God took those pottery shards and put together, in the end, a beautiful mosaic, our Gospel tells us, of Joseph, Mary and Jesus.
December 17 of the 3rd Week in Advent 2020
Today’s Gospel makes no sense unless we know something about the history of God’s relationship with the chosen people, Israel. Genealogies in Scripture always mean more than we modern Americans understand. They always point in some way to the Lord, and