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.”