THE VIRTUES AND PATRONAGE OF ST. JOSEPH
St. Theresa of Avila's "Guarantee"
"To other Saints Our Lord seems to have given power to succor us in some special necessity-----but to this glorious Saint, I know by experience, He has given the power to help us in all. Our Lord would have us understand that as He was subject to St. Joseph on earth-----for St. Joseph bearing the title of father and being His guardian, could command Him-----so now in Heaven Our Lord grants us all his petitions. I have asked others to to recommend themselves to St. Joseph, and they, too, know the same thing by experience ... "
Words of St. Thomas Aquinas About the Patronage of St. Joseph
"Some Saints are
privileged to extend to us their patronage with particular
efficacy in certain needs, but not in others; but our holy patron St.
has the power to assist us in all cases, in every necessity, in every