Herod and Joseph
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 29, 2019 .
The point of our Gospel for Holy Family Sunday is to make us see a contrast between Herod, the perfect type of the anti-family man, and Joseph, the selfless protector of Mary and Jesus. Herod’s whole existence was conditioned by and predicated upon what was good for Herod; Joseph’s whole…
An Unkind World Needs Saint Joseph, the Perfect Patron for 2020
by Elizabeth Scalia . December 19, 2019 .
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 22, 2019 .
The Bible turns upside-down the way we think about the God-human relationship. In almost every other religion or philosophy, God or the gods are the powerful forces who have to be supplicated, begged, and prayed to in order for human beings to get what they want. But the Bible presents…