Year of St. Joseph
Masses in Honor of St. Joseph
As part of the celebration of the Year of St. Joseph you are invited to join for Mass.
- Thursday, March 18, at 6:30 PM a Mass in Spanish at St. Vincent's
- Friday, March 19, at 6:30 PM a Mass in English at St. John's
- Friday, March 19, at 7:00 PM a Mass celebrated in English by Bishop da Cunha at St. Mary's Cathedral in Fall River.
Unfailing Novena to St. Joseph
This prayer, it is said, has “has never been known to fail, provided that the request is for one’s spiritual benefit or for those whom we are praying for.”
[Pray it for 9 mornings.]
O St. Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God, I place in you all my interest and desires.
O St. Joseph, do assist me by your powerful intercession, and obtain for me from your divine Son all spiritual blessings, through Jesus Christ, our Lord. So that, having engaged here below your heavenly power, I may offer my thanksgiving and homage to the most loving of Fathers.
O St. Joseph, I never weary of contemplating you, and Jesus asleep in your arms; I dare not approach while He reposes near your heart. Press Him close in my name and kiss His fine head for me and ask Him to return the kiss when I draw my dying breath. St. Joseph, patron of departing souls, pray for me. Amen.