26 July: Feast Day of Saints Anne and Joachim

26 July: Feast Day of Saints Anne and Joachim. Saints Anne and Joachim are honored by the church as the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the grandparents of Jesus. Not much is known about these special grandparents; what we do know about them comes through...

23 July: Feast of Saint Bridget

23 July: Feast of Saint Bridget. Bridget was born in Sweden of noble and pious parents, and led a holy life. At ten years old, she heard a sermon on the Passion of our Lord. The next night, she saw Jesus on the cross, covered with blood, and speaking to her about his...