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Ways to Honor Mary in May

Holy Family Mary Rosary Worship

Ways to Honor Mary in May

By Anne Metz

May is a month that the Catholic Church around the world traditionally dedicates to Mary, the Mother of God. Here are a few simple ways that you can honor her this month.

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Celebrating St. Joseph's Feast Day

Holy Family Saints St. Joseph

Celebrating St. Joseph's Feast Day

By Colleen Pressprich

St. Joseph is celebrated during many feast days throughout the year, but the most important one happens on March 19th. Here’s what you need to know to celebrate this great day.

Some Important Facts About Joseph

Joseph was the foster father of Jesus. A carpenter by trade, he supported and protected the Holy Family throughout Jesus’ childhood, including during the family’s flight and exile into Egypt. He is written about in the Gospels as a righteous man of strong faith. In fact, in the Gospel of Matthew, there are four instances where an angel appears to Joseph to relay God’s message for the Holy Family to him.

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Celebrate St. Joseph Using the 5 Senses

Holy Family Joseph Saints

Celebrate St. Joseph Using the 5 Senses

By Anne Metz

Did you know Pope Francis declared 2021 the “Year of St. Joseph?” Did you also know that St. Joseph’s Feast Day is March 19th? This is the perfect time to learn more about St. Joseph as a family, and we have some fun, creative ways for you to do just that! Learn about St. Joe using the 5 senses! These activities not only help your family learn about the stepfather of Jesus, but also help little ones learn about the 5 senses.

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