Joseph’s Dreams. Joseph’s Duties. Joseph’s Death. We believe that the Angel Gabriel appears to the Virgin Mary at the time of the Annunciation providing us with the words of the ‘Hail Mary’ and the Virgin Mary’s response (that is excluded from the Hail Mary we Roman Catholics recite when saying the rosary.) We also believe that angels do not appear to Joseph. … Continue Reading »
Ronnie O’Sullivan King For One Thousand Centuries Long Live the King !
Joseph’s Obedience We know the narrative. After the departure of the three Magi who visit the stable in Bethlehem with Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh, Joseph takes Mary and the new born infant and flee from Israel across a desert to Egypt. But how do we read the unreadable subtext? How is an event that occurred two thousand years ago juxtaposed … Continue Reading »
Joseph’s Flight into Egypt Immigration conjures up several concepts to people across Europe and the United Kingdom. Fear, anger, hostility and resentment towards migrant workers and immigrants. To politicians it might suggest loss of a seat in parliament if they do not control immigration. To Roman Catholics in the United Kingdom and in other Roman Catholic countries in … Continue Reading »