In today’s reading of the First Sunday of Advent, can we imagine how God was pleased with St. Joseph’s patience in awaiting the Redeemer and cooperating with God in his soul’s journey to await the Lord’s birth?
Reading 2, First Corinthians 1:3-9
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I am continually thanking God about you, for the grace of God which you have been given in Christ Jesus; in him you have been richly endowed in every kind of utterance and knowledge; so firmly has witness to Christ taken root in you. And so you are not lacking in any gift as you wait for our Lord Jesus Christ to be revealed; he will continue to give you strength till the very end, so that you will be irreproachable on the Day of our Lord Jesus Christ. You can rely on God, who has called you to be partners with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
O Lord, may I too be strengthened to the very end to be called a partner with Your Son, Our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen