12 Famous people who’ve relied on the Virgin Mary


From actors to sports heroes, these well-known celebrities have openly shared their affection for the Blessed Mother.

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The month of May is a special time for moms, given we have our own special day. But there is one mother in particular to whom we devote the entire month, as she has inspired millions throughout history with her grace, example, and love: the Blessed Mother. As with all good moms, she supports us through the good and the bad, with the unconditional love of an adoring parent.

Even some of the most notable people haven’t been shy about their love for the Virgin Mary, and they speak of how they still lean on her through their careers. So here’s a look at what some famous people have said about their devotion, admiration, respect, and overwhelming love for the Mother of Jesus …

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