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Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne: Model for an Evangelizing Family - Seek First the Kingdom: Catholic Blog by Cardinal Donald Wuerl - Archdiocese of Washington, DC
From as far back as the second century, the names of the Virgin Mary’s parents have been known as Joachim and Anne. Today, the Church commemorates their lives and invites us to consider how marriage and family are “ordained to fulfillment in Christ” (Ephesians 5). The Church can make such a bold statement for two …