By Lara Pickford-Gordon
The Solemnity of St Joseph, St Joseph’s Day is celebrated in Colombia Día de San José, on the Monday closest to March 19. It is a regional holiday in parts of Spain and Switzerland. St Joseph is the patron saint of Canada and Poland, his day is Dzien Swietego Jozefa.
The Feast of St Joseph (La Festa Di San Giuseppe) is celebrated in Italy, and persons named Joseph or Josephine enjoy their onomastico—name day, with family and friends and partake of cake or pastries (orderisda.org).