Pope Francis proclaimed 2021 the Year of St. Joseph. A daily prayer to St Joseph: "Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. To you God entrusted his only Son; in you Mary placed her trust; with you Christ became man. Blessed Joseph, to us too, show yourself a father and guide us in the path of life. Obtain for us grace, mercy, and courage, and defend us from every evil. Amen."More Info
Fr. Edward J. Smith was ordained on May 3rd, 1975 and is celebrating 46 years of priesthood this year. He grew up in Toronto, attended Neil McNeil High School and St. Augustine's Seminary. He served at St. Ambrose Church for many years before becoming the Pastor at St. Paul's Basilica in 2015.