LENT 2014: Reflection for the Solemnity of St. Joseph, March 19

2¬†Samuel 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16 | Romans 4:13, 16-18, 22 | Matthew 1:16, 18-21, 24a Scripture tells us that Joseph, husband of Mary and earthly father of Jesus, was an "upright man." He was a responsible man. To him was entrusted the care of Mary and Jesus in their sojourn in Bethlehem, their flight into Egypt, … Continue reading LENT 2014: Reflection for the Solemnity of St. Joseph, March 19

LENT 2011: Reflection for the First Saturday of Lent – Saint Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary, solemnity

by Angie O'Gorman Saturday, March 19, 2011 2 Samuel 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16 | Romans 4:13, 16-18, 22 | Matthew 1:16, 18-21, 24a or Luke 2:41-51a Looking at the gospel of Matthew (from which Luke derived his references to Joseph), we may do better to ask what Joseph symbolizes, rather than who Joseph was. He may … Continue reading LENT 2011: Reflection for the First Saturday of Lent – Saint Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary, solemnity