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Year of Saint Joseph 2021 – Part 4

Prayer to Saint Joseph Image from Vatican News “Year of Saint Joseph” Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. To you God entrusted his only Son; In you Mary placed her trust; With you Christ became man. Blessed Joseph, to us too, Show yourself a father And guide us in the […]

Year of Saint Joseph 2021 – Part 3.11

Illustrations of Saint Joseph Saint Joseph, the fear of Demons Picture taken from the Divine Mercy.org   The Devil is the biggest villain in our daily lives. There are many saints we know have faced and defeated the Devil and his diabolical plans bravely such as Archangel Michael, Saint Anthony the Great, etc. Even Jesus […]

Year of Saint Joseph 2021 – Part 3.10

Illustrations of Saint Joseph Old man, young man Image: Saint Joseph by Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini Image: Saint Joseph from Clipart, FAVPNG How do we picture the fatherly figure of Jesus? Is he old or young? Saint Joseph is usually portrayed as an older man probably middle aged or elderly who looks after the more youthful […]

Year of Saint Joseph 2021 – Part 3.9

Illustrations of Saint Joseph The letter ‘’J’’ Images: The letter J from Calligraphy Alphabet What letter comes to our mind when we think or hear of Joseph? The alphabet ‘’J’’ symbolises the first letter of Saint Joseph’s name Reflect Image by Catholic daily Reflection Do we put the alphabet “J” as in Jesus first in […]

Year of Saint Joseph 2021 – Part 3.8

Illustrations of Saint Joseph Pair of turtledoves Image: Feast of the presentation of the Lord from Catholic culture This icon signifies the remembrance of the sacrifice of the pair of Turtle doves that Mary and Joseph used at the presentation of the temple. It also represents the faithfulness of Joseph and Mary to God. Jews […]

Year of Saint Joseph 2021 – Part 3.7

Illustrations of Saint Joseph Star of David Images: Star of David from Oblates of St. Joseph Besides the Star of David representing the nation of Israel, it also symbolises in the foster father of Jesus. Saint Joseph is characterized as a man of righteousness and he comes from the descendants of King David. He was […]

Year of Saint Joseph 2021 – Part 3.6

Illustrations of St. Joseph The slumbering Saint Joseph Image: Sleeping Saint Joseph of the Diocesan Shrine of St. Joseph in Anonas, Quezon City This illustration shows that when Joseph was in his slumber, God talks to him through the voice of an angel in his dream. Saint Joseph was a hardworking man and he was […]

Year of Saint Joseph 2021 – Part 3.4

Illustrations of Saint Joseph The infant Jesus Images: Saint Joseph with the infant Jesus by Guido Reni Saint Joseph loves his son, Jesus dearly. The figure of the Infant Jesus signifies the duty of Joseph bringing Jesus from his infanthood to adulthood in his lifetime. Saint Joseph is also the patron saint for fathers. Reflect […]

Year of Saint Joseph 2021 – Part 3.3

Illustrations of St. Joseph Saint Joseph with the lilies Images: St. Joseph with baby Jesus and lilies by catholictradition.org The white fresh lilies represent the purity and loyalty of Saint Joseph to God. He faced the toughest challenge of taking care of his Holy Family which God tells him to do. He obeys God faithfully. […]