July 26, 2017

Today is the Memorial of St. An and Joachim. The ProtoEvangelium of James tells us Mary’s parents names. Thus, they are the grandparents of Jesus. We know they must have been good people by how their daughter lived her life. So, today, we ask God’s blessing on all grandparents. Follow the example of Ann and Joachim.

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2 thoughts on “July 26, 2017

  1. ” Eternal rest grant unto Pasquale and Rosa DiLullo and Cosmo and Maria Chiodi!”

    (and yes I was named after both of my grandmothers -Mammella in Italian!) 😇

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  2. Today, so many of us grandparents see children and grandchildren leave the practice of the faith that they were brought up in. We need the intercession of Joachim and Ann for their return to the one true faith.
    St. Joachim and St. Ann pray for us.

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