Saint Joseph with Baby Jesus 16" Catholic Statue By Vittoria Collection Made in Italy. St. Joseph is the guardian and protector of the Holy Family. St. Joseph is a powerful saint, having been called a righteous man in the Bible and being given the incredible task of caring for the Incarnated Second Person of the Trinity, Jesus Christ, and protecting the chosen vessel of the Incarnation, the Blessed Virgin Mary. St. Joseph is the patron of many causes, most notably of carpenters, craftsmen, expectant mothers, families, fathers, laborers and workers, unborn children, a happy and holy death, and the Catholic Church. This St. Joseph statue was handcrafted and imported from Italy, and is a wonderful way to encourage devotion to him. This beautiful statue is made out of a composite of powdered marble, stone, and alabaster. Item is then hand finished with special tools to refinish the details of this fantastic statue.