“Fathering” the Word of God – Part II

Saturday in the 3rd Week of Advent: Judges 13:2-7, 24-25a, Luke 1:5-25. On the heels of yesterday’s reflection of St. Joseph’s righteousness and exemplary acceptance of God’s plan for him, today’s readings give us the stories of two other scriptural fathers, 1,100 years apart, with stunning parallels. Neither father accepts …