Immaculate Conception

The Immaculate Conception is a doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church that states that the Virgin Mary was free of original sin from the moment of her conception. First... Wikipedia

  • Major shrine:  Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
  • Feast:  December 8 (Roman Rite), December 9 (Byzantine Rite)
  • Attributes:  Crescent moon, halo of twelve stars, blue robe, putti, serpent underfoot, Assumption into heaven
  • Patronage:  France, Lusophone world, Portugal, Brazil, Korea, Macau, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Philippines, Spain, Guatemala, United States, Uruguay
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