Monday, October 29, 2012

Righteous Anna of Constantinople

Commemorated on October 29

Saint Anna and her son Saint John lived in the ninth century. St Anna was the daughter of a deacon of the Blachernae church in Constantinople. After the death of her husband, she dressed in men's clothing and called herself Euthymianus. She and her son St John lived in asceticism in one of the Bythinian monasteries near Olympus.

St Anna died in Constantinople in 826. Her memory is also celebrated on October 29.


SAINT OR FEAST POSTED THIS DATE 2011(with 2010's link here also and further, 2009, 2008's, even 2007!)

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