This is an inspiring and impressive statue of Saint Joseph holding Baby Jesus in his arms. Their faces are comely with fine details. The colors are soft, mellow, and beautiful.
Who Was St. Joseph?
You probably know at least a bit about St. Joseph, the humble carpenter and foster father to Jesus.
You probably know how an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit; she will bear a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins" (Mt 1:18-22).
But how did St. Joseph, patron of the universal Church, come to be the spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary?
Our story begins with a walking stick and a lily.
Father Dan Cambra explains in the latest installment of his series on the saints: