Aleteia logoAleteia logoAleteia
Friday 19 August |
Saint of the Day: St. John Eudes
Aleteia logo
Lifestyle
separateurCreated with Sketch.

10 Books to help you know St. Joseph better this year

ŚWIĘTY JÓZEF

Renata Sedmakova | Shutterstock

Theresa Civantos Barber - published on 03/19/21

If you’d like to become better acquainted St. Joseph, look no further than these excellent works.

St. Joseph is one of the most beloved saints, whose influence is everywhere in the Church. He’s the patron of fathers, of workers, of families, of house sellers and buyers, and of craftsmen and engineers. Pope Francis has even declared him patron of 2021, calling all of us to learn from his example of quiet holiness in the heart of his home.

Yet despite how much we hear about St. Joseph, the truth is that many of us don’t know much about the man himself. In all of Scripture, he does not speak even once. He’s mentioned so briefly that it’s hard to get a sense of his personality.

Fortunately, some great spiritual writers and theologians have done the investigative work for us. There are a wealth of excellent books available to help us get to know this great saint.

If you’d like to get to know St. Joseph better in this year dedicated to him, look no further than these 10 great books!


saint Joseph

Read more:
St. Joseph: His life, his miracles and his legacy

Tags:
BooksSaint Joseph
Support Aleteia!

Enjoying your time on Aleteia?

Articles like these are sponsored free for every Catholic through the support of generous readers just like you.

Thanks to their partnership in our mission, we reach more than 20 million unique users per month!

Help us continue to bring the Gospel to people everywhere through uplifting and transformative Catholic news, stories, spirituality, and more.

Support Aleteia with a gift today!

jour1_V2.gif
Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Entrust your prayer intentions to our network of monasteries


Top 10
See More
Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.