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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Joachim, Saint

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(Hebrew: the Lord will judge)

Father of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Tradition holds that Saint Joachim and Saint Anne were the parents of the Blessed Virgin, although nothing is known of them, except that they lived in Galilee, and later in Jerusalem, where their traditional tomb was rediscovered in 1889. Feast, Roman Calendar, August 16,.

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Entry for 'Joachim, Saint'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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