Aleteia logoAleteia logoAleteia
Tuesday 09 August |
Saint of the Day: St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross
Aleteia logo
For Her
separateurCreated with Sketch.

13 Marvelous Marys throughout history

WOMEN NAMED MARY

Shutterstock | Wikipedia PD

Cerith Gardiner - published on 09/18/18

Take inspiration from these wonderful women who've inspired many.

If we were asked to name the most meaningful “Mary” in history, most of us would naturally have the Virgin Mary in mind. However, while it’s impossible to beat a Mary more marvelous, there are other Marys over the centuries who’ve proved worthy of our admiration. These women with the Holy Mother’s namesake have proved most formidable their religious devotion or their fields of work.

Click Launch Slideshow below to uncover the many Marys who’ve often had to overcome hardships themselves, but remain inspirational and fabulous role models for young girls and women everywhere.


AMELIA EARHART

Read more:
6 Great women from history you can still learn from (PHOTOS)

Tags:
HistoryVirgin MaryWomen
Support Aleteia!

Enjoying your time on Aleteia?

Articles like these are sponsored free for every Catholic through the support of generous readers just like you.

Thanks to their partnership in our mission, we reach more than 20 million unique users per month!

Help us continue to bring the Gospel to people everywhere through uplifting and transformative Catholic news, stories, spirituality, and more.

Support Aleteia with a gift today!

jour1_V2.gif
Daily prayer
And today we celebrate...




Entrust your prayer intentions to our network of monasteries


Top 10
See More
Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.