ADVENT 2014: Reflection for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, December 8

by Judy Coode Genesis 3:9-15, 20 | Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12 | Luke 1:26-38 God chose us in Christ before the world began, to be holy and blameless in God's sight, to be full of love. (Ephesians 1:4) One of the very few infallible Church teachings, the Immaculate Conception of Mary celebrates a woman who said "yes" … Continue reading ADVENT 2014: Reflection for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, December 8

ADVENT 2013: Reflection for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, December 9

By Msgr. Ray East Genesis 3:9-15, 20 | Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12 | Luke 1:26-38 God destined us for adoption (Ephesians 1:5), Happy Feastday, United States of America! Today is our national holyday because our country is dedicated to Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. Mary is chosen to be the "new Eve" and is conceived … Continue reading ADVENT 2013: Reflection for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, December 9