Fast facts and information about Saint Anne the Saint of Family
A patron is considered to be a defender of a specific group of people or of a nation. There is a patron for virtually every cause, profession or special interest. The following facts provides fast information about Saint Anne:
- Saint Anne the Mother of Mary
- The Saint of Family
- Memorial Day / Feast Day: July 26
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Prayers to Saint Anne the Saint of Family
There is a patron for virtually every cause, country, profession or special interest. Prayers are considered more likely to be answered by asking a patron, such as Saint Anne the Saint of Family for intercession on their behalf.
Prayer to Saint Anne
Why is Saint Anne the Saint of Family?
Why is Saint Anne the Saint of Family? Because she was the mother of Mary.
How Saint of Family is represented in Christian Art
It is helpful to be able to recognise Saint Anne the Saint of Family in paintings, stained glass windows, illuminated manuscripts, architecture and other forms of Christian art. The artistic representations reflect the life or death of saints, or an aspect of life with which the person is most closely associated. Saint Anne the Saint of Family is represented in Christian Art near a door with Mary and Jesus.
Feast Day of Saint of Family
The Feast Day of Saint Anne the Saint of Family is July 26. The origin of Feast Days: most saints have specially designated feast days and are associated with a specific day of the year and these are referred to as the saint's feast day. The feast days first arose from the very early Christian custom of the annual commemoration of martyrs on the dates of their deaths at the same time celebrating their birth into heaven.