St. Joseph Patron of Workers, Fathers, and Builders By Andre
St. Joseph Today I will be telling you about St. Joseph Patron of Workers, Fathers, and Builders.
Patron Saint of He is Patron Saint of 1. Workers 2.Builders 3.Fathers
Symbols His symbols are 1. A hammer ( Patron Saint of Building) 2. A lilyA lily
A Lily for Jesus He gave a lily too Jesus when Jesus was, that’s why a lily is part of his symbols.
5 Facts 1.He is part of the holy familyholy family 2.He is father of Jesus and husband of Mother Mary 3.He taught Jesus how to build 4.His Guardian Angel is Angel GabrielAngel Gabriel 5.His 3 dreams could tell the future3 dreams
Holy Family Members Fathers: God (the heavenly father) and Joseph (the earthly father) Mother: Mother Mary Son: Jesus
Angel Gabriel He is one of the archangels He is brother of St. Michael and St.Raphael He is a Saint too
The 3 Dreams 1 st dream: His 1 st dream is when Angel Gabriel told him that he will become earthly father of Jesus 2 nd dream: His 2 nd dream tells him to run away, he trusted Angel Gabriel so he did 3 rd dream: His 3 rd dream tells him to go back to Nazareth, take Mary and Jesus with him to Egypt, so they could be saved from King Herod.
Birth He was born on 90BC He is son of Jacob He was born in Bethlehem He has many half mothers and half brothers and sisters
Death He died on the date before Jesus’ crucifixion (April 3, 33 AD) He died in the hands of Mary and Jesus His was considered a happy death because he died by an old age
Feast Days March 19 - Saint Joseph, Husband of Mary (Western Christianity), May 1 - St Joseph the Worker (Roman Catholic Church), The Sunday after the Nativity of the Lord (Eastern Christianity)Nativity of the Lord
Nativity of the Lord Also known as Christmas Held on December 25 Birth of Christ
Names 1. He is called Eli in the Gospel of Luke 2. He is called Jacob in the Gospel of Matthew 3. He is called the 2 nd Moses
Prayer Oh, St. Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God. I place in you all my interests and desires. Oh, St. Joseph, do assist me by your powerful intercession, and obtain for me from your devine Son all spiritual blessings, through Jesus Christ, our Lord. So that, having engaged here below your heavenly power, I may offer my thanksgiving and homage to the most loving of Fathers. Amen!!!
5 More Facts 1. If you pray the St Joseph Prayer 9 consecutive nights and day you will die happily beside your loved ones 2. If you pray to St. Joseph you will receive a house to buy 3. He would always work hard 4. He was forced to marry Mary, a girl that he's twice the age of 5. He was married at age 28