Feast of St. Joseph of Arimathea; Christian Religious Observance; March 17; Disciple of Jesus who provided the tomb for Jesus’ burial. By tradition, he was Jesus’ uncle and took him to Britain on a tin-trading trip. After the Crucifixion, Joseph and others settled at Glastonbury in A.D. 63 or 64, erecting the first church in Britain, which became its most sacred spot. Patron saint of tin workers, working travelers, and funeral directors.
Steven Wood Collins's Blog: The Writing of Steven Wood Collins - Author of "Puramore - The Lute of Pythagoras" - The Patricians: St Anna bint Heli (Daughter of Saint Joseph of Arimathea) (19 B.C. - 91 A.D.) - Prophetess - Author's 60th Great Grandmother - April 21, 2012 09:44