the Holy Family


: Jesus Christ, his mother Mary, and her husband Joseph

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Children dress as the Holy Family and knock on doors seeking shelter until they are finally welcomed to a table set with small portions of food from the altar. Ann Maloney, Washington Post, 7 Mar. 2023

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“The Holy Family.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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