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How important grandparents are for the family!

Luca Ghetti

importance of grandparents in our life

This year we celebrate for the second time the “World day for grandparents and the Elderly” established by Pope Francis that will be held on the fourth Sunday of July close to the liturgical memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne (July 26th), the grand parents of Jesus. The Pope underlines that “old age is a gift and that grandparents are the link between generations, passing on the experience of life and faith to the young”. The Pope, knowing that old people are often forgotten, affirms that “It is important for grandparents to meet their grandchildren and for grandchildren to meet their grandparents, because grandparents, before their grandchildren, will dream, and have illusions [great desires], and young people, taking strength from their grandparents, will go forward and prophecy”...

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