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Virtual St. Joseph Altar opens Tuesday

The 2013 Virtual St. Joseph Altar opens Tuesday and will remain open through the March 19 Feast of St. Joseph. The Virtual St. Joseph Altar is my online version of the traditional Sicilian St. Joseph Altars of New Orleans. The first Virtual St. Joseph Altar went online in February of 1999. Visit the Altar and make your virtual…

Our 2012 St. Joseph Altar

This post is part of the 3rd Annual St. Joseph Altar Blog Fest. If you made an Altar for St. Joseph’s Feast Day, and would like to be included, make a blog post about your St. Joseph Altar, including details and pics, then link it here. Linking is open and will continue till March 30.…

A recap of our Feast of St. Joseph

The 2nd Annual St. Joseph Altar blog fest has nine altar links so far. Make a visit — you will be amazed at the creativity that has gone into these family altars. Each one a unique homage to St. Joseph. Linking will remain open till the end of March, so if your family erected an…

Our 2011 St. Joseph Altar

This post is part of the 2nd Annual St. Joseph Altar Blog Fest. To be included, make a blog post about your St. Joseph Altar, including details and pics, then link it here. Linking has begun and will continue till the end of March. Head over to the Virtual St. Joseph Altar blog for all…

Lenten high point approaching!

The penitential season of Lent is well underway. A highlight in our Lenten journey is the March 19 Feast of St. Joseph. Each year, we prepare a small Altar in our dining room. Today, I stole my son’s school table for our Altar, which consists of an upright piano and the school table. Set up…

St. Joseph Altar Blog Fest reminder

Don’t forget! The 2nd annual St. Joseph Altar Blog Fest will begin linking on March 19 and continue through the entire month. March is the Month of St. Joseph and the ultimate way to give honor to St. Joseph is with your very own St. Joseph Altar. For all the nitty gritty details, visit the…

Novena to St. Joseph today — begin today!

Start your novena today for the 2011 Feast of St. Joseph. Head over to the Virtual St. Joseph Altar blog for the prayers for day 1. The prayers for each day will be posted every morning till the March 19th feast day. Or, get them complete novena right now. Viva San Giuseppe!

E-book giveaway at the Virtual St. Joseph Altar blog

The Virtual St. Joseph Altar blog is giving away an electronic copy of Viva San Giuseppe: A Guide For St. Joseph Altars. With over 40 pages of recipes, stories of faith, Altar background, and history, this little out-of-print booklet is a handy reference for anyone setting up a St. Joseph Altar. Enter by leaving a…

Viva San Giuseppe!

The silence of Saint Joseph is given a special emphasis. His silence is steeped in contemplation of the mystery of God in an attitude of total availability to divine desires. It is a silence thanks to which Joseph, in unison with Mary, watches over the Word of God, known through the Sacred Scriptures, continuously comparing…

Our 2010 St. Joseph Altar

A Happy St. Joseph Day to all! This post is part of the 1st Annual St. Joseph Altar Blog Fest. To be included, make a blog post about your St. Joseph Altar, including details and pics, then link it here. Linking begins today and continues till the end of March. Viva San Guiseppe! For the…

Sunday Snippets–A Catholic Carnival

1st Annual St. Joseph Altar Blog Fest March is the Month of St. Joseph and the ultimate way to give honor to St. Joseph is with your very own St. Joseph Altar. This is another invitation to join in the fun. Make a post about your St. Joseph Altar, hopefully with pics, and head to…

1st Annual St. Joseph Altar Blog Fest

First off, I have a confession to make: I am the Virtual St. Joseph Altar lady! I always figured folks would immediately get the connection, but I just realized, thanks to Lacy, that it really might not be that obvious. I must also thank Lacy for inspiring me to do this St. Joseph Altar Blog…

Catholic Icing’s Lent Link-Up 2010

It’s time to share all our Lenten posts in Catholic Icing’s Lent Link-Up. Head over to Catholic Icing and enter your link, or links, about lent. Be sure to link to the actual post. Then, link back to the Lent Link-Up in your post. Be sure to spend some time visitng all the great posts.…

Sunday Snippets–A Catholic Carnival

This week I wrote a book review on Praying with the Saints for the Holy Souls in Purgatory. This little book will will inspire you to join your prayers with those of the saints and become an “Apostle of Purgatory.” A very special Lenten project of mine is the Virtual St, Joseph Altar. The Altar…

2010 Virtual St. Joseph Altar is open!

In the tradition of the Sicilian St. Joseph Altars of New Orleans, the Virtual St. Joseph Altar made its online debut in February of 1999. The Virtual St, Joseph Altar is open now through the March 19 Feast of St. Joseph. Visit the Altar and make your virtual offerings, add deceased loved ones to the…

Getting ready for March 19

Yes, it’s almost time for the Virtual St. Joseph Altar to open for the 2010 feast of St. Joseph. From February 19 through March 19, visitors will be able to submit virtual offerings to be placed on the Altar. Submit the names of deceased loved ones to the prayer list. There’s a special place for…

Book review: St. Joseph, My Real Estate Agent

St. Joseph, My Real Estate Agent by Stephen J. Binz Servant Books ©2003 ISBN 1-56955-361-0 The intercession of St. Joseph is sought in all sorts of family matters, including the sale of a home. It is now a popular belief that burying a St. Joseph statue on your property can help you in the sale…

Feast of St. Joseph the Worker

Happy Saint Joseph the Worker Feast Day. St. Joseph rates two special days in the Church year: The Feast of St. Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary — March 19, Solemnity, and The Feast of St. Joseph the Worker — May 1, Memorial. Pope Pius XII instituted today’s Feast in 1955. Daily Prayer to…