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Year of Saint Joseph

With the Apostolic Letter, “Patris corde” (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis recalls the 150th anniversary of the declaration of Saint Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. To mark the occasion, the Holy Father has proclaimed a “Year of Saint Joseph” from Dec. 8, 2020, to Dec. 8, 2021.


“Each of us can discover in Joseph – the man who goes unnoticed, a daily, discreet and hidden presence – an intercessor, a support and a guide in times of trouble. Saint Joseph reminds us that those who appear hidden or in the shadows can play an incomparable role in the history of salvation.” —Pope Francis


Year of Saint Joseph Resources

Churches Named for Year of Saint Joseph in the Archdiocese of Newark

Events (Archdiocesan & Parish)

Year of St. Joseph Banner

Year of Saint Joseph Resources

Year of St. Joseph Bulletin Announcement:
English

Archdiocese of Newark Year of St. Joseph Logo:
Color: English Spanish
Black & White: English Spanish

LINKS

Pope Francis Proclaims Year of Saint Joseph

Church Grants Plenary Indulgence for Year of Saint Joseph

The Year of Saint Joseph: What Catholics Need to Know

St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary – USCCB

Novena to St. Joseph: For Those on the Path of Adoption

Marian Fathers Year of St. Joseph website


PRAYERS

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Churches Named for Saint Joseph in the Archdiocese of Newark

Saint Joseph, Bogota - www.baqgo.com/sjc/
Saint Joseph, Demarest - www.stjosephdemarest.com
Our Lady of Grace and St. Joseph, Hoboken - www.olghoboken.org
Saint Joseph, Lodi - www.stjosephchurchlodi.org
Saint Joseph, Maplewood - www.sjcmaplewoodnj.org
Saint Joseph, Oradell/New Milford - www.sjcnj.org
Saint Joseph of the Palisades, West New York - www.saintjosephpalisades.com
Saint Joseph, West Orange - www.stjoeswestorange.com
Saint Joseph, East Orange - www.stjosepheo.com
Saint Joseph, East Rutherford - www.stjosepher.com
Saint Joseph, Hackensack - www.stjosephsnj.org
Saint Joseph, Jersey City - www.stjosephjc.com
Saint Joseph the Carpenter, Roselle - www.stjosephroselle.com
SS Joseph & Michael, Union City - www.ssjmnj.org


Archdiocesan and Parish Events

Parish leaders may submit items to be posted here that are taking place in parishes and institutions of the Archdiocese of Newark relevant to the Year of Saint Joseph. They must be submitted as a Word Document or a PDF and include all necessary information for the event: date, time, location, etc. Items will be reviewed and, if appropriate, posted on the website. Submissions should be emailed to: robert.evers@rcan.org. Thank you. 

 

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