Feast of St. Joseph – On March 19 our veneration is directed to him personally and to his part in the work of redemption.St. Joseph is invoked as patron for many causes.
He is the patron of the Universal Church.
He is the patron of the dying because Jesus and Mary were at his death-bed. He is also the patron of fathers, of carpenters, and of social justice. Many religious orders and communities are placed under his patronage.