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St. Joseph

Joseph was, according to the canonical Christian Gospel accounts and tradition, the husband of Mary and the father of Jesus of Nazareth, although as they also assert Joseph did not physically beget Jesus, but Mary had conceived him through divine means.

The genealogy in Matthew shows that Joseph’s own father was called Jacob; according the genealogy in Luke Joseph was a son of Heli.  From the canonical Gospel accounts little else is known about Joseph  himself, except that he was a skilled craftsman (often held to have been a carpenter) and during Jesus’ childhood lived at times in Nazareth in Galilee, Bethlehem in Judea, and in exile in Egypt.

In particular, the canonical Gospel accounts contain no information about Joseph’s death.  However, because they mention his presence only at events during Jesus’ childhood but not during his public ministry and passion, moreover, when hanging on the cross Jesus made provision for the care of his mother after his own imminent death, the possibility cannot be ruled out that she was a widow by then and that Joseph had died some time during the two decades between Jesus’ childhood and the commencement of his public ministry, an interval about which the canonical Gospel accounts are altogether silent.  In the Roman Catholic and other traditions, Joseph is the patron saint of workers and has several feast days.  He was also declared to be the patron saint and protector of the universal Catholic Church by Pope Pius IX in 1870, and is the patron of several countries and regions.

 

Family ID

Head of the Family

21-0141 Vinod D'Souza
21-0413 Reena D'Souza
21-0863 Ms Lovytha De Souza
21-0566 Francis Joseph
21-0143 Ignatius D'souza
6-0144 Colin Sequeira
21-0144 Victor Pereira
21-0145 Violet Puthran
21-0146 Magdalene Fernandes
21-0156 Aloysius Mathias
21-0212 Savio D'souza
21-0147 John D'souza
21-0148 Felix D'silva
21-0400 Stanely D'souza
21-0149 Joseph D'souza
21-0150 Stephen Martis
21-0151 Ronald D'souza
21-0152 Zeferino Fernandes
21-0538 Vijay Kumar Doma
21-0153 Ronald Madtha
21-0154 Robin Nambiar
21-0155 Sandra Drago
21-0928 Ediluhn Henricks 
21-0157 Valentine D'souza
21-0424 Victor D'souza
21-0159 Ronald D'souza
21-0160 Lorna Moss
21-0291 Antonio Rodrigues
21-0161 Francis Rodrigues
21-0162 John Paul
21-0163 George Pinto
21-0164 Joseph Joy
21-0356 Sunny Varghese
21-0280 Jerome Gomes
21-0278 Nelson Menezes
21-0165 Gregory Alphonso
21-0166 Catherine D'costa
21-0168 Paul D'souza
21-0167 Joseph Corda
21-0169 Clement Mendes
21-0170 Mathew Fernandes
21-0171 Harold D'souza
Applied Joe John Mendes
21-0527 Louis D'souza
19-0594 Lily Kuttavila
21-0189 Joseph D'mello
21-0899 T. Mascarenhas
21-0765 George Martis
21-0279 Peter X Rodrigues
21-0175 Vincent Pereira
21-0176 Ronald Castelino
21-0177 Francis Mascarenhas
21-0402 Sagaya Mani
21-0517 Marina Monteiro
21-0428 Oscar Fernandes
21-0423 George D'souza
21-0227 Simon D'sa
21-0178 Richard Pereira
21-0179 John Dias
21-0403 Artie Jacinto
21-0181 Trevor Pereira
21-0183 Nancy Lopez
21-0089 Kemmy Mendes
21-0182 Maria Vaz
21-0183 John Noronha
21-0184 Neville D'costa
21-0186 Louis D'souza
09-0204 Prasad Naik
21-0589 Cathrine D'souza
21-0480 Marcus D'souza
21-0704 Michael D'souza
21-0353 Baptist Gala
21-0222 Kevin Raposo
21-0358 CD Varghese
21-0342 Agnes Alvares
21-0482 Allwyn Alvares
21-0343 Ajimon Francis
21-0406 Dominic Fernandes
21-0304 Felix D'souza
21-0312 Bernice Correia
21-0335 Rohan Lobo
21-0334 Reginald C Sequeira
21-0404 Augustin D'souza
21-0503 Donald Noronha
21-0374 Queenie Viegas
21-0591 Joyer Rodrigues
21-0185 Peter Fernandes
21-0878 Stephan Nadar
   
21-0296 Aruldas A Mathuvar
21-0375 Maria Gomes
21-0419 Stany D'souza
21-0431 Robert D'sa
21-0527 Jaison D'Souza
  Maurel Raposo
21-0215 Vincent Manuel
21-0272 Aegidies Lobo
21-0290 James Monis
21-0210 Robert Veigas
  Pravin Dsouza
21-0322 Oswald Quadros
21-0292 Nelson Colaco
21-0282 Gavin Remedios
21-0390 Allan N Smith
21-0220 Meachery Varghese
21-0295 Edward D'souza
21-0214 Stany Lobo
21-0769 Michael Tellis 
21-0276 Raphael Lino D'souza
21-0192 Christina Nazareth
21-0599 Ronald D'souza
21-0287 Sebastin D'cunha
21-0274 Jonas D'costa
21-0787 Vincent Delima
21-0275 Alaries Cardozo
21-0459 Vincent Menezes
21-0223 Alex Pereira
21-0273 Edgar Coelho
21-0578 Belarmino Mascarenhas
  Sunil Dsouza
21-0410 Edward Fernandes
21-0293 Peter Arlappan
21-0347 Bertrand D'souza
21-0411 Derrick Monterio
21-0341 Joaquim Vincent Gomes

