29th Sunday After Pentecost. Conception of Saint Anna.

Posted on December 9, 2018

Conception of Saint Anna when she conceived the Most Holy Mother of God. The tradition in the East this feast is celebrated on the 9th December.
The feast of the Conception of St Anne known in the West as the feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Mother of God. Celebrated on December 8.

To the holy and righteous Joachim and Anna, forbears of Christ and elect among the human race, who gave birth to the holy Maiden of whom the Son of God was born in the flesh. Since you have great boldness before Christ our God and stand before His heavenly Throne, earnestly entreat Him that we may be delivered from all misfortune and thus may unceasingly cry aloud to you:
Rejoice, holy and righteous Joachim and Anna, Ancestors of God.
Kontakion 1. from Akathist to Joachim and Anna , Ancestors Of God.

Bulletin December 8-15