What does it mean to consecrate yourself to St. Joseph?
Well, it basically means that you acknowledge that he is your spiritual father, and you want to be like him. To show it, you entrust yourself entirely into his paternal care so that he can help you acquire his virtues and become holy.
Total consecration to St. Joseph means you make a formal act of filial entrustment to your spiritual father so that he can take care of your spiritual well-being and lead you to God.
The person who consecrates himself to St. Joseph wants to be as close to their spiritual father as possible, to the point of resembling him in virtue and holiness.
Saint Joseph, in turn, will give those consecrated to him his undivided attention, protection, and guidance.– Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC
In this Year of St Joseph join in to know and love this great Saint
Deacons Don and Ken will be leading a 33-day program, beginning May 1, 2021.
Sign Up Online or contact the parish office to join, and pick up your copy of Fr. Don Calloway’s book “Consecration to St. Joseph”.
Every day, enjoy a brief daily reading in Fr. Don’s book.
Each Wednesday evening at 7 PM
Deacons Don and Ken will facilitate a 45 minute Zoom discussion
on the readings of the previous week.
The online discussion will be a group participation.
The purpose is to facilitate attention to detail, learning from the journey of others, and a chance to mentor others.
The program runs for 33 days,
following the readings in the book.
When does it start?
We will begin readings on May 1, 2021.
The first Zoom meeting will be Wednesday, May 5.
It’s OK to enroll late! You can catch up!
Consecration on The Feast of Our Lady Of Perpetual Help.
The 33 readings will end on June 2.
Participants will profess a personal Consecration to St. Joseph
after the masses on the Feast of Our Lady Of Perpetual Help, June 26-27.
How do I join?
Registration is required.
Sign up via the parish website signup system,
or contact the office.
The parish purchased the books on Amazon for $18.78 apiece.
If you are able, a donation would be appreciated.
Or, you can order your own copy from Amazon.
Deacon Ken will contact attendees with further detail, including the Zoom link.
Or you can phone him; his number is in the contact page.
How many can join?
We are “playing it by ear” to gauge the response we get.
If you have ever participated in a Zoom meeting,
you know there is practical limit to the number of people who can reasonably participate in an online discussion.
We have initially purchased 10 copies of the book.
That’s a good target for a productive Zoom meeting,
but we can order more books (2-day delivery!)
and adjust the group size as necessary.
If the group becomes too large,
we will schedule another group, perhaps at a later date.
This program can be run at any time during the year.
Questions? Interested, possibly later this year? Contact the parish office!
Catholic Parish of the Holy Name