ST. JOSEPH, SPOUSE OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
Matthew 1:16, 18-21
St. Joseph never once asked, “What’s in this for me?” Joseph is noted for his immediate “yes-response” to the task at hand. He lovingly takes Mary into his home at the call of the angel and he provides a loving home no matter what the consequences are for him. Instead of being manipulative he complies with and accepts the Lord’s challenge in his life.