The Solemnity of St Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church 2017

Posted May 3, 2017 11:45 pm by Gregory DiPippo

The Solemnity of St Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church 2017

There is no doubt but that this Joseph, to whom the Mother of the Savior was betrothed, was a good and faithful man; a faithful servant, I say, and prudent, whom the Lord made the solace of His Mother, his foster-father according to the flesh, and indeed, the single most trusted helper of His great counsel upon the earth.The Holy Family, by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-82), ca. 1650To this we add that he was said to be of the house of David. For truly did this man Joseph descend from the house of David and the royal lineage, noble in

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