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Saints Joachim (pronounced "joe-uh-kim") and Anne, are the parents of the Virgin Mary. There are no mentions of them in the Bible or Gospels, what we know comes from Catholic legend and the Gospel of James, which is an unsanctioned, apocryphal writing form the second century AD. We do know from scholarship that the Gospel of James was not written by James, the Brother of Jesus, despite its claim to be so authored. Even the early Church fathers expressed skepticism about the Gospel of James in their writings. There are about 150 copies of the ancient manuscript which often have different titles, but tell the same story, that Mary was promised to Joachim and Anne by an angel, was consecrated to God, and she remained a virgin all her life. Naturally, there is plenty of room for scholarly debate about these saints. We have no true primary sources that prove they even existed, but certainly we can agree that Mary had parents. Likewise, we can agree that. Mary had good, faithful parents who raised her with a love and devotion to God like none other except Jesus Christ Himself. Joachim and Anne serve as role models for parents and both deserve to be honored and emulated for their devotion to God and Our Lady Mary, the Mother of God. Support Catholic Online by Subscribing to our Channel: Learn more on Sts. Joachim and Anne: More on Saints: Catholic Online Shopping: [] Sts. Joachim and Anne Collection [] St. Anne 14 kt Gold-Filled Pendant [[ St. Anne 14 kt Gold Medal [] St. Joachim 14 kt Gold-Filled Pendant [] St. Joachim 14 kt Gold Medal [] St. Anne Holy Card

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