St Joseph

A Very Happy & Holy Christmas To One and All!

Editor writes... Wishing all bloggers and visitors to this site, a very happy and holy Christmas. Read this comical piece (from the pages of history) about a large family in the USA preparing their own carol concert. Enjoy! For those of you heading for Midnight Mass, safe journey to and fro.  Please remember to pray for the...

Special Prayer Petition – Christmas Hope For Catholic Truth Blogger Diagnosed With Cancer

Editor writes... Back in November, to mark the Feast of the Miraculous Medal, I posted a thread seeking prayers for a friend who has been diagnosed with cancer. At that time, this friend did not want to be named, but has now given permission to do so, with an update on his condition and treatment. I'm...

The Meaning of the Virgin Birth of Our Lord

Editor writes... As we approach Christmas, there will be a treat (NOT) in store for too many Catholics, when they hear fundamental errors preached in homilies by their priests.  One is the false belief that Our Lady suffered the physical pains of childbirth like any other woman, when giving birth to her Son, Our Lord,...

Feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal – Please Pray For A Very Special Intention: A Real Miracle !

Editor writes... I am asking Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal for a very special miracle for a very good friend of mine who has just been diagnosed with cancer.  He is awaiting details of his treatment, and when I asked him if it would be OK to seek the prayers of bloggers, he was...

1st May: Feast of St Joseph the Worker – Welcome to the Beautiful Month of Mary!

https://youtu.be/Ld4FNjK4IEQ And to mark the Feast of St Joseph the Worker... https://youtu.be/BMwo0JB0XWA Comment:  Share your favourite prayers and hymns to celebrate the Feast of St Joseph the Worker, and to mark the Month of Mary.  Discuss any relevant issues, and post stories, personal experiences etc.    Happy Feast of St Joseph, everyone!  Welcome to the Month of Mary! 

19 March 2021: Feast of St Joseph… Patron of a Happy Death, Please Pray for Us!

https://youtu.be/BMwo0JB0XWA Comment:  With so much talk in the news these days about sickness and death, it is perhaps timeous to invoke St Joseph under his title Patron of a Happy Death - meaning, of course, that we are granted the grace of receiving the Last Sacraments before we depart this world.  St Joseph is a very...

2021: Happy New Year & Welcome To The Year of St Joseph: A Guid New Year!

With the Apostolic Letter “Patris corde” (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis recalls the 150th anniversary of the declaration of Saint Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. To mark the occasion, the Holy Father has proclaimed a “Year of Saint Joseph” from today, 8 December 2020, to 8 December 2021  Click here to...

1st May: Feast of St Joseph the Worker – Welcome to the Lovely Month of Mary!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ld4FNjK4IEQ And to mark the Feast of St Joseph the Worker... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMwo0JB0XWA Comment:  Share your favourite prayers, hymns etc for St Joseph's Feast and to mark the Month of Mary.  Discuss any relevant issues, and post any jokes to mark the Feast/month in the usual spirit of good clean fun.  Happy Feast of St Joseph, everyone!  Welcome to the...

19/3: Feast of St Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church – Please Pray for Us!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u73wQwu4A1w&feature=emb_logo Dear St Joseph, pure and gentle, guardian of the Saviour child, Treading, with the virgin mother, Egypt’s deserts rough and wild. Dear St Joseph, spouse of Mary, blest above all saints on high, When the death shades round us gather, teach, O teach us how to die, teach, O teach us how to die. He who rested on thy bosom is by countless saints...