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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 15th Aug 2019 by  Fr Lancy
Date: 15 Aug 2019
Homily by Fr Joe 11th Aug 2019 by  Guest
Date: 04 Aug 2019
Homily 4th August 2019 by  Fr.Nelson Cardoza
Date: 28 Jul 2019
 
 
Daily Readings
 July 23 2019
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Thought of the day
    July 23 2019 Tuesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 396 Reading 1 EX 14:21—15:1 Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the LORD swept the sea with a strong east wind throughout the night and so turned it into dry land. When the water was thus divided, the children of Israel marched into the midst of the sea on dry land, with the water like a wall to their right and to their left. The Egyptians followed in pursuit; all Pharaoh's horses and chariots and charioteers went after them right into the midst of the sea. In the night watch just before dawn the LORD cast through the column of the fiery cloud upon the Egyptian force a glance that threw it into a panic; and he so clogged their chariot wheels that they could hardly drive. With that the Egyptians sounded the retreat before Israel, because the LORD was fighting for them against the Egyptians. Then the LORD told Moses, "Stretch out your hand over the sea, that the water may flow back upon the Egyptians, upon their chariots and their charioteers." So Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and at dawn the sea flowed back to its normal depth. The Egyptians were fleeing head on toward the sea, when the LORD hurled them into its midst. As the water flowed back, it covered the chariots and the charioteers of Pharaoh's whole army that had followed the children of Israel into the sea. Not a single one of them escaped. But the children of Israel had marched on dry land through the midst of the sea, with the water like a wall to their right and to their left. Thus the LORD saved Israel on that day from the power of the Egyptians. When Israel saw the Egyptians lying dead on the seashore and beheld the great power that the LORD had shown against the Egyptians, they feared the LORD and believed in him and in his servant Moses. Then Moses and the children of Israel sang this song to the LORD: I will sing to the LORD, for he is gloriously triumphant; horse and chariot he has cast into the sea. Responsorial Psalm EXODUS 15:8-9, 10 AND 12, 17 R.(1b) Let us sing to the Lord; he has covered himself in glory. At the breath of your anger the waters piled up, the flowing waters stood like a mound, the flood waters congealed in the midst of the sea. The enemy boasted, "I will pursue and overtake them; I will divide the spoils and have my fill of them; I will draw my sword; my hand shall despoil them!" R. Let us sing to the Lord; he has covered himself in glory. When your wind blew, the sea covered them; like lead they sank in the mighty waters. When you stretched out your right hand, the earth swallowed them! R. Let us sing to the Lord; he has covered himself in glory. And you brought them in and planted them on the mountain of your inheritance— the place where you made your seat, O LORD, the sanctuary, O LORD, which your hands established. R. Let us sing to the Lord; he has covered himself in glory. 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 12:46-50 While Jesus was speaking to the crowds, his mother and his brothers appeared outside, wishing to speak with him. Someone told him, "Your mother and your brothers are standing outside, asking to speak with you." But he said in reply to the one who told him, "Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?" And stretching out his hand toward his disciples, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers. For whoever does the will of my heavenly Father is my brother, and sister, and mother."
     
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