Blessed Virgin Mary

Memorials

1 January Mary, Mother of God detail of a stained glass rose window of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception; date unknown, artist unknown; Saint Nicholas Catholic Church, Zanesville, Ohio; photographed on 31 December 2014 by Nheyob; swiped from Wikimedia Commons; click for source image
21 January Our Lady of Altagracia
23 January Espousal of the Virgin Mary
24 January Madonna del Pianto (Our Lady of Tears)
2 February Purification of Mary
2 February Virgen de la Candelaria
4 February Our Lady of the Flight into Egypt
11 February Our Lady of Lourdes
12 February Madonna del Pilerio
25 March Annunciation by Saint Gabriel
27 March Our Lady of Workers
24 April Our Lady of Bonaria
25 April Our Lady of Good Counsel (at Genazzano)
26 April Our Lady of Good Counsel (general calendar)
13 May Our Lady of Fatima
13 May Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament
24 May Mary, Help of Christians
26 May Our Lady of Caravaggio
31 May Mary, Mediatrix of All Graces
31 May Visitation
3 June Our Lady of the Holy Letter
9 June Mary, Virgin Mother of Grace
27 June Our Lady of Perpetual Help
2 July Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
16 July Our Lady of Mount Carmel
17 July Humility of the Blessed Virgin Mary
2 August Our Lady of the Angels
5 August Our Lady of the Snow
5 August Our Lady of Copacabana
13 August Our Lady, Refuge of Sinners
15 August Assumption into Heaven
15 August Virgen de la Candelaria
21 August Our Lady of Knock
22 August Immaculate Heart of Mary
22 August Queenship of Mary
8 September Nativity of Mary
8 September Our Lady of Charity
8 September Our Lady of Meritxell
8 September Our Lady of Covadonga
8 September Our Lady of Victories
12 September Most Holy Name of Mary
15 September Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows
24 September Our Lady of Mercy
24 September Our Lady of Walsingham
1 October Holy Protection of the Mother of God
7 October Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary
11 October Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
12 October Our Lady of Pilar
16 October Purity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
11 November Patronage of Our Lady
16 November Our Lady of Ostra Brama
21 November Presentation of Mary at the Temple
28 November Our Lady of Kibeho
2 December Our Lady of Liesse
2 December Our Lady, Cause of Our Joy
8 December Mary’s Immaculate Conception
8 December Santa Marian Kamalen
10 December Our Lady of Loreto
12 December Our Lady of Guadalupe
16 December Our Lady of Madia
18 December Expectation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Moveable Feasts
The Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Friday in Passion Week
Our Lady of Solitude Holy Saturday
Our Lady, Queen of the Apostles Saturday after Ascension
Our Lady, Health of the Sick Saturday before the last Sunday in August
Our Lady of Consolation Saturday after the Feast of Saint Augustine (28 August)
Mary, Mother of Divine Providence Saturday before 3rd Sunday of November
  • The Feasts of 8 September originated in Jerusalem.
  • In the 7th century, in the Byzantine Rite and at Rome, the Birth of the Blessed Virgin was celebrated this day. The feast is also celebrated on September 8 in the Syriac Rite and on September 7 in the Coptic Rite.
  • The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows was originally granted to the Order of the Servants of Mary in 1667; it was introduced into the Roman Calendar in 1814 and assigned to the third Sunday in September. In 1913 the date of the feast was assigned to September 15.

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Mother of Jesus. Spouse of the Holy Spirit. Betrothed of Saint Joseph

Born

Died

  • unknown
  • assumed into heaven, date unknown but celebrated on 15 August

Name Meaning

  • myrhh

Canonized

Patronage

Titles

  • Titles used for the Blessed Virgin Mary
Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Virgin Mary“. CatholicSaints.Info. 3 July 2015. Web. 29 July 2015. <>