How do you become a saint?
This investigation usually doesn't start until at least five years after the potential saint has died, but the Pope does have the power to waive that rule, as Pope John Paul II did with Mother Teresa ... in the case of St Catherine of Siena.
Advent Reflection: Learning From the Silence and Way of St. Joseph
When Joseph woke from sleep, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded ... ourselves to be "infected" by the silence of St Joseph! We have much need of it in a world which is often too noisy, which does not encourage reflection and listening to the voice ...
Novena to St. Joseph
Saint Joseph, I, your unworthy child ... Help me to share, as you did, the perfect obedience of Jesus, who came not to do his will, but the will of his father; to trust in the providence of God, knowing that if I do his will, he will provide for all ...
Pope Francis Adds Name of St Joseph to Every Mass in the Eucharistic Prayer: What Does it Mean?
St. Joseph is already included in Eucharistic Prayer I. So, why does this decree matter ... both Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Pope Francis. Pope Francis has now officially decreed the addition of the name of saint to all of the canons used during ...
St. Joseph, a saint for an Age of Anxiety
A couple years ago, I preached on St. Joseph ... people as slaves. Joseph also lived with the threat of terror – a ruthless king bent on murdering children. On a more personal level, Joseph knew the anxiety of any man about to become a father.