Virgin Mary

 Devotees participate in a procession at the start of a Marian vigil led by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 8. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Leonard DeLorenzo October 02, 2018
Before we can accompany young Catholics, we must know where we are taking them. Mary shows the way.
Terrance Klein August 15, 2018
Pity and punish the powerful but take no delight in their fall.
The church must "remain female" and "have this attitude of a wife and mother" who nurtures her children, the pope said in his homily May 21 during a morning Mass commemorating the feast of Mary, Mother of the Church.
Edna Ulasewicz May 11, 2018
One day, I looked up to the statue of Our Lady and prayed: “God has taken my mother. I need you to be my mother.”
Gaining a renewed and deeper understanding of Mary's nurturing and caring side is something he said the church, especially in today's climate, could certainly use.
Pope Francis touches a statue of Mary and Jesus after crowning it during Mass at Lobito beach in Iquique, Chile, Jan. 18. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Gerard O’Connell March 03, 2018
The Memorial will celebrated on the Monday after Pentecost in churches throughout the world.