Because they are directly related to the Holy Family, the grandparents of Jesus should regularly receive our devotion.
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Pope Francis in Canada Reflects on Grandparents: ‘Not a Matter of Preserving Ashes, But of Rekindling the Fire’
Marking the feast day of Sts. Anne and Joachim, grandparents of Jesus, in Canada, Pope Francis said: 'In addition to being children of a history that needs to be preserved, we are authors of a history yet to be written....'
Grandmothers are traditionally revered in Canada’s Indigenous culture, and St. Anne’s grandmotherly intercession is playing a significant role in this papal pilgrimage’s search for healing the Church and First Nations.
Every year on the feast of the Virgin Mary’s mother, thousands of faithful flock toward the shrine of Saint-Anne d’Auray, the third major shrine in France, after Lourdes and Lisieux.
Catholics observe the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Nov. 21.
A Visit to the Shrine of St. Anne for All Mothers
Travel feature for July 26 feast day.