In Western Christianity, Saint Joseph's Day is the day of Saint Joseph's main holiday, the spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the legal father of Jesus Christ. It is celebrated on March 19th. It is a celebration or a commemoration in the provinces of the Anglican Communion and a feast or a festival in the Lutheran Church. As for the Catholic Church, it is considered as a solemnity. Saint Joseph's Day is Patron Saint's Day for Canada, as well as for Poland. Many people are named Joseph, Josephine, etc. and likewise for many schools, religious institutes, and parishes, and for carpenters. This day also represents Father's Day in some of the Catholic countries mainly Italy, Portugal, and Spain. It is an obligatory holiday of obligation for Catholics unless the particular Episcopal Conference waives the obligation.