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St. Joseph
Kinane, T. H. (Thomas H.)

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St. Joseph
his life, his virtues, his privileges, his power ; a month of March in his honour

Published 1884 by M.H. Gill and Son in Dublin, Ireland .
Written in English.

About the Book

7th Edition

Table of Contents

CONTENTS.
Part I.
CHAPTER I.
Jesus, Mary, and Joseph.
Section I.
Jesus 1
Section II.
Mary 9
Section III.
St Joseph 16
Pious Reflection, Resolution, Prayers : Litany of the Holy Hamily 20-23
CHAPTER II.
Section I.
The Doctrine of the Catholic Church on the Invocation of Saints, and on that of St. Joseph 24
Section II.
Communion of Saints 29
Section III.
The Old Testament on the Invocation of Saints 33
Section IV.
The New Testament on the Invocation of Saints 36
Section V.
Tradition on the Invocation of Saints 43
Inscription in the Catacombs of Rome 44
Section VI.
The early Greek Fathers on the Invocation of Saints — Origen, St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Eusebius, St. Ephrem, St. Basil 46
Section VII.
The early Latin Fathers on the Invocation of Saints — St. Cyprian, St. Ambrose, St. Augustin 49
Section VIII.
The Irish Fathers on the Invocation of Saints 52
The Ancient Irish Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary 56
Felire of St. Aengus Cuidee 60
St. Colga — The Litany of St Aengus 62
Pious Reflections, Resolutions, Prayers : Prayer of St. Ignatius, Prayer of St. Bernard, Prayer to St. Joseph, &c 68-71
CHAPTER III.
The Life of St. Joseph.
The Genealogy, Birthplace, Avocation or Trade of St. Joseph 72
Section I.
The Genealogy or Family of St. Joseph 73
Section II.
The Birthplace and Avocation or Trade of St. Joseph 76
Section III
The Espousals of St. Joseph with the Blessed Virgin Mary 80
Section IV.
The Age of St. Joseph at his Espousals with the Blessed Virgin Mary 87
Section V.
St. Joseph accompanies the Blessed Virgin in her visit to her Cousin St. Elizabeth from Nazareth to Hebron, and from Hebron back to Nazareth 91
Section VI.
St. Joseph perceives the great Mystery of the Incarnation, the rough reverence resolves to leave privately the Blessed Virgin, but never for an instant doubts her fidelity 94
Section VII.
St. Joseph and the journey of the Blessed Virgin Mary from Nazareth to Bethlehem 106
Section VIII.
St. Joseph and the Nativity of Our Blessed Saviour 112
Section IX.
St. Joseph and the Circumcision. By God's command St. Joseph calls the Divine Infant Jesus 114
Section X.
St. Joseph and the Flight into Egypt 117
In what city, and how long did St. Joseph stay in Egypt? 127
Section XI.
The return of the Holy Family from Egypt 129
An Act of Consecration to St. Joseph 133
Section XII.
The Presentation by the Blessed Virgin and St. Joseph of the Child Jesus in the Temple 134
A Prayer of St. Alphonsus Liguori to St. Joseph 141
Section XIII.
The Hidden Life of St. Joseph. The Losing and Finding of the Child Jesus in Jerusalem by his Parents, Mary and Joseph 142
Section XIV.
The Death of St. Joseph 150
The time and place of his Death, his Age, his holy Death in the arms of Jesus and Mary 151-166
Pious Reflections, Resolutions, Prayers to St. Joseph to obtain the Grace of a Happy Death 167
PART II.
CHAPTER IV.
The dignity and heroic virtues of St. Joseph 173
Section I.
The Dignity of St. Joseph. St. Joseph is exalted above all God's Saints, and ranks next to the Blessed Virgin Mary herself 173
Section II.
The sanctity of St. Joseph. — St. Joseph, in sanctity as in dignity, excels all God's Saints, and is next to the Blessed Virgin Mary herself 184
Section III. St. Joseph was sanctified in his Mother's womb 192
Section IV. St. Joseph, by a special privilege from God, was confirmed in grace 198
Section V. The Purity of St. Joseph 203
Section VI. The perpetual Virginity of St. Joseph 211
Section VII. The Faith of St. Joseph 214
Section VIII. The Charity of St. Joseph 224
Section IX. The Humility of St. Joseph 230
Pious Reflections, Resolutions, Prayers, Act of Consecration to St. Joseph 23
PART III.
Devotions in honour of St. Joseph 243
Month of March in honour of St. Joseph 243