 

 
     
 
A Matter Of Style
Posted On : 21 Sep 2016  
Posted by Fr. Fr. Daniel Christian
 
FAMILY – GOD’S FUNDAMENTAL INSTITUTION.
Posted On : 04 Jan 2017  
Posted by Fr. Editorial
 
HOMILY by  Fr Lawrence
Date: 23 Jun 2019
HOMLIY FR LAWRENCE by  Fr Lawrence
Date: 16 Jun 2019
Homily by Fr Sunil 9th June 2019 by  Guest
Date: 09 Jun 2019
 
 
Daily Readings
 June 27 2019
16:1-12, 15-16
Thought of the day
    June 27 2019 Thursday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 374 Reading 1 GN 16:1-12, 15-16 Abram's wife Sarai had borne him no children. She had, however, an Egyptian maidservant named Hagar. Sarai said to Abram: "The LORD has kept me from bearing children. Have intercourse, then, with my maid; perhaps I shall have sons through her." Abram heeded Sarai's request. Thus, after Abram had lived ten years in the land of Canaan, his wife Sarai took her maid, Hagar the Egyptian, and gave her to her husband Abram to be his concubine. He had intercourse with her, and she became pregnant. When she became aware of her pregnancy, she looked on her mistress with disdain. So Sarai said to Abram: "You are responsible for this outrage against me. I myself gave my maid to your embrace; but ever since she became aware of her pregnancy, she has been looking on me with disdain. May the LORD decide between you and me!" Abram told Sarai: "Your maid is in your power. Do to her whatever you please." Sarai then abused her so much that Hagar ran away from her. The LORD's messenger found her by a spring in the wilderness, the spring on the road to Shur, and he asked, "Hagar, maid of Sarai, where have you come from and where are you going?" She answered, "I am running away from my mistress, Sarai." But the LORD's messenger told her: "Go back to your mistress and submit to her abusive treatment. I will make your descendants so numerous," added the LORD's messenger, "that they will be too many to count. Besides," the LORD's messenger said to her: "You are now pregnant and shall bear a son; you shall name him Ishmael, For the LORD has heard you, God has answered you. This one shall be a wild ass of a man, his hand against everyone, and everyone's hand against him; In opposition to all his kin shall he encamp." Hagar bore Abram a son, and Abram named the son whom Hagar bore him Ishmael. Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar bore him Ishmael. Or GN 16:6B-12, 15-16 Abram told Sarai: "Your maid is in your power. Do to her whatever you please." Sarai then abused her so much that Hagar ran away from her. The LORD's messenger found her by a spring in the wilderness, the spring on the road to Shur, and he asked, "Hagar, maid of Sarai, where have you come from and where are you going?" She answered, "I am running away from my mistress, Sarai." But the LORD's messenger told her: "Go back to your mistress and submit to her abusive treatment. I will make your descendants so numerous," added the LORD's messenger, "that they will be too many to count. Besides," the LORD's messenger said to her: "You are now pregnant and shall bear a son; you shall name him Ishmael, For the LORD has heard you, God has answered you. This one shall be a wild ass of a man, his hand against everyone, and everyone's hand against him; In opposition to all his kin shall he encamp." Hagar bore Abram a son, and Abram named the son whom Hagar bore him Ishmael. Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar bore him Ishmael. Responsorial Psalm PS 106:1B-2, 3-4A, 4B-5 R. (1b) Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. or: R. Alleluia. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his mercy endures forever. Who can tell the mighty deeds of the LORD, or proclaim all his praises? R. Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. or: R. Alleluia. Blessed are they who observe what is right, who do always what is just. Remember us, O LORD, as you favor your people. R. Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. or: R. Alleluia. Visit me with your saving help, that I may see the prosperity of your chosen ones, rejoice in the joy of your people, and glory with your inheritance. R. Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. or: R. Alleluia. Alleluia JN 14:23 R. Alleluia, alleluia. Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him and we will come to him. R. Alleluia, alleluia. Gospel MT 7:21-29 Jesus said to his disciples: "Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the Kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven. Many will say to me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name? Did we not drive out demons in your name? Did we not do mighty deeds in your name?' Then I will declare to them solemnly, 'I never knew you. Depart from me, you evildoers.' "Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and buffeted the house. But it did not collapse; it had been set solidly on rock. And everyone who listens to these words of mine but does not act on them will be like a fool who built his house on sand. The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and buffeted the house. And it collapsed and was completely ruined." When Jesus finished these words, the crowds were astonished at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.
     
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