March 19, 2018

Catholic faithful pray in front of a statue of St. Joseph during a pilgrimage in the town of Cuishnahuat, El Salvador, in 2015. (CNS / Reuters / Jose Cabezas)

“I wish I could persuade everyone to be devoted to this glorious saint ... For some years now, I think, I have made some request of him every year on his festival and I have always had it granted. If my petition is in any way ill-directed, he directs it aright for my greater good.”

—St. Teresa of Avila, writing about St. Joseph in her autobiography. St. Joseph's feast day is today, March 19.

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