St. Joseph was the Foster Father of Jesus, chosen by God to protect and “raise in wisdom and grace” the Incarnate Word, Jesus son of Mary. His main feast is March 19th, but he was given a second feast as Patron of Workers for the 1st of May, May Day. In Scripture he is known as “a man of honor”. Jesus was known as “the carpenter’s son”.
HEROES OF CHRIST — ST. JOSEPH (FEAST DAY MAY 1ST)