Friday, July 28, 2017
Anne was the mother of Mary and Jesus Christ's grandmother. Anne's sister was Sobe. The latter one was the mother of Elisabeth. Anne died when she was 80 years old.
The feast days of St. Anne (according to different calendars) are July 25, 26 and November 20.
St. Anne is the Saint Patron of many cities and countries including Spain, Canada and Brazil.
She is also the Patroness of (among others) married couples, childless people, miners, mothers, children, housewives, and grandparents.
Her attributes are a book, a door; she is also portrayed with Mary, Jesus and/or her husband Joachim.