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WHAT IS THE FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION?
What is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception?
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Catholic feast day celebrating the conception of Mary, the mother of Jesus. It’s also called Immaculate Conception Day or the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.
The term Immaculate Conception refers to the belief that Mary was conceived without original sin. It does not refer to what is commonly called the virgin birth—the belief that Mary miraculously conceived Jesus while she was a virgin.
The feast is typically observed with a special Mass.
When is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception?
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is observed on December 8.
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The official observance of December 8 as the Feast of the Immaculate Conception began in 1854 with a declaration by Pope Pius IX. However, it has been observed by some Christians since at least the 600s. In Christian tradition, Mary’s mother is known as Saint Anne.
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How is Feast of the Immaculate Conception discussed in real life?
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is observed by Catholics. The Immaculate Conception is commonly confused with the conception of Jesus.
#PopeFrancis will pay homage privately to Mary on the Dec 8 feast of the Immaculate Conception to avoid drawing crowds to the Spanish Steps. (Last year he went early early in the morning in the rain)📷Vatican Media pic.twitter.com/ScEmJGz3XH
— Catholic News Service (@CatholicNewsSvc) November 27, 2021
REMINDER: The school will be closed for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on Wednesday 8 December. It will reopen on Thursday 9 December.
— Our Lady of Lourdes (@parklodgeschool) November 26, 2021
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The Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the conception of Mary without original sin.
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What it endangers is a narrow conception of Russian power, understood through the eyes of its dictatorial leader.
Spar has a new book titled The Baby Business: How Money, Science and Politics Drive the Commerce of Conception.Want Blue Eyes With That Baby?: The Strange New World of Human Reproduction|Eleanor Clift|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Near the door thousands of stilettos slide and shuffle on black ice, somehow always keeping their immaculate balance.
He completely disrupts not only the conception of architecture—but also the fabrication, the mise en oeuvre of architecture.
In fact, the airplane and the movie were more or less simultaneous in conception (the movie opened in 1968).
Adequate conception of the extent, the variety, the excellence of the works of Art here heaped together is impossible.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The conception of the relation of this institution with them as co-operative makes headway slowly.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The myth of "Boreas and Orithyia," though faulty perhaps in technique, is good in conception and arrangement.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
From that hour dated a new and sterner conception of the task that lay before him and every other Briton in the country.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
In fact, he says, with great candour and courage, that the early Bible conception of God is one which we cannot now accept.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford