Life on the Chrism Trail

Homily for the Solemnity of Saint Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Diocesan Day of Stewardship

March 19, 2022
St. Michael Catholic Church
Bedford, Texas

2 Samuel 7:4-5a, 12-14a,16
Psalm 89:2-3, 4-5, 27, 29
Romans 4:13, 16-18, 22
Matthew 1:16, 18-21, 24a

In Sacred Scripture, we see several instances where God chooses to reveal Himself and His plan for salvation through the dreams of human beings as visions of light amidst the cloudy darkness of the night: Joseph and his coat of many colors, the call of Samuel, the prophet Daniel, and in our Gospel today, Saint Joseph the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the foster father of Jesus.

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