Saturday Special: Mary, Untier of Knots

Mary Undoer of Knots

Last week I told you that on Saturdays during the month of May, I would write something about Mary, the Mother of God.  On this, the second Saturday of May, let’s talk about one of Pope Francis’ favorite devotions:  Mary, Untier of Knots.As a Jesuit priest in the mid-1980s, Jorge Mario Bergoglio spent several months in Germany studying at the Sankt Georgen Graduate School of Philosophy and Theology in Frankfurt.  It was during this time that he first saw a Bavarian painting of “Holy Mary, Our … [Read more...]