Happy feast of St Joseph to all the confrères!

What emanates from the figure of Saint Joseph is faith. Joseph of Nazareth is a “just man” because he totally “lives by faith.” He is holy because his faith is truly heroic. Sacred Scripture says little of him. It does not record even one word spoken by Joseph, the carpenter of Nazareth. And yet, even … Continue reading

The Holy Father on St Joseph, priesthood, fatherhood and authentic love

Yesterday evening, in the minor basilica of Marie Reine des Apotres, in Yaounde, Cameroon, Pope Benedict presided at the first Vespers of the Solemnity of St. Joseph and spoke on St Joseph as a model of priesthood, fatherhood and authentic love.  “Speaking to the crowd and to His disciples, Jesus declared: ‘You have only one Father’”, … Continue reading