|Birth of Mary by Giotto|
Church Tradition celebrates the birthday of Mary on September 8 ... nine months following the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.
|My youngest son, Noah, shares a birthday with Mary.|
Pozzuoli, Italy ~ September 8, 1996
|Our Lady of Charity|
When Ernest Hemingway won the Nobel Prize for his book, The Old Man and the Sea in 1954, he brought his prize to the Basilica of Our Lady of Charity to dedicate it to the Blessed Mother.
|Our Sunday Visitor - Sept., 18, 2011|