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Saint Joseph: The Dream of Vocation

St Joseph Sleeping – Bro. Jeffrey Pioquinto, SJ Creative Commons CC BY 2.0

Apostolic Letter refered to at Mass on Good Shepherd Sunday.

For my part, I wrote the Apostolic Letter Patris Corde, whose aim was “to increase our love for this great saint”. Saint Joseph is an extraordinary figure, yet at the same time one “so close to our own human experience”. He did not do astonishing things, he had no unique charisms, nor did he appear special in the eyes of those who met him. He was not famous or even noteworthy: the Gospels do not report even a single word of his. Still, through his ordinary life, he accomplished something extraordinary in the eyes of God.

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