26th July: Saints Anne and Joachim – The Feast of Grandparents

St. Anne and St. Joachim, Detail of Stained Glass window in St. Joseph’s Church, Central City, Kentucky. CC by4.0. Photograph Nheyob When it doesn’t fall on a Sunday, July 26th  is celebrated as the feast of Sts. Anne and Joachim, the parents of Our Lady and, of course, the maternal grandparents of Our Lord.  In […]

July – The Month of The Most Precious Blood

Following on from May being dedicated in the Roman Catholic Church to Our Lady and June being the month of the Most Sacred Heart, July is observed as the month of the Most Precious Blood.   From the Middle Ages onwards it became traditional to link months to specific devotions or aspects of our faith.  The […]

Sunday Reflection – July 5th, 2020

Jesus appears at the Sea of Galilee John 21:6-9 by Peter Koenig So often in the gospels we read of Jesus having a meal with his disciples. John’s gospel records the meal Jesus eats on the lake shore. John also records another meal of bread and fish that took place on the same lake shore, […]