Immaculate Conception

December 9, 2013

On Marian Feast, Pope Francis Prays for Desire for Holiness

The Holy Father marked the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception with visits to the Piazza de Sapgna and the Basilica of St. Mary Major.

December 8, 2013

The Immaculate Conception: 8 things to know and share . . .

December 5, 2012

8 Things You Need to Know About the Immaculate Conception

February 20, 2012

A Dictionary for Philosophers, Dickens Not a Catholic Lover, Dawkins Fails, Lent, and much more!

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December 8, 2011

Pope: 'In Her Sinless Perfection, Mary Is a Great Sign of Hope'

Dec. 8's special feast day, a holy day of obligation, honors the patroness of the United States and the Church's mother.

December 8, 2011

Immaculate Conception Cathedral Draws Faithful to Mary and Christ

A year after Pope Pius IX declared the dogma of the Immaculate Conception, Bishop Thomas Connolly celebrated the first Mass in this cathedral honoring our Blessed Mother. Dec. 4 issue feature.

December 6, 2011

Gaudi Exhibit in Vatican, Thomas More College, St. Nicholas, Immaculate Conception, and much more!

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September 6, 2011

The Problem with Christian Rock, B16's Favorite Bach Cantata, Moscow Schemes, and much more!

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August 9, 2011

Christian Institutions Can Heal Society, Why Be Catholic?, Myth Busters: Sola Scriptura, and more!

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December 7, 2010

How the Vatican Preps for Christmas

Its special mission to focus the world’s attention on the sacred goes into high gear as Advent winds down.