We Walk With Saint Joseph Through Lent: Artistic Meditations, by Elizabeth Lev

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Ancient Novena/Prayer to Saint Joseph (seldom known to fail)
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By Elizabeth Lev, Catholic Exchange, March 18, 2022

Elizabeth Lev is an art historian, bestselling author, international speaker and certified sommelier. …

Joseph’s feast day is keenly felt in Italy, where his is the second most popular name, whether Giuseppe, Beppe, Pippo and more. On March 19 the Vatican closes, and pastry shop windows are piled high with mountains of bigne di San Giuseppe, deep fried cream puffs dusted with powdered sugar. But nowhere do Italians feel his ubiquitous presence as patron of the Universal Church — watching over families, workers, or the moribund — than in art, where Joseph’s many guises have long prepared the faithful for his polyvalent intercession. …