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Feast of the Immaculate Conception, December 8 USA.

Via Catholicism

Pope Pius IX, Ineffabilis Deus

“We declare, pronounce, and define that the doctrine which holds that the most Blessed Virgin Mary, in the first instance of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege granted by Almighty God, in view of the merits of Jesus Christ, the Savior of the human race, was preserved free from all stain of original sin, is a doctrine revealed by God and therefore to be believed firmly and constantly by all the faithful.”

In other words, the Immaculate Conception was not a precondition for Christ’s act of redemption but the result of it. It is the concrete expression of God’s love for Mary, who gave herself fully, completely, and without hesitation to His service.

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Our Lady Of Lourdes, Novena.

O Mary Immaculate, Our Lady of Lourdes, Virgin and Mother, Queen of Heaven, chosen from all eternity to be the Mother of the Eternal Word and in virtue of this title preserved from original sin, I kneel before you as did little Bernadette at Lourdes and pray with childlike trust in you that as I contemplate your glorious appearance at Lourdes, you will look with mercy on my present petitions and secure for me a favorable answers to the requests for which I am making this novena. Please watch over the Doctor who will perform a biopsy on me tomorrow, that the result is negative. Also for Nicia, please guard her. The new work environment for Nicia has a positive influence in her life, relieve her of anxiety.  Please surround Marjorie with blessings from your Son, Jesus Christ.

In this I pray

Amen

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Immaculate Conception, December 8.

Celebrating God’s preservation of the Blessed Virgin Mary from Original Sin

Prayer to the Blessed Mother.

O most pure heart of Mary, full of goodness, show your love towards us. Let the flame of your heart, O Mary, descend on all people. We love you immensely. Impress on our hearts true love so that we may long for you. O Mary, gentle and humble of heart, remember us when we sin. You know that all people sin. Grant that through your most pure and motherly heart, we may be healed from every spiritual sickness. Grant that we may always experience the goodness of your motherly heart, and that through the flame of your heart we may be converted. Amen.

O God, who by the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, did prepare a worthy dwelling place for thy Son, we beseech thee that, as by the foreseen death of this, thy Son, thou didst preserve her from all stain, so too thou wouldst permit us, purified through her intercession, to come unto thee. Through the same Lord Jesus Christ, thy Son, who livest and reignest with thee in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, world without end. Amen.

The Immaculate Conception: 8 things to know and share

Development of the Doctrine of the Immaculate Conception:

The Chaplet of Divine Mercy

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