Men at Work

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on St. Joseph the Worker, celebrated on May 1.

“The life of Joseph is a reminder that our sharing in the work of creation is not reducible to the execution of certain delegated tasks; we are not merely servants carrying out blind orders from our master. We share in his work; and he shares in ours. Our work becomes his, and (in a very real sense) he takes up our work as his own.”

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