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Virgin Mary

Why is the Virgin Mary feeding St. Bernard with breast milk?

There is much symbolism behind the popular medieval image of the Virgin Mary breastfeeding a saint.

Each Rosary we pray is a step toward the goal of our life, says Pope Francis

On Feast of Assumption, notes how Our Lady is the gate of heaven, standing there and waiting for us to arrive

Pray for an end to violence through the intercession of Our Lady of the Assumption

The prayer composed by Pope Pius XII was written after two World Wars and begs God for peace.

This papyrus contains the oldest Marian prayer known to date

It is from the year 250, and is written in Greek.

The history and the heart of the Solemnity of the Assumption

Why we should offer a two-fold prayer of thanks.

Bishop reminds faithful that Texas’ Marian apparitions are still unapproved

While the Church assumes "good will" all investigations proceed with caution.

Here’s why Mary is the secret for growing in faith

Hint: Have you considered her role in the first disciples' faith?

Is the Solemnity of the Assumption a holy day of obligation?

Do Catholics need to go to Mass on August 15?

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