CHAPTER V. Devotions in honour of St. Joseph 245
Section I. Faith and Devotions 24
Section II. St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church 248
Section III. St. Joseph, Patron of a Happy Death 257
Section IV. The Testimonies of Saints and Modern Writers on Devotion to St. Joseph — St. Thomas of Aquin, St. Bernardine, St. Teresa, St. Alphonsus Liguori, Father Faber, Father Dalgarius, Cardinal Newman, Patrignani, Pius IX. 264-273
Pious Reflections, Resolutions, Prayers: Prayer of St. Bernardine of Siena to St. Joseph 273
CHAPTER VI. Month of March in honour of St. Joseph 276
March 1st. — First Meditation. St. Joseph, the reputed Father of the Incarnate Word of God, Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ 279
March 2nd. — Second Meditation. St. Joseph, the chaste Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary 282
March 3rd. — Third Meditation. St. Joseph, the Guardian and Protector of our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ 286
March 4th. — Fourth Meditation. St. Joseph, Head of the Holy Family 289
March 5th. — Fifth Meditation. St. Joseph's Love for the Child Jesus 293
March 6th. — Sixth Meditation. St. Joseph's Labour of Love to support Jesus 296
March 7th. — Seventh Meditation. Paradise on Earth — Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, at Nazareth 300
March 8th. — Eighth Meditation. St. Joseph's Love of Jesus, his God and Saviour 305
March 9th. — Ninth Meditation. St. Joseph, the chaste Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary 310
March 10th. — Tenth Meditation. St. Joseph, the Guardian and Protector of the Blessed Virgin Mary 315
March 11th. — Eleventh Meditation. St. Joseph, "a Just Man" 319
March 12th. — Twelfth Meditation. St. Joseph the Chaste 323
March 13th. — Thirteenth Meditation. St. Joseph, a Man of Prayer. The Necessity of Prayer 328
March 14th. — Fourteenth Meditation. St. Joseph, a Man of Prayer. The Efficacy or Power of Prayer 331
March 15th. — Fifteenth Meditation. St. Joseph, a Man of Prayer. The Conditions for Efficacious Prayer 338
March 16th. — Sixteenth Meditation. St. Joseph's ardent Desire and Love for our Salvation 344
March 17th. — Seventeenth Meditation. St. Joseph's. Power with Jesus for our Salvation 349
March 18th. — Eighteenth Meditation. St. Joseph, a Model of Conformity to the Holy Will of God 354
March 19th. — Nineteenth Meditation. The Sanctification of our Ordinary Actions. Purity of Intention. St. Joseph, a model of the sanctification of ordinary actions by purity of intention 359
March 20th. — Twentieth Meditation. The Sanctification of our Ordinary Actions. The Presence of God. St. Joseph, the Model of the sanctification of our ordinary actions, by the practice of the presence of God 364
March 21st. — Twenty-first Meditation. The Sanctification of our Ordinary Actions. The habit of ejaculations or short prayers. St. Joseph sanctified his ordinary actions by the habit of ejaculations or short prayers 371
March 22nd. — Twenty-second Meditation. St. Joseph and "Union with Jesus" 377
March 23rd. — Twenty-third Meditation. St. Joseph and " Union with the Perpetual Sacrifice of Jesus on the Altar, and with Jesus in the Tabernacle 381
March 24th. -Twenty-fourth Meditation. St Joseph, a Model of Humility 387
March 25th. — Twenty-fifth Meditation. St. Joseph, a Model of Self-denial 393
March 26th. — Twenty-sixth Meditation. St Joseph, a Model of the Hidden Life 398
March 27th. — Twenty-seventh Meditation. St. Joseph, Patron and Protector of the Universal Church 403
March 28th. — Twenty-eighth Meditation. St. Joseph, the perfect Model of the Holy Nun 408
March 29th. — Twenty-ninth Meditation. St. Joseph, the perfect Model of the Holy Priest 414
March 30th. — Thirtieth Meditation. St. Joseph, the Patron of a Happy Death 420
March 31st. — Thirty-first Meditation. The happy death of the devout clients of St. Joseph 426
Litany of St. Joseph 430
The Seven Sorrows and Seven Joys of St. Joseph 435

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25879253M
Internet Archive
StJosephHisLife
OCLC/WorldCat
29501159

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