Joachim, Saint

Joachim, Saint

(jō`əkĭm), in tradition, the father of the Virgin and husband of St. AnneAnne, Saint,
in tradition, mother of the Virgin and wife of St. Joachim. She is not mentioned in Scripture, but her cult is very old. In the West she has been especially popular since the Middle Ages. She is patroness of Quebec prov.
..... Click the link for more information.
; there is no mention of him in the Bible. His cult is ancient in the East, but modern in the western Church. Feast: Aug. 16.
References in periodicals archive ?
Geraldine Downing Anglum I prayed to Saint Joseph, Saint Ann, Saint Joachim, Saint Elizabeth, Saint Gerard, and Saint Brigid to intercede for healthy grandchildren.
Facility Operations heating, hot water, ventilation and air conditioning several communes HULL (Besne, Donges, La Chapelle des Marais, Saint Andre des Eaux, Saint Joachim, Saint Malo Guersac, Trignac and Carene).