Saint Joseph of Arimathea is the patron of pallbearers, funeral directors, and undertakers. He is known for having provided the tomb for Christ. Legend has it that Saint Joseph of Arimathea brought the Holy Grail and the Faith to England. Furthermore, some say that when he planted his staff in the ground it actually took root and turned into a thorn tree which blooms every Christmas Day. St. Joseph Of Arimathea's feast day is March 17th.