St. Joseph - Our Patron Saint

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Saint Joseph, a man with a common touch. Quiet, giving, on the verge of mystery. He was left with dreams and the work of his hands. Displaced, a common worker, no name but carpenter this Joseph. Despite his humble work and means, Joseph came from a royal lineage, descended from David, the greatest king of Israel. We know he was a compassionate, caring man. The just man was simply, joyfully, wholeheartedly obedient to God - in marrying Mary, in naming Jesus, in shepherding the precious pair to Egypt, in bringing them to Nazareth, in the undetermined number of years of quiet faith and courage. He was chosen by the eternal Father as the trustworthy guardian and protector of his greatest treasures, namely, his divine Son and Mary, Joseph's wife. He carried out this vocation with complete fidelity until at last God called him, saying: 'Good and faithful servant, enter into the joy of your Lord".

Two feast days are celebrated for Joseph:
March 19 for Joseph the Husband of Mary.
May 1 for Joseph the Worker.

There is much we wish we could know about Joseph - where and when he was born, how he spent his days, when and how he died. But Scripture has left us with the most important knowledge: who he was - "a righteous man" (Matthew 1:18)

 

 

 


Parish Office Hours
Mon.-Thurs. (8 a.m.- 4 p.m.)
Friday (8 a.m.-12 p.m.)
Phone: (719) 544-1886
Gift Store Hours
Mon.-Thurs.
(10 a.m.- 2 p.m.)


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Parish Hall Inquiries
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Latest Parish News

Stories written by The Pueblo Chieftain
or Channel 5 News

St. Joseph Table Observance
March 16, 2019 by Mike Spence

Helping the Less Fortunate
Nov. 19, 2018 by Ch. 5 News

Tasty bites of heaven
Aug. 4, 2018 by Mike Spence

Heading the Call
May 26, 2018 by Mike Spence

Latest Photos

Vacation Bible School BBQ Lunch
June 14, 2019

Gift Store

Come visit St. Joseph Gift Store located in Church office. Open Monday thru Thursday 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. & by appointment if needed.

Many religious items for sale at a reasonable price Gifts for: Mothers Day - First Communion - Confirmation - Various Statues to include St. Joseph and Blessed Virgin Mary
Also Rosaries, medals, scapulars, holy cards, & much more

Volunteers are needed for the gift store call Alberta at 542-7080 or Isabel at 565-8216