Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Espousals of Joseph and Mary

*Fifteen Traditions about Joseph and Mary This list draws on traditions that are mostly forgotten today. They were however well known during the time of the Early Church Fathers. They can be considered small “t” tradition for those of the … Continue reading

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We Were Visited By Kings

I heard them coming before I saw them, the bells on their animals ringing clear in the evening air. At first, I stood at the opening of the cave, my staff in hand, in front of Mary until I heard … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Diaries of Joseph and Mary – The Circumcision

The Circumcision             I made a quick small cut done by the sharpest of blades.  I took special care to hone the knife testing its edge to ensure the cleanest of cuts. He cried aloud despite my efforts.  The blood … Continue reading

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