Dec 22, 2011

Advent 2011, Day 26


Joseph
Matthew 1: 19-25



Little is said about Joseph.  After the birth of Jesus and in the early, he is rarely mentioned.  Through biblical stories, we know Joseph to be a godly man, law-abiding, courageous and most of all – loving and unselfish.  He could have had Mary stoned but he chose to obey God and accepted Jesus as his own. 

Prayer:
St. Joseph, patron of the universal Church, watch over the Church as carefully as you watched over Jesus, help protect it and guide it as you did with your adopted son. Amen

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