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Joseph is usually depicted as an older man, toiling away at his workbench as a carpenter, or he is shown holding the Christ Child, along with a lily, representing the trinity. We have both of these images on our hand-painted saint medals, pictured above. Joseph is obviously a patron of palliative care, a relatively recent development in medicine. The fresh idea surrounding palliative care is that all of those who die, and that would be all of us, should finish their final life moments without pain and with humble dignity. Dying can be a very easy death if we allow it to be so. 

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