MAY THE MONTH OF MARY
The month of May is the month which the piety of the faithful has especially dedicated to Our Blessed Lady.
This Christian custom of dedicating the month of May to the Blessed Virgin arose at the end of the 13th century. In this way, the Church was able to Christianize the secular feasts which were wont to take place at that time. In the 16th century, books appeared and fostered this devotion. Continue reading