"Joseph found happiness not in mere self-sacrifice but in self-gift. In him, we never see frustration but only trust. His patient silence was the prelude to concrete expressions of trust. Our world today needs fathers."
Apostolic Letter “Patris corde” (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis.
The Holy Father has proclaimed a “Year of Saint Joseph” from, 8 December 2020, to 8 December 2021.
In your love for mankind, accept our prayer and fill us poor people with the richness of your gifts. We shall then rejoice with Zechariah and Elizabeth to whom you granted a posterity. Maronite Liturgy
Christ Jesus our Lord, strength of the just, hope of the saints and refuge of believers. Maronite Liturgy
"The Church has been carrying on the project of salvation, which Christ began 2,000 years ago and which will not end before the end of the world." From the Sixth Experience of Raymond Nader with Saint Sharbel.
Read more from the Sixth Experience.
Read the story of Raymond Nader’s Experience with Saint Sharbel.
"In your kindness, you free us from the darkness of night and draw us to the light of day." Maronite Liturgy
"And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it." Mt 16:18