Visitation (of St Mary), Festival of The

Visitation (Of St. Mary), Festival Of The, a festival of the Church of Rome, instituted about 1338 by pope Urban VI, in memory of the visitation of Mary (q.v.) to Elisabeth the mother of John the Baptist. It is fixed for July 2. See Jameson, Legends of the Madonna, p. 193.

Definition of visitation

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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