Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Walking the Camino - Invite St. Joseph to Walk with You
Patron Saint of Everything!
We know very little about this man who was the earthly father to Jesus of Nazareth and the husband to Mary, the Mother of God. However, the few things we do know about Joseph, the Patron of the Universal Church, are important.
Joseph was of the house of David, from which it had been prophesied, that the Messiah would come.
Matthew 1:19 says that Joseph was “a righteous man.” Would God have picked any one other than a righteous man to raise His Son on earth? No, so God the Father chose Joseph to be the father of His Son and the wife of the Mother of God.
When Joseph found out that Mary was with child, Joseph knowing the child was not his, planned to divorce Mary, but out of the kindness of heart would not expose her to public disgrace. Then, he had a dream…
Read More at: His Unending Love
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