After the revelation to Joseph, he understood that Mary’s pregnancy was a statement of God’s faithfulness and commitment to us. God commits himself to be our God; He commits himself to choose us as His people. For this reason, Joseph was told to name the baby, “Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.”
This is God’s assurance to us now that he is present and he lives in the midst of our lives, in the midst of our pain, of our failures, of our disappointments, hurts and fears and even in the midst of an overwhelming situation as we are experiencing it today amidst the Covid-19 that brought panic and fears in our global community. Jesus is in our midst in order to bring us His mercy, his love and his friendship, and the assurance of his presence and of his healing power. Hinaut pa.
St. Joseph, the Husband of Mary, pray for us.
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