July 26, 2019

Lucia Silecchia, professor, law, published commentary on a bi-weekly column, On Ordinary Times via Catholic Diocese of Spokane about elders of families. 

...When Mary and Joseph were planning to marry, did her parents eagerly anticipate becoming grandparents, as do so many parents-of-the-bride?   When Mary told them of the Annunciation, how much did they understand?  Was their joy about their grandson mixed with fear?   Did they worry, as parents do, when their pregnant daughter traveled to visit her cousin Elizabeth in the “hill country of Judea” or accompany Joseph to Bethlehem while carrying their grandson in her womb?...

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