Friday blog find: Invitation To Silence

As we enter the solitude imposed by the coronavirus crisis, let this be a time of the desert. In the desert, Israel grew closer to God. This blogger gives good insights into the experience and the silence of St. Joseph.

Reborn Into Beauty

Today, March 19th, the feast day of St. Joseph, Fr. John, a priest from the Oblates of the Virgin Mary in Boston mentioned in his homily that St. Joseph is a man of silence. The poor man doesn’t even get a line in Scripture. We only get to see him silently doing what he is told to do.

When Joseph woke from sleep, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded him; he took his wife…

Matthew 1:24

Last week, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic situation, along with other undergraduate students on campus, I was told to pack up my belongings, leave the place that has become home, and not to return. For us seniors set to graduate, the news came so quickly and abruptly that we simply were not ready to say a proper goodbye to our beloved friends and faculty. Commencement is now up in the…

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