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St. Anne is the Patron Saint of Mothers and Housewives.

St. Anne and St. Joachim were a devout and loving couple who prayed for years to have a child. During old age, an angel appreared to them and declared that they would have a child that would be "spoken of in all the world." The daughter they had was the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Feast Day is July 26th.

Patron Saint: Housewives, Mothers, Grandmothers, Against Poverty, Childless People and Women in Labor, 

Prayer of St Anne:

Glorious Saint Anne, we think of you as filled with compassion for those hwo invoke you and with love for those who suffer. Heavily laden with the weight of my troubles, I cast myself at your feet and humbly beg of you to take the present affiar which I commend to you under you special protection. {mention your petition}

Deign to commend it to your daughter, our Blessed Lady, and lay it before the throne of Jesus, so that He may bring it to a happy conclusion. Cease not to intercede for me until my request is granted. Above all, obtain for me the grace of one day beholding my God face to face. With you and Mary and all the saints, may I praise and bless Him for all eternity. Amen.

Good Saint Anne, mother of her who is our life, our sweetness and our hope, pray for me.

Canonized: 1584

Why she is venerated by the Holy Roman Catholic Church:

Through endless prayer of her Husband Joachim, the childless St. Anne was able to concieve

An Angel appeared to St. Anne, telling her that she would concieve the Mother of God


 

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