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Old Dec 1, '13, 5:35 pm
CyrilSebastian CyrilSebastian is offline
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Default The names of Jesus's Grandparents

In the Roman Catholic Church, the names of the Virgin Mary's mother and father are Anne and Joachim. How were these names decided upon?
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Here's a link from the Catholic Encyclopedia
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01538a.htm
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Here's a link from the Catholic Encyclopedia
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01538a.htm
Sousley, Thank you! The article was very informative about Joachim and Anne.
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In the Roman Catholic Church, the names of the Virgin Mary's mother and father are Anne and Joachim. How were these names decided upon?
By the father of Anne and Joachim.
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Old Dec 1, '13, 10:04 pm
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By the father of Anne and Joachim.
Very funny. and so on and so on till the beginning since Her lineage in Luke goes back to the beginning. Which moves me to think about the beginning of John. In the Beginning,......ect. All things came to be through HIm, and without Him nothing came to be.

In this line of thinking,.......God, The Father, would be my final answer also.
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