Feast of Sts. Joachim and Ann, Parents of Mary

“Joachim and Ann, how blessed a couple!Sts JoachimandAnn All creation is indebted to you. For at your hands the Creator was offered a gift excelling all other gifts: a chaste mother, who alone was worthy of him.”

                                         -Saint John Damascene

For Reflection: 

Compose a prayer to Sts. Joachim and Ann expressing to them your gratitude for the gift of their daughter. Be sure to include what about their daughter you most love and cherish.

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