Saint Anna was the daughter of the priest Matthan and his wife Mary. She was of the tribe of Levi and the lineage of Aaron. According to Tradition, she died peacefully in Jerusalem at age 79, before the Annunciation to the Most Holy Theotokos. I am Serbian Orthodox and i luv that a community has been created just for us.... Esp since we speak a different language in church and outside depending on if we are having dinner with the priest or bishop of the church.... Not too many ppl know or under... From the very beginning of Our Lord's ministry, when he called the first disciples, Peter and Andrew, the Church has existed both as a community and within a community. In these roles, there are a variety of activities that the parish Church undertakes, b... Nativity of the Forerunner John the Baptist The Gospel according to Luke 1:1-25, 57-68, 76-80 Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things which have been accomplished among us, just as they were delivered to us by those who from ... Whether you've been in the Orthodox Church your entire life or a newcomer, Ancient Faith Radio is an excellent site to listen to podcasts that cover all differents areas of the Church. There is something for everyone.