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Jésus Marie Joseph

Who is the Holy Family?

The Holy Family:
a path of greatness, freedom and holiness in the image of the Trinity.

It is grasped by the heart. 
Go down into your heart.
Look... See further.
Be silent... Listen.
What is inside you... Contemplate.
Praise, give thanks.

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit in the heart of my life.

Holy Mary and Saint Joseph.

Joseph, shadow of the Father
Mary, spouse of the Holy Spirit
Jésus, beloved Son of the Father

Some significant events in the life of the Holy Family


Mary and Joseph are engaged to be married.

Matthew 1:18; Luke 1:27

The angel Gabriel announces to Mary that she will have a son: Jesus.

Luke 1:26-38

Joseph assumes legal fatherhood of Jesus.

Matthew 1:19-25

Jesus is born in a stable in Bethleem.

Luke 2:1-7

Joseph takes Mary and Jesus to Egypt to protect Jesus from King Herod.

Matthew 2:13-15

The family settles in Nazareth. Jesus grows up.

Matthew 2:19-23

Jesus finds his place among the teachers in the temple.

Luke 2:41-50

As an adult, Jesus begins his mission by proclaiming the good news of God's kingdom.

Matthew 2, 19-23

Jesus is betrayed, leading to his death by crucifixion in front of Mary, his mother.

Matthew 27:32-38; Luke 23:33;

Mark 15:23-27; John 19:16-30

Jesus is risen.

Matthew 28:18; Luke 24:1-8 ; Mark 16:1-9 ; John 20:1-10

A short story of the Holy Family

Told to children
Sainte Famille
Click on the arrows to turn the pages of the book!
Ste Famille pour enfants
Mother Marie-Léonie Paradis' love for the Holy Family was so great that she drew inspiration from it when she founded her religious community.
Bienheureuse Marie-Léonie
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