Happy Feast of the Immaculate Conception!editor
From the Catholic Education Resource Center (CERC)
Why do Catholics believe in the Immaculate Conception? The belief means that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was preserved without sin for her entire life. Read answers to the issues raised by this doctrine here
As with all Feast Day threads, discuss any relevant issues, and share your favourite prayers and hymns, stories of miracles/personal graces and even jokes, of the good clean fun variety.
Happy Feast to one and all!
Please note the following message from Father Stephen Dunn:
Mass for the Holyday of Obligation – Immaculate Heart of Mary
Mass today, Thursday, 8 December, in the Sacred Heart Bridgeton, will be at 12.30pm (not 1pm as previous holyday).
Sacred Heart of Jesus, 50 Old Dalmarnock Road, Bridgeton, Glasgow G40 4AU.
Happy Feast day to all.
Happy Feast everyone!
I wish everyone at CTS the happiest of feasts today.
The explanation at the Catholic Education Center was very helpful in helping us to explain this doctrine to non-Catholics. It shows the part played by Tradition in the faith as well as Scripture.
I agree – that American resource center is very good. I think I’m right in saying that today is a holiday in Italy, for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, so they’re clinging on by a thread to the faith!
Wishing all bloggers at CTS, a very happy Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
The Lourdes hymn fits this Feast – enjoy, everyone! Happy Feast day, bloggers!
I wish everyone at CTS, a very happy Feast day today.
This is my favourite hymn to Our Lady although most of the verses are missing, they sing the same few verses twice, for some unfathomable reason, LOL!
Happy Feast of the Immaculate Conception!
I’ve tried to get that YouTube link to open out for you, but it just won’t obey my instructions!
I’ll Sing a Hymn to Mary is also one of my own favourites but, sorry, not that version – the jazzy bits in between verses drives me nuts! Still, lovely words, so thank you for posting.
Since nobody has posted a joke, however, here’s one that made me laugh… Why is it appropriate for this Feast? Because there is a lesson there for us all about the importance of NOT being materialistic… 😀
Ha ha, thats very funny! Yes, materialism is a soul destroyer.
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