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St. Joachim, husband, father of the Blessed Virgin, grandfather of the Lord

Today in the traditional Roman calendar is the Feast of St. Joachim, father of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Joachim in Hebrew means “he whom YHWH has set up”.
His feast was not in the 1570 Missale Romanum. It was added in 1584 … Continue reading

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16 August: St. Joachim (1962MR)

Today in the traditional Roman calendar is the Feast of St. Joachim, father of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
St. Joachim’s name in Hebrew (יְהוֹיָקִים) means "he whom YHWH has set up".
His feast was not in the 1570 Missale Romanum. It was … Continue reading

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