The Catholic Grandparents Association announces a special celebration of grandparents and the Feast of Saints Joachim and Anne, the grandparents of Jesus, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy.

The event includes a welcome reception, the Cursillo Men's Singing Group, guest speakers, a Eucharistic adoration and special rosary, and confessions.

A Thanksgiving Mass for Grandparents will be celebrated at 2 p.m. followed by the benediction, the Chaplet of The Divine Mercy, and blessing with a relic of St. Faustina at 3 p.m.

Bring a picnic lunch.

The address is 2 Prospect Hill Road. For GPS navigation, use 74 Pine St.

For information, call Alicia Belanger at 413-568-0123 or visit