April 18, St. Joseph?
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Anyone have the history behind this? The Divino Afflatu Office shows today as Patrocinii St. Joseph Confessoris Sponsi B.M.V. Confessoris ~ Duplex I. classis. Which I guess would translate to the Patronage of St. Joseph.

Anyone have any information on this feast day because it didn't seem to exist anymore in 1962 (shows today as a Feria)? I'm all for extra St. Joseph days, just never heard of this one.
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It was added in 1870, originally celebrated on the third Sunday after Easter, but moved to the preceding Wednesday in the 1911 reform by Pope Pius X. It was added because of a desire to honour St Joseph, and give him an Octave, since his feast in March always falls during Lent.

It was abolished in 1955 when the Feast of St Joseph the Workman was added.
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