The collect for today, the Feast of Saint Anne, Mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary (source):
O GOD, who didst vouchsafe to bestow grace upon blessed Anne, that she might become the mother of the parent of thy Only-begotten Son: Mercifully grant that we who celebrate her festival may be partakers with her of thy heavenly grace; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Artwork: St. Anne and the Blessed Virgin Mary read from Psalm 142, c. 1420. Stained glass, Great East Window, All Saints, North Street, York. Photograph taken by admin, 1 October 2014.