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04 May 2024

Vatican Gardens, Marian pilgrimage

The Vatican Museums offer a Marian pilgrimage among the botanical and artistic wonders of the Pope’s Gardens. From May 4th to May 29th, on Wednesdays (after the General Audience) and Saturdays.

The Mother-Child Relationship

Conference on The Mother-Child Relationship: the Uniqueness of an Irreplaceable Bond on May 15th for Mother’s Week organized by the Institute of Higher Studies on Women, at the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum.

The Matriarchs: Beauty and Enterprise

On Friday, May 16th, for the cycle Women of the Old Testament. The Word to Women, conference by Elena Bartolini titled The Matriarchs: Beauty and Enterprise. Moderated by historian and theologian Adriana Valerio at the synodal hall of the Curia of Naples.

Observances and Celebrations

We celebrate the feast days of Saint Domitilla (7th), Saint Solangia (10th), Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima (13th), Theodora Guérin, foundress of the Sisters of Providence, and Maria Domenica Mazzarello, foundress of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (14th), Umiliana, of the Franciscan Third Order (19th), Rita of Cascia (22nd), Madeleine Sophie Barat, foundress of the Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (25th), Maria Ursula Ledóchowska, foundress of the Ursuline Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Agony (29th), Petronilla (31st).

Curated by Valeria Pendenza