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St. Andrew of Crete: Who indeed was This Virgin and from what sort of parents . . . - Orthodox Church Quotes
Who indeed was This Virgin and from what sort of parents did She come? Mary, the glory of all, was born of the tribe of David, and from the seed of Joachim. She was descended from Eve, and was the child of Anna. Joachim was a gentle man, pious, raised in God’s law. Living prudently …