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St. Joe

For the beloved saint’s feast day, here’s a striking and unusual image of the carpenter and his young son, by artist John Collier.  Doesn’t he look a little like Patrick Stewart? 

H/T Dymphna.


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Holly Hansen

posted March 19, 2010 at 8:12 am

That’s beautiful. Happy St. Joseph’s Day !

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posted March 19, 2010 at 9:05 am


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Steve P

posted March 19, 2010 at 9:56 am

Looks more like Thomas Merton, to me…
For a really cool St. Joseph reflection, check out the youtube link. It’s a video montage to the song “Joseph’s Lullaby” by MercyMe. Love it.

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posted March 19, 2010 at 11:10 pm

Thus Joseph said to Jesus, “Make it so.”

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