Saint Joachim and Saint Anne

SAINT JOACHIM AND SAINT ANNE

 

SS Joachim and Anne Picture

                               SS JOACHIM AND ANNE , PARENTS OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

These names are given to mother and father of the Blessed Virgin by a tradition dating back to the second century; As Saint John Damascene wrote:  O Blessed couple. All creation is in your dept. For through you is presented the noblest of gifts to the creator, namely a spotless mother who alone was worthy for the creator. (Feast day 26th July)

 

 

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