THE HIDDEN LIFE

 

INDEX

 

THE HIDDEN LIFE

 

1. Introduction.                                                                                             Page      7         

2. Joachim and Anne Make a Vow to the Lord.                                                           8

3. Anne, Praying in the Temple, Has Her Wish Fulfilled.                                             11

4. With a Canticle, Anne Announces that She Is a Mother.                                         16

5. Birth of the Virgin Mary.                                                                                        20

6. The Purification of Anne and the Offering of Mary.                                                33

7. The Son Has Put His Wisdom on His Mother's Lips.                                             37

8. Mary Is Presented in the Temple.                                                                           42

9. Death of Joachim and Anne.                                                                                  48

10. Mary's Canticle Imploring the Coming of the Christ.                                             51

 

 

11. Mary Will Confide Her Vow to the Spouse God Will Give Her.                            58

12. Joseph Is Appointed Husband of the Virgin.                                                         61

13. Wedding of the Virgin and Joseph.                                                                      66

14. Joseph and Mary arrive in Nazareth.                                                                     73

15. Conclusion to the Pre‑Gospel.                                                                             77

16. The Annunciation.                                                                                               79

17. The Disobedience of Eve and the Obedience of Mary.                                         82

18. The Annunciation of Elizabeth's Pregnancy to Joseph.                                          90

19. Mary and Joseph Set Out for Jerusalem.                                                               94

20. From Jerusalem to Zacharias' House.                                                                   96

 

 

21. Arrival at Zacharias' House.                                                                                 99

22. Mary and Elizabeth Speak of their Children.                                                      103

23. The Birth of the Baptist.                                                                                   109

24. The Circumcision of the Baptist.                                                                      114

25. The Presentation of the Baptist in the Temple .                                                   117

26. Mary of Nazareth Clarifies the Matter with Joseph.                                             123

27. The Census Edict.                                                                                            126

28. The Journey to Bethlehem .                                                                                130

29. The Birth of Our Lord Jesus.                                                                            134

30. The Adoration of the Shepherds.                                                                      140

31. Zacharias' Visit.                                                                                                150

32. Presentation of Jesus in the Temple .                                                                  155

33. Lullaby of the Virgin.                                                                                        160

34. The Adoration of the Wise Men.                                                                       162

35. The Flight into Egypt .                                                                                       173

36. The Holy Family in Egypt .                                                                                181

37. The First Working Lesson Given to Jesus.                                                        188

38. Mary the Teacher of Jesus, Judas and James.                                                    192

39. Preparations for Jesus' Coming of Age and Departure from Nazareth .                198

40. Jesus Examined in the Temple When He Is of Age.                                            202

41. The Dispute of Jesus with the Doctors in the Temple .                                        206

42. The Death of Saint Joseph .                                                                               216

43. Conclusion of the Private Life.                                                                          222