints known to have had particular devotions to Saint Joseph are Saint Bernard, Saint Thomas Aquinas, Saint Gertrude, Saint Bridget of Sweden, Saint Alphonsus and Saint Teresa of Avila.
Joseph, when dying, received the loving ministry of his foster Son, Jesus, and his spouse, the Blessed Virgin Mary, so it is believed that his intercession may well obtain the mercy of God and the grace of a peaceful and holy death.
Because a Novena to Saint Joseph resulted in deliverance from a famine in Sicily, the saint is particularly revered in Italy.
www.wf-f.org /stjoseph.html   (2599 words)

  
 Saint Joseph Parish, Racine Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Saint Joseph Parish is a Catholic Parish located in Racine, Wisconsin (WI).
Saint Joseph Parish also administers the sacraments to the Racine area, including Baptism, Reconciliation (Confession), Holy Communion (Holy Eucharist) Confirmation preparation, Matrimony (marriage), and Anointing of the Sick (Extreme Unction).
Saint Joseph Parish supports an active Catholic school grades K - 8, a pre-school, before and after school care and provides CCD classes for public grade school and high school students.
www.st-joes.org   (184 words)

  
 Patron Saints Index: Saint Joseph
This general rule is especially verified in the case of Saint Joseph, the foster-father of our Lord, and the husband of the Queen of our world, enthroned above the angels.
Ask your most holy bride, the Virgin Mary, to look kindly upon us, since she is the mother of him who with the Father and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns eternally.
Joseph of Nazareth is a "just man" because he totally "lives by faith." He is holy because his faith is truly heroic.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintj01.htm   (495 words)

  
 Saint Joseph's Mission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Saint Joseph Mission Church is a trim and sightly little white structure standing alone in the countryside.
Saint Joseph's had a humble beginning as a log church, and today it still is essentially a log church.
But, directly or indirectly, Saint Joseph's has sent to all parts of the United States men and women - good men and women - in all professions and trades and in all walks of life; men and women thoroughly.
www.saintbenedictchurch.com /Our_History/Saint_Joseph_s_Mission/saint_joseph_s_mission.html   (411 words)

  
 Saint Joseph School: Mission, Philosopy & Goals
Saint Joseph School was founded in 1876 by the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent DePaul.
Saint Joseph School Consensus Curriculum is based on the National Standards of Learning.
Joseph School is a Catholic school where religious education forms an integral part of the entire school program.
www.saintjosephschool.com /Mission.html   (746 words)

  
 Saint Joseph Ballet - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This past June, all 18 seniors in Saint Joseph Ballet’s class of 2006 graduated high school, and every one has enrolled in college for the fall – most the first in their families to do so.
Saint Joseph Ballet students graduate from high school and attend college at a significantly higher rate than their peers.
Youth who participate with Saint Joseph Ballet gain the tools they need to create brighter futures for themselves and their families.
saintjosephballet.org   (141 words)

  
 Saint Joseph, the father of Jesus (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
JOSEPH, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin and Patron of the Universal Church.
This sudden and unexpected flight must have exposed Joseph to many inconveniences and sufferings in so long a journey with a little babe and a tender virgin, the greater part of the way being through deserts and among strangers; yet he alleges no excuses; nor inquires at what time they were to return.
Joseph, being a strict observer of the Mosaic law, in conformity to its direction annually repaired to Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover.
www.jesus-passion.com.cob-web.org:8888 /St.Joseph.htm   (633 words)

  
 Saint Joseph's Parish, Cardiff - Index
saint joseph’s - links to other parishes called saint joseph’s.
joseph - a short article about our patron, saint joseph.
sisters - news from the sisters of st joseph of annecy.
www.saintjosephs.org.uk   (282 words)

  
 Welcome to St. Joseph's Parish, Waite Park, MN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Joseph Elementary School is a community of faith built on a foundation of Christian values and Roman Catholic tradition.
Joseph's School promotes ownership among its school families, parishioners and the surrounding community.
The sisters of St. Benedict from St. Joseph, Minnesota, agreed to staff the school.
www.stjosephswaitepark.org /school.html   (333 words)

  
 Saint Joseph Parish
The Saint Joseph Church Sanctuary Lamp burns for the intentions of Hady and Anne from their friends.
The Saint Joseph Lamp burns in loving memory of Albert Rocky from his wife, Nancy.
The Saint Joseph School Chapel Sanctuary Lamp burns in loving memory of Mr.
www.saintjosephparish.com   (127 words)

  
 ESPN.com: 04 NCAA Tournament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Saint Joseph's, after easily disposing of Liberty in the first round, earned its Sweet 16 spot the hard way -- holding off Bob Knight's Texas Tech Red Raiders in a classic second round game.
Afterward, Saint Joseph's players and coaches admitted the obvious: That they had felt the pressure of advancing to the Sweet 16 in order to validate their perfect regular season, as well as to answer the legion of critics who had questioned the team's No. 1 seed.
Like Saint Joseph's, the Demon Deacons are guard-oriented and like to play at a fast pace.
sports.espn.go.com /ncb/ncaatourney04/teamPage?collegeId=2603   (458 words)

  
 St. Joseph County, Michigan
The mission of St. Joseph County Government is to provide statutory and constitutional services in a fiscally responsible manner worthy of the dignity and respect of all County citizens.
The basis for providing such services shall include, but not be restricted to: the safety and well being of the public, the protection and improvement of natural resources, and the expansion of economic opportunities for all citizens.
St. Joseph County Government as stewards of people and resources promotes equal opportunity for all, and hereby encourages the talents, creativity and leadership of all County employees in striving for prompt, courteous, respectful and efficient delivery of services.
www.stjosephcountymi.org   (168 words)

  
 Saint Joseph Ballet - College Scholarships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Since then, 93% of Saint Joseph Ballet's graduates have gone on to college - many the first in their families to do so.
Saint Joseph Ballet seeks special funding from donors to support these scholarships.
Carleen and Chuck Haggerty, members of Saint Joseph Ballet’s Board of Directors for nine years, established this scholarship which has enabled two students to attend this private university.
saintjosephballet.org /AcademicAndFamilyPrograms/collagescholarships   (356 words)

  
 Saint Joseph HealthCare - Careers
Saint Joseph has also been nationally recognized for treatment in the areas of cardiology, orthopedics and stroke, by U.S. News and World Report and Solucient.
Saint Joseph East, a 166-bed community hospital, offers a wide array of services including a comprehensive women's health program consisting of the Saint Joseph Breast Center and maternity and OB/GYN services.
In 2003, Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East were each recognized as a distinguished hospital for patient satisfaction and service excellence by J.D. Power and Associates.
www.sjhlex.org /careers   (356 words)

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