Latest Mary Stories

2009-09-24 09:05:53

Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have made an important discovery in understanding what causes arteries to clog up.

2009-09-17 08:49:29

Folk singer Mary Travers has died at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut following complications from leukemia treatment, her representative said.

2009-09-09 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary J. Blige, nine time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, producer and actress, will receive the first annual "Positively Beautiful," Award from HBA Global Expo on Tuesday, September 15th at the Javits Center in New York.

2009-08-26 09:10:44

Skylarks can hear the difference between friendly neighbours and dangerous strangers, and deal with any threatening intruders, says new research by scientists at Queen Mary, University of London.

2009-08-24 20:35:27

A woman with a degenerative nerve disease said Monday in Turin, Italy, she no longer needs a wheelchair and can run since visiting a shrine at Lourdes, France. She visited the Roman Catholic Shrine of St. Bernadette in France Aug.

2009-08-10 12:44:00

A Catholic priest says his congregation is praying for the thieves who stole the nearly 5-foot statue of the Virgin Mary from his Calgary, Alberta, church. Father Kevin Tumback of the Calgary Catholic Church said he discovered the statue was missing when he opened the church Sunday morning, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.

2009-07-20 10:22:17

Young men who stay at home with their parents are more violent than those who live independently, according to new research at Queen Mary, University of London.

2009-06-30 09:56:45

Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have discovered that an ingredient in human breast milk protects and repairs the delicate intestines of newborn babies.

2009-06-22 16:36:00

Queen Elizabeth Charts Course for Maiden World Voyage Queen Mary 2 Sails East-West Route Around the World SOUTHAMPTON, England, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cunard Line is proud to announce the latest chapter in its storied history: the 2011 World Voyages.

2009-06-17 18:27:00

SOUTHAMPTON, England, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In the year of celebrating Queen Mary 2's 5th Birthday, Cunard is delighted to announce that its five year partnership with Canyon Ranch--the award-winning spa, fitness and salon services provider aboard the line's flagship will go forward with strength and include new innovative treatments and services.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.