St joachim and ann

SaintoftheDay St. Anne and St. Joachim (1st c. B.C.) are the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the maternal grandparents of Jesus. Their names have been preserved in Church tradition since the second century, although little is known of their lives. It is believed that St. Joachim and St. Ann, although wealthy, lived a devout and simple life of voluntary poverty, chastity, and generosity to the poor. According to legend, after long years of suffering from infertility and praying for a…

SaintoftheDay St. Anne and St. Joachim (1st c. B.C.) are the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the maternal grandparents of Jesus. Their names have been preserved in Church tradition since the second century, although little is known of their lives. It is believed that St. Joachim and St. Ann, although wealthy, lived a devout and simple life of voluntary poverty, chastity, and generosity to the poor. According to legend, after long years of suffering from infertility and praying for a…

St Joachim and St Ann

St Joachim and St Ann

As we learn in John Paul II’s Theology of the Body, authentic spousal love draws its deepest essence from the very mystery of creation and redemption.

As we learn in John Paul II’s Theology of the Body, authentic spousal love draws its deepest essence from the very mystery of creation and redemption.

Today is the Feast of St. Joachim and St. Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Today is the Feast of St. Joachim and St. Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Catholic Patron Saints of Fertility, Infertility, Trying to Conceive, Getting Pregnant, and Pregnancy. St. Rita, St. Anne, St. Joachim, St. Gianna, St. Eulalia, St. Catherine, St. Brigid, St. Collette, St. Joseph, St. Anthony, St. Jude, St. Gerard, St. Raymond, St. Philomena.

Catholic Patron Saints of Fertility, Infertility, Miscarriage, and Trying to Conceive

Catholic Patron Saints of Fertility, Infertility, Trying to Conceive, Getting Pregnant, and Pregnancy. St. Rita, St. Anne, St. Joachim, St. Gianna, St. Eulalia, St. Catherine, St. Brigid, St. Collette, St. Joseph, St. Anthony, St. Jude, St. Gerard, St. Raymond, St. Philomena.

Today we celebrate the Memorial of Sts. Joachim and Anne, parents of Mary #feastday #StsJoachimAndAnne‬ #mycatholictshirt  It was in the home of Joachim and Ann where the Virgin Mary received her training to be the Mother of God. Thus, devotion to Ann and Joachim is an extension of the affection Christians have always professed toward our Blessed Mother. We, too, owe a debt of gratitude to our parents for their help in our Christian formation.

Today we celebrate the Memorial of Sts. Joachim and Anne, parents of Mary #feastday #StsJoachimAndAnne‬ #mycatholictshirt It was in the home of Joachim and Ann where the Virgin Mary received her training to be the Mother of God. Thus, devotion to Ann and Joachim is an extension of the affection Christians have always professed toward our Blessed Mother. We, too, owe a debt of gratitude to our parents for their help in our Christian formation.

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