His role in this day and age has been diminished and ridiculed, scorned and despised, mocked and derided.
Ask St. Joseph.
It is considered obsolete, unneeded, insignificant.
Ask God if that is untrue.
It may be "the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world," but it is this presence which provides more stablility and assurance than is realized.
Ask any child.
The world may beat down what it means, but it will never find a suitable replacement.
Ask Jesus. I don't think He could have gotten along without His two Fathers.
Neither can we.
If you haven't already, whether living or dead, thank him for his providence in your life.
Appreciation is enough of a reward.
Happy Father's Day!