Tag Archives: Assumption

Venerate Relic of St. Peregrine at Assumption Catholic Church in Chicago

I was in downtown Chicago on business this week and only had a small window of free time.  I looked up the closest Catholic Church in walking distance to my hotel and found that Assumption Catholic Church was only a … Continue reading

Posted in Illinois | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Honor Mary During the Month of August (Dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary) by Visiting a Marian Shrine

The month of August is dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.  Consider spending some time in a Marian Shrine or other pilgrimage sites dedicated to the Blessed Mother.  In addition to the numerous Marian Shrines in the United States … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is Oldest Catholic Church in the United States

The Baltimore Basilica opened in 1821 and is the first and oldest Catholic Church in the United States. It is considered the Mother of Catholicism in America. In addition to being a church, the National Shrine of the Assumption of … Continue reading

Posted in Basilica, Catholic Pilgrimage Sites, Marian Shrine, Maryland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment