THE GATHERING OF STS JOACHIM AND ANNA, PARENTS OF THE VIRGIN MARY

Jerusalem Patriarchate - September 2016 On Thursday, the 9th/22nd of September 2016, the Patriarchate commemorated the Gathering of the Holy  Parents of Theotokos, Sts Joachim and Anne, at the Monastery dedicated to their name, on the site of their house, adjacent to the city walls and Lions Gate or St Stephens Gate. By “Gathering” we mean ...