What is most vivid for me about Joseph is how he is moved by Jesus’ death.
Why not give more?
I grew up in New Orleans, a city with a strong Roman Catholic presence. A lot of the kids I knew attended Catholic schools. Statues of the Virgin Mary adorned every third front yard. Fridays in Lent meant that someone was always holding a fish fry.
‘They forgot to bring Joseph!’ I frantically whispered to one of the ushers last Christmas Eve
This scene feels like my life in the times when I have more things to do than there is time to do them.
Once I buried a statue of St. Joseph upside-down, I started noticing how his steady faith carried him and his family through topsy-turvy situations.
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