Statue of St. Joseph the Worker
unveiled at Basilica

A statue of St. Joseph the Worker stands on the grounds of the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral. Father Terry Bradshaw, pastor, unveiled and blessed the statue which shows St. Joseph hewing a log. (Photo Courtesy of the Archdiocese of Louisville Archives by Tim Tomes)

Father Terry Bradshaw, pastor of the Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, unveiled and blessed a statue depicting St. Joseph the Worker on the church’s grounds following 11 a.m. Mass May 1, the feast of St. Joseph the Worker.

The statue, made of silicon bronze, stands about 6 feet tall and shows St. Joseph in a carpenter’s apron hewing a log.

The statue, donated by The Albert and Leona Haydon Family Foundation, stands at the main entrance of the parish’s grounds.

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