St Anne & Mary Statue - Granite
Beautiful flexible sturdy plastic statues are ideal for indoor or outdoor use. Available in white, granite, or colored. Distortion may occur over 90 degrees. Keep in shaded area.
Mother of Our Lady. Grandmother of Jesus Christ. Wife of Saint Joachim. Tradition says that Anna was quite elderly when Mary was born, and that she was their only child. The belief that Anna remained a virgin in the conception and birth of Mary was condemned by the Vatican in 1677. Believed to have given Mary to the service of the Temple when the girl was three years old. Devotion to her has been popular in the East from the very early days of the Church; widespread devotion in the West began in the 16th century, but many shrines have developed since.
Patron of: Childless people; grandparents; homemakers; housewives; poverty; pregnancy; pregnant; women in labour.
Feast day: July 26