Posts Tagged ‘Blessed Mother’
Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin
This feast was established by Pope Urban VI in 1389 in order to bring the Great Schism to an end through the intercession of Mary. It originated in Byzantium when,…Read More
Celebrating Mary, Mother of the Church
This year, the Shrine’s feast day honoring Mary, Mother of the Church coincides with Memorial Day on Monday, May 29.
On this day, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of the Diocese of Jefferson City will offer an outdoor Mass, weather permitting, at 10 am CT at The National Shrine of Mary, Mother of the Church. A Marian Consecration prayer will follow Mass. Visitors may also stop in the gift shop.
Mass: Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church
Pope Francis dedicated this feast on the Monday following Pentecost for Mary in her title as Mother of the Church. We are blessed by Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of the…Read More