August 26 in history:
The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took effect on August 26th, 1920, giving American women the right to vote.
It’s the birthday of the first woman… 117 more words
Today the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the feast of the Assumption of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, into heaven. It is one of many feasts observed by Catholics the world over – in both Eastern and Roman rite – and gives pride of place to the woman who said yes to the call of God to bring Christ to the world in the most significant way possible: by birth. 456 more words
Solemn Commemoration of the
Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel
A Great Sign appeared in heaven, a Woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under Her feet, and on Her head a crown of twelve stars (Apocalypse 12.1). 437 more words