In His Footsteps: Joseph was foster father to Jesus.
We celebrate two feast days for Joseph: March 19 for Joseph the Husband of Mary and May 1 for Joseph the Worker.
Born two years before the American Revolution, Elizabeth grew up in the upper class of New York society.
She was a prolific reader, and read everything from the Bible ...
He waited in Egypt without question until the angel told him it was safe to go back (Matthew -23). His one concern was for the safety of this child entrusted to him.
Not only did he leave his home to protect Jesus, but upon his return settled in the obscure town of Nazareth out of fear for his life.