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Year of Saint Joseph

My life’s greatest regret happened during a baseball game my nine-year-old son was playing in. It’s a day I hate to remember, and yet I can’t forget it. Bottom of the last inning, my son’s team was up by one run, with runners on second and third base and two …

When we first started having children and began discussing names, we always seemed to lean towards family names for the middle name. By the time our third came along, we began to focus on choosing saints names. It seems slightly embarrassing to admit it, but it wasn’t until we were …

by Perry West New Orleans, La., Mar 19, 2021 / 04:31 pm MT (CNA).- Catholic culture is everywhere in New Orleans. Mardi Gras is the city’s defining celebration. The city’s cathedral is one of its most well-known landmarks. And in the days leading to March 19, the people of New …

Written by Gail Finke illustrated by Emma Cassani “We have a beautiful modern church that was painted about a year ago. I wish every priest would come see what can be done with a modern church. Every square inch is painted. I wouldn’t call the style ‘historic,’ I’d call it …

St. Joseph is honored with feast days throughout the Liturgical Year. This feast encourages us to look at Joseph’s role as husband and head of the Holy Family. Most of what we know about the life of St. Joseph comes to us from Scripture and legends that have sprung up …

by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Dec 8, 2021 / 06:01 am Inspired by Pope Francis’ declaration of the Year of St. Joseph, the Knights of Columbus have released a documentary on the Head of the Holy Family, which can now be accessed for free on their website.  The 60-minute documentary …

Maria Stein Shrine (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
MARIA STEIN, Ohio (September 15, 2021) – The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics will be hosting a special prayer service led by Father Alexander Witt. This holy hour, commemorating the Year of St. Joseph, is entitled “He Who First Adored Christ” and will take place on Thursday, September …

by CNA Staff Baton Rouge, La., Jul 1, 2021 / 20:01 pm The Louisiana State Senate has passed a resolution recognizing May 1 as St. Joseph the Worker Day in the state. The resolution was passed in the spirit of the Church’s year of St. Joseph, which the resolution says …

FROM JEAN BUELTERMAN (CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF ST. PETER IN CHAINS) My dad was kind, generous and loving and never had a nasty word to say about another person. He was a man of great faith. He loved our Blessed Mother. He could fix anything. We used to say give him …

I’m very … particular. Hang out with me long enough and you’ll see what I mean. How papers are written, how posters are designed, how food tastes, how clothes fit, how temperature is regulated, everything has to be just so. If something is even slightly off, I can tell. Most …