1st World Day for Grandparents & Elderly - 25 July 2021

Updated: Jul 21, 2021

Dear All,

Please be informed that Pope Francis has decided to institute a Church-wide celebration of a World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. Starting this year, it will be held on the fourth Sunday of July, close to the liturgical memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, the grandparents of Jesus.

Please find the attached materials that are relevant to this celebration.

Liturgy notes
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Message of Pope Francis WD Grandparents Elderly
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