The stained glass windows at St. Ann’s Shrine and Basilica in Scranton, Pennsylvania reminds us of personal faith and devotion in our lives. If you walk into the sacristy at St. Ann’s you can see the above stained glass window. It is dedicated to the memory of Catherine Mackin, Ann Mackin and the Mackin family.
Sacred images heal and do inspire us. Diverse Catholic cultures throughout the world seek consolation from Marian art. The Koran reminds us that Muslim believers hold a special place of reverence for Mary as a woman of faith. Of course, as a young Jewish girl, Mary grew up familiar with Jewish rituals of life and prayer.
Should you ever come to Scranton, the Passionists invite you to “Look at the basilica, visit the basilica, light a candle, say a prayer. at the basilica” Visit St. Ann’s Basilica website at http://www.stannsmonasterybasilica.org
YOU ARE INVITED TO REFLECT ON THE JULY 22, 2021 THIRD TALK OF THE SUMMER SOLEMN NOVENA BY FATHER ROB CARBONNEAU, C.P. LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW MARIAN DEVOTION EXPANDS OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH PEOPLES OF THE WOLRD.