St. Joseph

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"Song of St. Joseph" cover art

This song will debut at the upcoming St. Joseph Summit

Jul 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

The upcoming Saint Joseph Summit will feature the debut of the “Song of Saint Joseph,” a new original song by... Read more

St. Joseph and the Christ Child, by Guido Reni

Upcoming Courage conference to focus on St. Joseph

May 5, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Catholic apostolate Courage International will be focusing its upcoming annual conference on St. Joseph, under the theme “St. Joseph:... Read more

St. Joseph with the Infant Jesus, by Guido Reni.

New online course aims to foster devotion to St. Joseph

May 3, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A new online course to be offered by the Archdiocese of Denver this summer will aim to teach lessons from... Read more

St. Joseph carrying the Child Jesus on the left arm by Pieter van Lint.

Vatican adds seven invocations to Litany of St. Joseph

May 1, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Congregation for Divine Worship said "it appeared opportune to update the Litany in honor of Saint Joseph, approved by... Read more

A detail from St. Joseph with the Child, by Francesco Conti (1681–1760)

With 'message of hope,' consecration of California to St. Joseph coming to multiple churches

Apr 30, 2021

“In these very difficult times, we need a message of hope, and all families, marriages, men, women, children, bishops, priests,... Read more

Upcoming virtual summit seeks to increase devotion to St. Joseph

Apr 28, 2021

A virtual three-day summit dedicated to St. Joseph will feature more than 40 evangelists and aims to connect Catholics with... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

As pandemic drags on, Cardinal Dolan calls for focus on a culture of life

Mar 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

In a recent pastoral letter, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York encouraged Catholics to foster a culture of life through... Read more

Bishop James D. Conley prays at installation Mass outside of Risen Christ Cathedral in Lincoln, Nebraska on Nov. 20, 2012 /

Bishop Conley: St. Joseph helped me through depression, quarantine

Mar 19, 2021

By CNA Staff

Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska opened up in a March 19 letter about how in the midst of a... Read more


Pope Francis prays St. Joseph will help young adults find their vocations

Mar 19, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis has said that St. Joseph is a model for all vocations and he prays the saint will help... Read more

The National Shrine of St. Joseph in Kalisz, central Poland

Poland to be entrusted to St. Joseph in October

Mar 19, 2021

By CNA Staff

Poland’s Catholic bishops will entrust the country to St. Joseph on Oct. 7. Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the Belgian Pontifical College in Rome March 18, 2021

Pope Francis invites priests to learn from St. Joseph’s fatherhood

Mar 18, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis has invited Catholic priests to rediscover St. Joseph and learn from his fatherhood during the year dedicated to... Read more

A detail from St. Joseph with the Child, by Francesco Conti (1681–1760)

How a forgotten nun’s visions shed ‘new light’ on the life of St. Joseph

Mar 16, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Why a little-known book by an 18th-century visionary could be inspiring reading for the Year of St. Joseph Read more

St. Joseph by Guido Reni. Public Domai

Virtual conference to focus on St. Joseph

Feb 24, 2021

By CNA Staff

As part of the Year of Saint Joseph called for by Pope Francis, the National Shrine of St. Joseph will... Read more

Angola flag.

Bishops of Angola dedicate country to St. Joseph, pray for peace

Dec 14, 2020

During a time of civil unrest, and taking a cue from Pope Francis, the Catholic bishops of Angola have dedicated... Read more

Year of St. Joseph: What Catholics need to know 

Dec 10, 2020

By CNA Staff

Here’s what you need to know about the Year of St. Joseph: Read more

Pope Francis, pictured April 17, 2013.

Pope Francis proclaims Year of St. Joseph

Dec 8, 2020

Pope Francis announced a Year of St. Joseph Tuesday in honor of the 150th anniversary of the saint’s proclamation as... Read more

St. Joseph the Worker was once out of work, too

May 1, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

Mass unemployment is a deeply unwelcome background for this year’s Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker, but the Catholic celebration... Read more

St. Joseph and the Christ child.

Why a new consecration to St. Joseph is spreading like wildfire 

Mar 8, 2020

By Mary Farrow

One of the most prominent people in the life of Jesus Christ, St. Joseph, his foster father, is also one... Read more

Catholics in Camden help working families get homes of their own

Dec 23, 2019

By Kevin J. Jones

Affordable housing is a problem for many Americans, but for the low-income residents of Camden, a Catholic non-profit is working... Read more

Pope Francis in the Pope Paul VI hall Dec. 21, 2019.

Pope Francis: This Christmas, imitate St. Joseph's trust in God

Dec 22, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a difficult situation, St. Joseph put his whole trust in God and was obedient, an example for all Catholics... Read more