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26 July: Sts. Joachim and Anna, parents of Mary, Mother of God, grandparents of the Lord

Today is – in the reformed, post-Conciliar calendar – the feast of both Sts. Joachim and Anna, the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary, grandparents of the Savior. In the traditional calendar it is the feast of St. Anna.
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26 July – Feast of Grandparents

On the last page of today’s L’Osservatore Romano, at the very bottom corner of the page, there is a note about “Celebrations in the Vatican” which caught my eye.  At the parish church of the Vatican, St. Ann, on the … Continue reading

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