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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not many things were said about Joseph in the bible. There were stained glass windows depicting an aged and dying Joseph with Jesus and Mary by his sides. Mary looked so young and Jesus was depicted with much concern in his face. This is indeed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Site of St. Joseph's shop and where the Holy Family lived. Very well kept and administered by the Franciscan Fathers. Old cave and place of purification by Hebrew Tradition.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

An easy walk from the Church of the Annunciation and worth a stop. The church is pretty with a beautiful statue of Joseph and the child Jesus. Downstairs is a mosaic of the Holy Family along with an ancient baptismal font. Some say this area...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

You will see this if you plan on visiting the Church of the Annunciation, and if you are with a tour guide, they will tell you many things about the history of this place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jermonster
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Looking into the ruins beneath the church itself was the most exciting part. The thought that this could be the site of the holy family's home was very moving.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

For a catholic it is a site not to be missed, large crowds, some waiting but absolutely worth the visit

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

His wife was the human chalice chosen as the handmaiden of the Lord and Joseph the humble husband chosen to guide her. St. Joseph's Church commerates this biblical figures who plays such an important but little mentioned role in the coming of Christ. The church...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Unfortunately they were busy with a ceremonial event in the church in the time of our visit and we could not see everything. However it is a beautiful place.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

The workshop of Joseph is below this church! We didn't get to tour through the workshop but it looks like you can. So try and ask someone. There was a lot going oin here. The main area was also excavated and is the home of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Vincent F
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Of the dozens of grand churches we've visited during our pilgrimage, this tiny, unassuming Church is one of my favorites (the other one is the Church of Saint John the Baptist). After the awe-inspiring, humongous Church of the Annunciation, the Church of Saint Joseph reminded...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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