Immaculate Conception: Gateway to a Beautiful & God-Given Life

Posted December 13, 2016 1:28 am by frchrislemieux71

Immaculate Conception: Gateway to a Beautiful & God-Given Life

 
We celebrate the beautiful Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary during Advent, celebrating God’s grace given to His Chosen Handmaid, the Mother of His Son.  It  is a time for us to pause and ponder the Lord’s Divine Plan for the salvation of the world and His Divine Plan for each of us.  One of the common misunderstandings I’ve experienced has been that many believe we are celebrating Jesus’ immaculate birth here, but of course it is the traditional belief that Our Lady was given the special grace of the removal of Original Sin by God

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