Saint Joseph Tag

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Fr. Javier Arteaga, Argentina • We are walking through the Year of St. Joseph proclaimed by Pope Francis on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the declaration of St. Joseph as “Patron of the Catholic Church”, made by Pius IX on December 8, 1870. St. Joseph has been very present in the life of the Schoenstatt Family. His image accompanies us in the Shrines, sometimes with the stick of lilies, sometimes as the saint of work, and sometimes together with the infant Jesus and the Blessed Mother as theRead More
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SAINT JOSEPH MEN |Roberto Henestrosa, Bolivia • The Joseph Challenge 2021 by Schoenstatt.org, only for men: Men from different vocational options in the Covenant of Love, from different countries and generations, allow themselves to be challenged by the letter of Pope Francis Patris Corde about Joseph, “this extraordinary figure, so close to our human condition” and they share what most impacts and motivates them from the figure of Saint Joseph and the letter of the Holy Father about him. Roberto Henestrosa, from Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, chose pointRead More
ARGENTINA, by Osvaldo Martín • Within the framework of its pilgrimage to different places, the Saint Joseph statue that will be transferred to the Cathedral of Havana (Cuba) was blessed and temporarily enthroned in Iglesia de Dios Padre [Church of God the Father], where it will remain until its departure. This event was held on 15 August, the Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Nuevo Schoenstatt, Florencio Varela, Buenos, Argentina. Fr. Alberto Eronti, who shared some warm words about Mary and her spouse, Joseph, in his homily, celebratedRead More
CUBA/ARGENTINA, AICA and Osvaldo Martín • A statue of Saint Joseph, a little over six feet high and weighing about 176lbs, will be transported from the Basilica de San José de Flores [The Basilica of Saint Joseph of Flowers] to the Cathedral of Havana, Cuba, where it will be blessed by Pope Francis during his apostolic visit on 19-22 September. Behind this gesture toward the Cuban people is a story of a neighbor from the Flores’ neighborhood. He is profoundly devoted to Saint Joseph, and he moved heaven and earthRead More