(Latin: The Month of May)
Encyclical letter of Pope Paul VI
|Date||29 April 1965|
|Argument||Catholics are invited to pray to the Virgin Mary during the month of May|
|Encyclical number||2 of 7 of the pontificate|
Mense maio is an encyclical of Pope Paul VI promulgated on 29 April 1965, which focused on the Virgin Mary, to whom traditionally the month of May is dedicated as the Mother of God. Paul VI writes that Mary is rightly to be regarded as the way by which people are led to Christ. Therefore, the person who encounters Mary cannot help but encounter Christ.
- Mense maio, 1