St Anne Healing Oil 1 (Patron for Mothers)
St Anne Patron for Mothers the Catholic Church has a number of saints who were mothers themselves, and many look to them as examples as they seek to honor God in their own lives.
The reason for this is that, according to legend and tradition, the mother of the most well-known mother in the world.
St. Anne believed to be the mother of the Virgin Mary, so she would have lived prior to the ministry of Jesus Christ. Scholarly estimates date her birth around 50 B.C. and her death around A.D. 12.
She never mentioned in the canonical Bible, but she mentioned by name in the Gospel of James, which written around A.D. 150. This work not considered to be part of the inspired Scriptures, and considered apocryphal by most denominations; however, church tradition has maintained her sainthood through the centuries.
Primarily, St. Anne stemming from her status as the mother of Mary, who was the mother of Christ. The conditions of her pregnancy also made her the patron saint of women in labor or those who desire to become pregnant.
Other related patronages include being the patron saint of unmarried women and housewives.
Later tradition also set St. Anne as the patron saint of horseback riders, cabinet-makers, and miners. She also the patron saint for sailors and is said to protect them from storms.