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Paintings of the Holy Family with a young St. Joseph?

Most paintings seem to portray St. Joseph as an old man and his wife St. Mary as much younger. Abp. Fulton Sheen—arguing in "The World's Happiest Marriage" that "Joseph was probably a young man, ...
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Did Mary and Joseph become rich with the presents given to them by the magi? [duplicate]

Scriptures tell us that the magi gave Mary and Joseph gold, frankincense and myrrh as presents. Although we do not know the amount given to them, it might not have been just a symbolic amount (e.g. ...
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Why was the Holy Family instructed to flee to Egypt?

At Matthew 2:13-14 (NRSVCE)we read about the flight of the Holy Family to Egypt: " Now after they had left, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up, take the child and ...