The Immaculate Conception is a major feast in the Catholic Church, celebrated on December 8. However, in the Novus Ordo, because the feast fell on a Sunday it was moved to today, while in the Traditional rite it was celebrated yesterday on the 8th.*
Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with you! (Lk. 1:28)
Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the Fruit of thy womb, Jesus! (Lk. 1:42)
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.
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