July 26, 2013

Joachim and Anne

July 26, 2013, Sts. Joachim and Anne (Mary's parents)

Readings:  http://usccb.org/bible/readings/072613.cfm

  • Ruler tie pin:  Commandments as "rules," numbers 1-5 (of 10 commandments)
  • Stone tie pin below it:   Stone tablets (of commandments), Rocky ground (from parable of the sower)

  • Tie:  Vegetation from good soil
  • Green shirt:  field of sowing,  Ordinary Time season
  • Piano suspenders:  recent gift from Lucy, not worn because of readings
Note:  The USCCB site normally shows alternate readings when available but doesn't today. Here's what's in the Lectionary for Sts. Joachim and Anne and what was actually read:
Sirach 44:1, 10-15 praise of our godly ancestors
Ps 132:11, 13-14, 17-18 The Lord has chosen Zion for his dwelling.
Mt 13:16-17 Blessed your eyes and ears. Many longed to see and hear what you do.

PS:  We don't know about Mary's parents from Scripture.  Do we know anything from anywhere about Joseph's??

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