Pope Francis invites Catholics and Marian Shrines around the world to dedicate the month of May to a marathon of prayer for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic.
May is the Month of Mary. The month has traditionally become a time to focus on the rosary and Marian devotions. Indeed, in some songs Our Lady is described as the Queen of May.
The power of prayer can help us overcome the difficulties we face with the global COVID19 pandemic.
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Pope Francis has invited Catholics and 30 Marian Shrines around the world, including the Shrine at Walsingham, to dedicate the month of May to a marathon of prayer for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Catholic National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham was selected to start the month of prayer.
As we focus our prayer on Our Lady, why not follow our series ‘Full of Grace’? We pray the Hail Mary in a different language each day. Listen by visiting our ‘Podcasts’ section.