Feast of the Immaculate Conception - United States

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08 Dec 2017

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates belief in the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is universally celebrated on December 8, nine months before the feast of the Nativity of Mary, which is .. know more




When is Feast of the Immaculate Conception in United States in 2017?


Friday

08 Dec 2017

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What is Feast of the Immaculate Conception Holiday ?

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates belief in the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is universally celebrated on December 8, nine months before the feast of the Nativity of Mary, which is celebrated on September 8. It is the patronal feast day of Spain, Korea, Portugal, Nicaragua, Brazil, the Philippines and the United States of America. It is celebrated by the Roman Catholic Church as well as a few other closely related Christian churches. The feast was first solemnized as a Holy Day of Obligation on December 6, 1708 under the Papal Bull Commissi Nobis Divinitus by Pope Clement XIand is often celebrated with Holy Mass, parades, fireworks, processions, ethnic foods, and cultural festivities in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary and is generally considered a "family day", especially in many Catholic countries