Fr. Josh Johnson looks at how Mary showed her love and her respect for St. Joseph. Instead of ever telling Joseph how to do his job as a husband and a father, she gave St. Joseph the time and the space to discern. She was imitating God the Father, who gives us the time and the space to discern. We need to use that time and that space well. Let’s let go of fear. Let’s give up control. God’s grace is sufficient. It was sufficient for Mary.
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Meet Fr. Josh Johnson
While Fr. Josh was raised Catholic, he didn’t like the Church growing up. Then, one day in adoration, he fell in love with Jesus and received the call to become a priest.
Now, Fr. Josh is the pastor for Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Louisiana, and he is a presenter in three of Ascension’s programs: Altaration, YOU: Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body, and The 99 as well as the author of Broken and Blessed: An Invitation to My Generation.
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