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By Jennifer Gregory Miller, Catholic Culture, Sept. 02, 2021

 Jennifer Gregory Miller is an experienced homemaker, mother, CGS catechist and authority on living the liturgical year. She is the primary developer of’s liturgical year section. …

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8 is usually the feast day that many schools and homeschooling families use as a pivotal feast to mark the beginning of their school year.

And what can be more universally appealing (especially to children) than celebrating a birthday? I thought I would share some thoughts and ideas on how to celebrate this feast.

This is one of the three birthdays celebrated in the Liturgical Year: Jesus on December 25, St. John the Baptist on June 24, and the Blessed Virgin Mary on September 8. All three persons came into this world without Original Sin.  …

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