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Tuesday July 26

Saints Anne and Joachim Ecclesiasticus 44: 1, 10-15; Psalm 132: 11, 13-14, 17-18; Matthew 13: 16-17 Grandparents Jesus tells his listeners that they are blessed because they see him and know him. How much more blessed were his grandparents who must have known him as a little boy and loved him dearly, though they are […]

“In old age they will still bear fruit”

“In old age they will still bear fruit” (Ps 92:15). These words of the Psalmist we can proclaim on this second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly.  Many people are afraid of old age. The elderly, they think, should be set apart, lest we have to deal with their problems. This is the mindset of […]

World Day of Prayer for Grandparents and the Elderly – 25 July 2021

Catherine Wiley founded the Catholic Grandparents Association (CGA) in the early 2000s. At that time, she and her husband Stewart were living near the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in Norfolk, England. They now live in Ireland, in the Archdiocese of Tuam, near the Irish National Shrine of Our Lady at Knock. GGA’s […]

Can You Bear It?

A tribute to all Grandparents who have become computer literate! The computer swallowed grandma. Yes, honestly it’s true! She pressed ‘control’ and ‘enter’ And disappeared from view. It devoured her completely, The thought just makes me squirm. She must have caught a virus Or been eaten by a worm. I’ve searched through the Recycle Bin […]

Fathers and Grandparents

Fatherly Responsibility Vatican City, 28 January 2015 (VIS) – Pope Francis, returning to the theme of the family, dedicated the catechesis of today’s Wednesday general audience to the figure of the father: “a word dear to us as Christians, more than any other, as it is the name with which Jesus taught us to call […]