Of all the saints in heaven, why should we love St. Joseph? We may have varied reasons to do so. St. Joseph reflects the very goodness of God, as St. Joseph showed his goodness in his love for the Mother of Jesus and toward Jesus himself. He was called to be the spouse of the blessed virgin Mary and the foster father of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He was generous in his love and answered his call without question. St. Joseph was willing to do God’s will and whatever was asked of him in the plan of salvation. Whatever he did he did for the love of God, of Mary and of Jesus, the Son of God. It is in this that we love St. Joseph for all that he did for the love of Jesus and Mary whose first and final thoughts were for them.
This is why we admire and love you, O St. Joseph. St. Joseph, pray for us that we too may have such devotion to Jesus and Mary. Amen.