Doubting Thomas and the girdle of the Virgin Mary … and us

Posted August 14, 2017 10:50 pm by Joanne McPortland

Doubting Thomas and the girdle of the Virgin Mary … and us

What a 14th-century legend about the Assumption says to knotted-up Catholics todayMy favorite story associated with today’s Solemnity of the Assumption has to do with Mary’s girdle, and how she dropped it. I am old enough that when I first heard this 14th-century Italian legend, I didn’t know that girdle was another name for a Read More…

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