March – dedicated to Saint Joseph

Did you know that in the Catholic Church, each of the 12 months of the year has a devotional theme?

For Catholics, March is the month devoted to St. Joseph, patron saint of workers, families, homes, and a happy death. It is interesting to think of it this way: February is devoted to the Holy Family, followed by March devoted to St. Joseph, who is head of that family. In the words of St. Thomas Aquinas, “Some saints are privileged to extend to us their patronage with particular efficacy in certain needs, but not in others; but our holy patron St. Joseph has the power to assist us in all cases, in every necessity, in every undertaking.”

Click here for the March article in this wonderful series on ways to showcase each month’s Catholic theme in your life, and 12 ways you can align your family to St. Joseph this March.

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