St. Anastasia of Serbia


Commemorated on June 21

Saint Anastasia was the mother of St. Sava of Serbia. She was the daughter of the Byzantine Emperor Romanus, and received the name Anna when she was baptized. Later, she married the King of Serbia, Stephen Nemanya.

She finished her life as a nun, receiving the name Anastasia.

By permission of the Orthodox Church in America (www.oca.org)