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A Man Named Joseph: Guardian for Our Times

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After spending more than a millennium in relative obscurity, Saint Joseph has become the second-most mentioned saint in the papal magisterium after the Virgin Mary.

To understand the life and importance of Saint Joseph, a good place to start is with the first papal title ever granted him: “Patron of the Universal Church.”

What is it that Saint Joseph has to offer the Church — and each one of us — today? That’s the question that A Man Named Joseph: Guardian for Our Times seeks to answer. To get there, Catholic Answers Apologist Joe Heschmeyer cuts through a lot of our misconceptions to see what the Bible and the earliest Christians really say about Joseph as a model husband, father, and saint.

Questions at the end of each chapter help guide personal reflection and group discussion. Whatever we may be facing in life, we can go to Joseph for his example, his protection, and his prayers.

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Joseph Heschmeyer
Softcover Book, 144 pgs
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    A man named Joseph

    Posted by Patrick on Oct 17th 2021

    Great book on St. Joseph. It gives more insight into then pivotal role he play in the Holy Family as both a husband and father figure.

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