"Are we prepared to promote conditions in which the living contact with God can be reestablished? For our lives today have become godless to the point of complete vacuity. God is no longer with us in the conscious sense of the word. He is denied, ignored, excluded from every claim to have a part in our daily life." - Alfred Delp, S.J.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Go to St. Joseph during the novena in preparation for his feast day...



Go to him just the way you are.

There are a lot of people giving up - or at least tempted to do so.

Go to St. Joseph instead.  Tell him about yourself and ask him to help you.

You like sin?  You're not able to break with it - because you maybe don't really want to?

You want to be left alone?

Tell him.

Ask him to help you.  Just to help you.

He knows what you need.

He's an ordinary saint - he is also a wonder-worker - but never be intimidated.  He's a guy, a man, a friend, a dad ...

I just read a couple of blog posts and it sounds like some people might be on the verge of giving up.

Catholics have a lot of rules and a lot of people want to make sure you know you aren't living up to them.  You feel like crap because you can't measure up to other's expectations?

Tell St. Joseph and ask him to help you.  Remind him every so often during the day.  Go to him, saying:


Remember, O most chaste spouse of the Virgin Mary, 
that never was it known that anyone who implored your help 
and sought your intercession were left unassisted.
Full of confidence in your power 
I turn to you and beg your protection.
Despise not O Guardian of the Redeemer my humble supplication, 
but in your bounty, hear and answer me. Amen.

Thank you O holy father St. Joseph.

6 comments:

  1. St.Joseph protect doctrine in the Church!

    SSPX 'spokesman' : Theology of Vatican Council II is in agreement with the strict interpretation of extra ecclesiam nulla salus
    http://eucharistandmission.blogspot.it/2015/03/sspx-spokesman-theology-of-vatican.html


    Vatican Council II (premise-free) agrees with the SSPX position on an ecumenism of return and non Christians needing to convert for salvation
    http://eucharistandmission.blogspot.it/2015/03/vatican-council-ii-premise-free-agrees.html

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    1. Great news! Now all the SSPX-ers can finally come home!

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    2. Not sure how your comments relate to this post? This post has nothing to do with the topic you link to.

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  2. Dominus Iesus, Redemptoris Missio carry the Cardinal Francesco Marchetti Selvaggiani mistake

    http://eucharistandmission.blogspot.it/2015/03/dominus-iesus-redemptoris-missio-carry.html

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  3. I had my first serious talk with St. Joseph last night. I introduced myself, I told him what I want and what I need help with. I asked him to be my guardian too. ^^

    The glorious St. Joseph has his work cut out for him. <3

    All thanks to you, dear Terry. You are the one who inspired me to approach St. Joseph and be honest about why.

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    1. Good! You will see now. You brightened my day with that!

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