The Holy Relics of Sts. Joachim and Anna


As the priest of St. Anne Orthodox Church in Oak Ridge, I read with great interest the linked blog on the gift of their relics to an Orthodox parish in California. The articles are well done and the video is outstanding. For all who love the saints, you will enjoy these pages. Sts. Joachim and Anna, pray to God for us.

About Fr. Stephen Freeman

Fr. Stephen is a priest of the Orthodox Church in America, Pastor Emeritus of St. Anne Orthodox Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He is also author of Everywhere Present and the Glory to God podcast series.



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2 responses to “The Holy Relics of Sts. Joachim and Anna”

  1. Micah Avatar

    Father, if I may:

    There’s a lovely piece on the background to Sts Joachim and Anna here. Thanks for posting.

  2. Andrew Avatar

    Father, if I may:

    Interesting story of how the holy relics of Sts Joachim & Anne passed from Cardinal Joachim Miesner of Cologne to the Very Reverend Cherubim Apostolou of the Theophileon Brotherhood of the Skete of Saint Anna.

    (If I may also point out, the link on your blog post is no longer working).

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