The Righteous

Dec 19, 2013, 12:37 AM, Brightwaters, NY, United States

Brief Audio Reflection for Advent 4: Year A (Matthew 1:18-25).

For someone who never says a recorded word, he made a powerful statement. Joseph, the betrothed of Mary… Joseph, the protector of Jesus… Joseph, the bread-winner of the Holy Family comes to us in scripture as Joseph the silent. But while he never says a single word, there is a single word said of him that speaks volumes. Matthew’s gospel tells us Joseph is “righteous.”

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