IF the two disciples going to Emmaus were inflamed with divine love by the few moments which they spent in company with our Saviour, and by his words, what flames of holy love must we not suppose to have been enkindled in the heart of St Joseph, who for thirty years conversed with Jesus Christ, and listened to his words of eternal life?
From Thoughts from St Alphonsus for Every Day
Compiled by Rev. C. McNeiry, C.SS.R.
Imprimatur: Joseph Hull, C.SS.R., Prov. Angl. Sup.
Nihil Obstat: Innocentlus Apap, O.P., S.T.M., Censor Deptutatus.
Imprimatur: Edm. Can. Surmont, Vicarius Generalis.
Westmonasterii, Die 9a Junii, 1927.
First published 1927