Jesse Tree – Day 23: Joseph

Yesterday, we talked about Mary for our Jesse Tree reading. So, isn’t it a good idea to continue the story with Joseph? 🙂

Here is the ornament!

It’s Joseph! The crochet pattern, if you want to make one of your own, is right here.

And now, let’s look at Joseph’s part in accepting Christ… with plenty of pictures, of course!

Joseph

The Anxiety of St. Joseph, by James Tissot, c. 1886-94. Brooklyn Museum, New York, New York, United States. Via IllustratedPrayer.com
The Anxiety of St. Joseph, by James Tissot, c. 1886-94. Brooklyn Museum, New York, New York, United States.
Saint Joseph's Dream, by Vicente López Portaña, c. 1791-92. Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain.
Saint Joseph’s Dream, by Vicente López Portaña, c. 1791-92. Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain.
The Dream of St. Joseph, by Anton Raphael Mengs, c. 1773-74. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria. Via IllustratedPrayer.com
The Dream of St. Joseph, by Anton Raphael Mengs, c. 1773-74. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria.
The Marriage of the Virgin, by Raphael, c. 1504. Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, Italy.
The Marriage of the Virgin, by Raphael, c. 1504. Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, Italy.
The Nativity, by  Jacopo Tintoretto, c. 1550-70. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
The Nativity, by Jacopo Tintoretto, c. 1550-70. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Finally! A picture of the Nativity! We are so close to Christmas!!! 🙂

Karina Tabone

Karina Tabone is a wife, mother of four, author, blogger, and lover of Christian artwork. She's the author of the Illustrated Rosary series, which pairs every prayer of the Rosary with beautiful religious artwork. She likes also milkshakes, sunshine, and mystery novels. Follow her on Twitter at @illustr_prayer.

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