Feast of the Dedication of Saint Mary Major Basilica on August 5

Roman Catholics commemorate Thursday, August 5, the Feast of the Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major (Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore) in Rome, Italy, one of the four major Roman basilicas, and the most important church dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. (Photo by John Carlo Perez) … Continue reading Feast of the Dedication of Saint Mary Major Basilica on August 5