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St. Joseph the Worker
Sunday is May 1, the Feast of St. Joseph, the special patron saint of workers. This year, it’s eclipsed by the third Sunday of Easter, but people can still take the time to honor and pray to St. Joseph under this title.
The industrial revolution took hold of the United States and other countries in the 19th century and, with it, new types of work emerged — especially factory work. People toiled long hours in unsafe conditions for little pay.
Several violent worker revolts, especially Chicago’s Haymarket Riot in 1886, brought attention to the problems and injustices workers faced. …