Catholic Culture Liturgical Living
Catholic Culture Liturgical Living

Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet—St. Joseph: Guard What Has Been Entrusted to You

By James T. Majewski ( bio - articles - email ) | Nov 30, 2021 | In Catholic Culture Audiobooks (Podcast)

Listen to this podcast on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Feed | YouTube Channel

This is a listener-supported podcast! Thanks for your help!

This is the second sermon of seventeenth-century French theologian and bishop, Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, to be featured on this podcast. Like the first, it takes St. Joseph for its subject.

Bossuet’s love for the hidden life is at the center of his devotion to St. Joseph, and is the virtue of Joseph which he most focuses upon in this sermon. His reflections here are remarkably appropriate for Advent, meditating as he does on both Joseph’s hidden life, as well as the hidden circumstances of Christ’s birth and life—and looking ahead to Christ’s Second Coming, when St. Joseph’s hidden greatness will truly be known.

Meditations for Advent, Sophia Institute Press: https://www.sophiainstitute.com/products/item/meditations-for-advent

Donate at: http://www.catholicculture.org/donate/audio

Theme music: 2 Part Invention, composed by Mark Christopher Brandt, performed by Thomas Mirus. ©️2019 Heart of the Lion Publishing Co./BMI. All rights reserved.

James T. Majewski is Director of Customer Relations for CatholicCulture.org, the “voice” of Catholic Culture Audiobooks, and co-host of Criteria: The Catholic Film Podcast. Based in New York City, he holds both a BA in Philosophy and an MFA in Acting. See full bio.

Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.