Saints for July

Saint Anne
First century b.c.
Feast Day: July 26.
Patron of: Brittany. Canada. The Infertile. Cabinet makers.
After 20 years of barrenness, Anne became the mother of the Virgin Mary. She is always shown teaching her daughter with the open book of universal knowledge, while doves representing the Holy Spirit hover over Mary. Lilies grow as a sign of Mary’s purity.

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