The Word Among Us

September 2021 Issue

Wisdom of a Silent Saint

What St. Joseph Can Teach Us Today

By: Fr. Jacques Philippe

Wisdom of a Silent Saint: What St. Joseph Can Teach Us Today by Fr. Jacques Philippe

When Pope Francis decreed a special year dedicated to St. Joseph last December, I saw it as a sign of hope. In the difficult times we are going through, Joseph will not fail to protect and guide us. Just as he watched over the child Jesus and his mother, we can trust that he will watch over the Church today.

This is the reason for Pope Francis’ beautiful apostolic letter Patris Corde [“With a Father's Heart”]. The Holy Father wanted to...


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