Holy Day: Christian

 

Time:
9:00 AM until 5:00 PM

Date:
Saturday, December 08, 2012

Location:
Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Contact:
mission-identity@xavier.edu

Description:

Feast of the Immaculate Conception: As a holy day of obligation, Catholics celebrate that Mary was conceived without original sin so that she could one day conceive Jesus.

Reflection:

"The most Blessed Virgin Mary was, from the first moment of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege of almighty God and by virtue of the merits of Jesus Christ, Savior of the human race, preserved immune from all stain of original sin.” - Pius IX, Ineffabilis Deus, 1854.

See Calendar of Religious Holy Days and Observances

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