Star of the Sea: Marian Devotion through the Prism of a Medieval Hymn to the Virgin

    Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary has played an integral role in Christian devotion since the early days of the Church, and continues to be a vital part of the daily devotions of Catholic, Orthodox, and even some denominations of Protestant Christians to this day. Once a year, during the season of Christmas, even those who typically do not engage in Marian devotion find reason to shed a spotlight on this Jewish maiden’s role in the salvation of mankind. But it is my firm belief that all Christians should have ample cause to honor her all year long, particularly … Continue reading Star of the Sea: Marian Devotion through the Prism of a Medieval Hymn to the Virgin