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The Nativity of Mary Celebrated at the Church of St. Anne

AN ANCIENT TRADITION. For centuries, September 8 has been celebrated as the day when the home of Sts. Joachim and Anna gets filled with the faithful. In fact, tradition places the feast of the Nativity of Mary, celebrated in Jerusalem at the church of St. Anne, where the apocryphal gospels say the Virgin’s parents lived.…
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