Saint Joseph, I am going to place you in a difficult position with your head in darkness and you will suffer as our Lord suffered, until this house is sold. Then, Saint Joseph, I swear before the cross and God Almighty, that I will redeem you and you will receive my gratitude and a place of honor in my home. Amen.
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 .
St. Joseph has become know as the Patron Saint of Home Sales. People across the country, if not the world, often bury a small St. Joseph statue in the yard, and a successful closing won’t be long in the offing.
It was not long before they got the land they needed to continue their work . There is also the old German ritual of carpenters burying a statue of their patron St . Joseph statue can help in a real estate deal. There is really no record in folklore about statue burial as a widespread practice.
In most areas, the best time of year to sell a home is during the first two weeks of May . You can expect to sell 18.5 days faster than any other month and for 5.9 percent more money. In other places, early April or June is better for home sales than May . There are pros and cons to spring home selling.
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!
“O Saint Joseph , I never weary contemplating you and Jesus asleep in your arms; I dare not approach while He reposes near your heart. Press Him in my name and kiss his fine head for me and ask him to return the Kiss when I draw my dying breath.” ” Saint Joseph , Patron of departed souls – pray for me.
Prayer for God’s Presence Dear Lord, I pray that the house that I buy is built by You. I pray that Your hand is upon my future home , because unless You build the house , the builders will have labored in vain. The success of buying a home depends on the presence and blessing of You.
In addition to being the patron saint of travelers, Saint Christopher is believed to protect people from epilepsy, lightning, storms, pestilence, and floods.
Pope Pius IX proclaimed Saint Joseph the patron of the Universal Church in 1870. Having died in the “arms of Jesus and Mary” according to Catholic tradition, he is considered the model of the pious believer who receives grace at the moment of death, in other words, the patron of a happy death.
How to bless your home. Set the tone by playing calming music, and ask everyone to stand in a circle. Welcome and thank your friends and family for being a part of this special occasion. Light a pink candle (pink brings the energy of love and kindness) and pass it to each new person, who then shares a blessing .