St Joseph’s virginity in the Fathers of the Church

As the solemnity of St Joseph is practically around the corner it would be beneficial for all of us to appreciate a powerful virtue in his most holy life, that of virginity. The Fathers of the Church, even if the information they give us is somewhat sparse however when one collects it one can clearly see a bold affirmation of this essential virtue in the life of the Custodian of the Redeemer.