The Jeweled Cross Saint Joseph and Child statue features a depiction of Saint Joseph holding the Christ Child. Saint Joseph is the husband of the Virgin Mary and was chosen by God to be the foster father to Jesus. He is from the Royal House of David and worked as a carpenter during his life. Saint Joseph learned that Mary had become pregnant during their betrothal and planned to divorce her until an angel informed him that Mary was carrying the son of God. He is the patron saint of carpenters, families, fathers and married couples.