Tag Archives: St. Joseph the Worker

Saint Joseph the Worker, in the words of three Popes

In 1870, Pope Pius IX declared the great Saint Joseph patron of the universal Catholic Church. To foster even deeper devotion to Saint Joseph through the liturgy, and to counter the ungodly “May Day” celebrations for workers sponsored by Communists, … Continue reading

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General Audience May 1st – An appeal against slave labour.

(Vatican Radio) Marking the feast of St Joseph the Worker and World Labour Day this Wednesday May 1st, Pope Francis launched an urgent appeal to Christians and men and women of goodwill worldwide to take decisive steps to end slave … Continue reading

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Prayers to Saint Joseph, Composed by Pope Pius XII and Blessed Pope John XIII.

O glorious Patriarch, Saint Joseph, humble and just artisan of Nazareth, thou hast given to all Christians and particularly to us an example of a perfect life through diligent labor and admirable union with Jesus and Mary. Assist us in our … Continue reading

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