Apparently Saint Joseph (San Jose in Spanish and San Giuseppe in Italian) is the Patron Saint of real estate matters and home sales (among other things). The superstition involves burying (planting) a statue of Saint Joseph upside down in the yard while your house is for sale.
Prayer of Gratitude Father, blessed be Your name! Thank You for blessing me with the home I will soon have . Thank You, Lord, for being with me all throughout this stressful process as I purchase this new home . I am so grateful for the prosperity You have given to me.
In Catholicism, St. Joseph , a carpenter, is honored as the husband of Mary and foster father of Jesus . Representing a humble family man, he is the patron saint of home, family and house-hunting, according to the Rev.
Sources Say You Should: Bury him near your For Sale sign. Bury him 12 inches deep. Bury him close to the road, facing it, as a sign that you’re leaving the house soon. Place him upside-down so that he will be motivated to free himself by getting your house sold .
Tradition says the statue should be buried upside down and facing toward the direction of the desired moved. Joseph statue upside down is symbolic for the St . Joseph needing to work extra hard to get back to right side up and into a place of honor, thus helping to bring forth a buyer to purchase the home.
Saint Joseph is the patron saint of the “worker” and “protector”. Catholics worldwide pray to St Joseph when they are in financial need or they need assistance with a pressing need such as selling their homes .
May we be blessed with good health, happiness, success, and abundance. May this home be a sacred dwelling for us and our children. May those who visit us feel peace and love. We decree that this home is now shielded from harm, illness, or misfortune.
Before anointing the final door command that every evil spirit leave your home in the Name of Jesus through that final door. Now anoint that door.
Dear God, I pray for all those in this house that as they come and go you will keep them safe, but also help them to exemplify you , Lord. I pray that we would feel your presence with us even as we leave the home.
Anthony was canonised as a saint on 30 May 1232, less than a year after his death. He is considered a patron saint of lost or stolen items.
According to tradition, burying a statue of St. Joseph, known in modern times as the patron saint of real estate, will help your home sell fast.
The good news is that God listens, and there are actions we can take to help our specific real estate needs. Do pray for your house , whether it sells or not. Pray that every person who enters through your doors will sense God and will want to know him more.
St . Joseph can be buried in the front yard, upside down (head down again), facing away from the house or in the back yard, right side up, facing the house. Either way – you’ve got your bases covered!