- 11 October
- Second Sunday of October
Commemorates Mary‘s divine motherhood, her dignity as Mother of God, and refers also to her spiritual motherhood of men. It was first granted to Portugal, Brazil, and Algeria in 1751; it is now of almost universal observance. Under this title Poland celebrates the feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Poland.
- “Feast of the Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 August 2013. Web. 22 May 2015. <>