The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Our Patronal Feast day of our parish and the United States of America, also a Holy day of obligation. Chosen by God, Mary reverses the sin of Even. Because of her obedience, God's salvation is made known to all nations. Originating in the 7th century, feast of the "Conception of Mary by St. Anne," Pope Clement XI, in his Bull, Commissi Nobis, established this Solemnity for teh entire Church in 1708; patroness of the USA, Spain, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic fo the Congo.
We will celebrate Masses for this Holy Day as follows:
- 6:30 a.m.
- 8:00 a.m.
- 7:00 p.m. - presided by Bishop Martin Holley, D.D.