St. Mary Major

The Story of St. Mary Major: A Protectress, a Council, and a Relic

Reliquary of the Holy Crib Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

Spring always makes me think of Rome, since two of my springs were spent as a student there, entering into the graces of Roman Lents and Triduums, celebrating the entire fifty days of Easter, experiencing the feasts of Pentecost and Corpus Christi with the universal Church, then escaping just as the tourists and summer pilgrims began to suffocate the city […]