Who are You, Immaculate Conception? (St. Maximilian Kolbe)

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION: These words fell from the lips of the Immaculata herself. Hence, they must tell, us in the most precise and essential manner, who she really is. Since human words are incapable of expressing Divine realities, it follows that these words, "Immaculate" and "Conception", must be understood in a much more profound, much more … Continue reading Who are You, Immaculate Conception? (St. Maximilian Kolbe)

The Immaculate Conception by Father Francis Xavier Weninger, 1876

"And a great sign appeared in heaven: A woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars."--Apoc. 12. . Among the various privileges of the Blessed Virgin, the one which the Church recalls to us by the feast of to-day strikes us as being … Continue reading The Immaculate Conception by Father Francis Xavier Weninger, 1876

What is the Immaculate Conception

What is the Immaculate Conception? The Immaculate Conception is a Dogma of the Catholic Church, maintaining that, from the moment when she was conceived in the womb, the Blessed Virgin Mary was kept free of Original Sin, so that she was, from the start, filled with the Sanctifying Grace normally conferred in Baptism. It is … Continue reading What is the Immaculate Conception