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Devotion to The Maria Bambina

Devotion to The Maria Bambina The Italian words “Maria Bambina” mean “Baby Mary.” Although the Holy Childhood of the Blessed Virgin, under the image of Our Lady as an infant, is honored in Mexico, Poland and Italy, relatively few Catholics in the United States know of this devotion. Several saints, including St. John Eudes, St. […]

Novena in Honor of Our Lady’s Nativity (Beginning August 30)

Novena in Honor of Our Lady’s Nativity (Beginning August 30)   [May be said in public or private. I. 300 Days, each day. Plenary on the Feast or during the Octave. I, II, IV See Instructions, p. 1, 1910 Raccolta ] N.B.—The prayers for the intention of the Pope are to be addressed to “God […]