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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Feast of the Holy Name of Mary

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Feast of the entire, Latin Church, celebrated on the Sunday within the octave of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin. It was first observed at Cuenca, Spain, 1513, then extended to the universal Church and assigned to its present place and rank by Innocent XI (1683) in thanksgiving to God and the Blessed Virgin for the liberation of Vienna and the signal victory over the Turks, September 12, 1683. It is the titular feast of the Society of Mary (Marianists) and of the Congregation of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate.

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Entry for 'Feast of the Holy Name of Mary'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/f/feast-of-the-holy-name-of-mary.html. 1910.

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