[We are pleased to present in the following pages a thorough treatment on the virginity of St. Joseph as understood by the church fathers. What follows is the STL dissertation of Florent Raymond Bilodeau, who has graciously given us permission to reproduce his work here. -Editor]
Pontifical Theological Faculty of St. Mary’s University
THE VIRGINITY OF SAINT JOSEPH
IN THE LATIN FATHERS
AND MEDIEVAL ECCLESIASTICAL WRITERS
Florent Raymond Bilodeau
A Dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of the School of Theology
St. Mary’s University, Baltimore, Maryland.
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of
Licentiate in Sacred Theology
St. Mary’s University
Transcribed from a photocopy of the original
dissertation provided by
THE KNOTT LIBRARY
ST. MARY’S SEMINARY & UNIVERSITY
5400 ROLAND AVENUE
BALTIMORE, MD 21210
Original spelling, punctuation and basic formatting retained from the original typed sheets. This edition is somewhat different due to different type fonts, page size and numbering. The footnote numbers have all been retained as in the original.
Formatting for the web by the Oblates of St. Joseph. Used with permission.
For non-commercial use
With the permission of St. Mary’s Seminary & University, May 2003