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March 13, 2023

The extraordinary--but ordinary--life of St. Joseph

In the month of March, the Church celebrates the feast of the great St. Joseph, Patron Saint of the Universal Church.  He is also the Protector of the Discalced Carmelite Order.

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May 8, 2022

St. Joseph the Worker and the Work of Prayer,Deacon Mark Danis, OCDS

The day this was recorded was the first day of May and fell on a Sunday this year.  It is also the day we would have been celebrating the feast of St. Joseph the Worker.

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March 18, 2022

Go to Joseph, by Deacon Rusty Baldwin, OCDS

The feast of St. Joseph is March 19.  After the Blessed Virgin Mary, he is the greatest Saint of all time.  This year, 2022, the Knights of Columbus announced the selection of an icon of St. Joseph holding the Child Jesus as the centerpiece of this year.

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Dec. 10, 2019

On St. Joseph and his purity and humility, with Tammy Jetton, OCDS

Tammy Jetton, OCDS, gives a talk about St. Joseph during a meeting of the Dayton Secular Community's monthly meeting.

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Oct. 19, 2019

St. Teresa’s Devotion to St. Joseph presented by Chris Cotter, OCDS

Reflecting on St. Teresa of Avila’s devotion to St. Joseph, we see that it comes from her own personal life experience and intercession with St. Joseph. This reflection is based on an except from St. Teresa’s: “The Book of Her Life.” Join in at the end b...

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July 15, 2019

The Glories of St. Joseph with Frances Harry

After the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Joseph was the greatest Saint ever! In pondering the “glories” of St. Joseph, we are made aware of how God prepared him and used him for the lofty mission of being the Spouse of Mary and the foster father of Jesus. In t...

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March 26, 2019

The Faith of St. Joseph with host Frances Harry, OCDS and Guest, Marika Zimmerman, OCDS

What do we know about St. Joseph from Scripture?  What does Scripture tell us about his faith?  Guest, Marika Zimmerman, shares about the virtue of faith and the importance of faith as well as applying it to the person of St. Joseph. We also discuss what...

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March 22, 2019

A Man of Few Words:  the Silence of St. Joseph with hosts Mark Danis, OCDS and Frances Harry, OCDS

What were some of the most significant Biblical accounts in St. Joseph’s life?  What do these accounts tell us about the silence of St. Joseph?  What was the key to St. Joseph’s silent serenity?  How does St. Joseph model asceticism and recollection for ...

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