ST. JOSEPH, HUSBAND OF MARY

Today, March 19, is the feastday of St. Joseph, husband of Mary and adoptive father of Jesus.  But what do we know about this gentle man who was entrusted with the care of the Son of God?Not much.  We know a little about him from the Gospel of Matthew and that of Luke. He was just, yet compassionate.  When, during the period of his betrothal to Mary, he discovered her to be pregnant, he did not want her to face humiliation and even stoning; so he determined to quietly divorce her.He was poo … [Read more...]


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