Year of St. Joseph

A mural of St. Joseph at San Giuseppe al Trionfale in Rome. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

EWTN Documentary Highlights Devotees to St Joseph, Past and Present

Mar 7, 2022

A new documentary about St. Joseph, set to air on EWTN this month and available to watch online now for free, focuses on Catholics who have had their spiritual lives enriched through learning about St. Joseph and asking for his prayers.

Bishop Duncan Theodore Tsoke of South Africa’s Kimberley Catholic Diocese. Credit: Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference

Emulate St. Joseph in Responsible Parenting, South African Bishop to Christian Men

Dec 10, 2021

St. Joseph poses as a role model that every married Christian man should emulate when it comes to parenting, the Bishop of South Africa’s Kimberley Catholic Diocese has said.

Map showing Burkina Faso and her neighbours. Credit: Public Domain

Security Situation in Burkina Faso “getting worse every day”: Catholic Priest

Nov 17, 2021

The security situation in the West African country of Burkina Faso is “getting worse by every day,” a Catholic Priest ministering in Burkina Faso’s Fada N’Gourma Diocese has told ACI Africa.

Pope Francis’ general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Nov. 17, 2021. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

St. Joseph Teaches Us to Notice the People the World Ignores: Pope Francis

Nov 17, 2021

The pope’s new catechetical cycle is devoted to Jesus’ foster father.

Br. Singfred Sinior M’sene Tata, member of the Religious Order of Saint Martin of Buea (BSMB). Credit: Courtesy Photo

Peace in Anglophone Regions a Prayer Intention of Year of St. Joseph: Religious Brother

Oct 29, 2021

The Year of St. Joseph offered an opportunity for the people of God in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon to pray for peace, a Religious Brother in the country told ACI Africa in an interview.

Pope Francis greets Pope emeritus Benedict XVI at the Vatican’s Mater Ecclesiae Monastery on Nov. 28, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.

Benedict XVI "delighted" by Year of St. Joseph Proclaimed by Pope Francis

Mar 31, 2021

In a new interview, Pope emeritus Benedict XVI has expressed delight at the Year of St. Joseph declared by Pope Francis.

A detail from Joseph with the Child and the Flowering Rod, by Alonso Miguel de Tovar (1678–1752). / Public Domain.

Leadership of Cameroon’s Buea Diocese Issues Guidelines for Year of St. Joseph

Mar 16, 2021

The leadership of Cameroon’s Buea Diocese has issued pastoral orientations to guide the people of God in the Episcopal See in marking the Year dedicated to St. Joseph.

Bishop Agapitus Nfon of Cameroon's Kumba Diocese / ACI Africa

Catholic Men to Coordinate Year of St. Joseph Initiatives in Cameroon’s Diocese of Kumba

Feb 27, 2021

Members of the Catholic Men Association (CMA) in Cameroon’s Diocese of Kumba are expected to coordinate initiatives marking the year of St. Joseph, the Local Ordinary has told ACI Africa in an interview.

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama administers the sacrament of confirmation at St. John Mary Vianney Parish in his Archdiocese of Abuja. / Facebook Page Abuja Archdiocese.

Nigerian Archbishop Appeals to “uncharitable” Political Leaders to Embrace Selflessness

Dec 14, 2020

The life of John the Baptist is an example of immense humility, a Nigerian Prelate has said while calling on people in various leadership positions in Nigeria, including politicians, to embrace selfless service to their followers.