Oil Dedicated to St Joseph (Patron for House Hunters)
St Joseph Patron Hunters (Hebrew: יוסף, romanized: Yosef; Greek: Ἰωσήφ, romanized: Ioséph) a 1st-century Jewish man of Nazareth who, according to the canonical Gospels, married to Mary, the mother of Jesus, and was the legal father of Jesus. The Gospels also name some brothers of Jesus : (1) the sons of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and Joseph; (2) sons of Mary, the wife of Clopas and sister of Mary the mother of Jesus; or (3) sons of Joseph by a former marriage.
Joseph venerated as Saint Joseph in the Catholic Church, Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodox Church and Anglicanism. His feast day observed by some Lutherans. In Catholic traditions, Joseph regarded as the patron saint of workers and associated with various feast days. The month of March dedicated to Saint Joseph. Pope Pius IX declared him to be both the patron and the protector of the Catholic Church. In addition to his patronages of the sick and of a happy death, due to the belief that he died in the presence of Jesus and Mary. Joseph become patron of various dioceses and places. Being a patron saint of the virgins, too, he venerated as “most chaste”. A specific veneration tributed to the most chaste and pure heart of Saint Joseph.
Several venerated images of Saint Joseph granted a decree of canonical coronation by a pontiff. Religious iconography often depicts him with lilies or spikenard. With the present-day growth of Mariology, the theological field of Josephology also grown and since the 1950s centers for studying it have been formed.