The saints testify that St Joseph is a powerful intercessor. St Teresa of Avila said:
“Those who give themselves to prayer should in a special manner have always a devotion to St Joseph; for I know not how any man can think of the Queen of the angels, during the time that she suffered so much with the Infant Jesus, without giving thanks to St Joseph for the services he rendered them then.”
Take all your intentions to St Joseph, patron of the Church, bring him your hopes and fears, and your desire to be closer to Our Lord. St Joseph was chosen to be the foster father of Jesus, to raise Him and protect both Jesus and Mary, therefore we can trust that his intercession will be particularly powerful.
Here you will find an assortment of prayers to St Joseph to help you grow closer to him this year.
When Pope Francis ushered in the Year of St Joseph on the feast of the Immaculate Conception 2020, he wrote a very personal reflection on the saint in his Apostolic Letter, Patris Corde. This prayer was featured at the end.Find out more
Take your needs to the beloved foster father of Our Lord with this novena. St Joseph is particularly invoked by husbands and fathers, by men in general, by those looking for work, by those with problems at work, by those looking for somewhere to live, and is patron of a happy death.Find out more