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  • You, Righteous Anna, making lamentations beneath the laurel tree. An angel spoke to you. The Lord would make you like Sarah.

    When it was time to birth your child, you asked the midwife: “What have I brought forth?” She replied: “A female.” And you rejoiced.

    You named her Mary, and she became the Mother of God.

    Read about the commemoration of Saint Anna here.
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