In my early years, I would become frantic, kind of like someone who’d been thrown overboard a boat and was grappling for the life preserver. I gradually realized that the more I grappled, the farther from me the life preserver drifted. I learned that it was far better to stop flailing around, conserve my energy, and – as patiently as possible – tread water until the life preserver came my way on its own.
Why is May called Mary’s Month? Marge explains how the Catholic custom of devoting the entire month of May to Mary began (you’ll be surprised). Then she offers practical ways to observe Mary’s special month in your diocese, parish and at home.
Take Marge’s Marian pilgrimage site quiz – how many do you know? Then discover the Marian Pilgrimage site that every single Catholic in America should know about and Mary’s message for us today. (Hint: It’s the site of the only Church-approved Marian apparition in the entire United States.)