Feast of the Immaculate Conception (English)

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Tomorrow, we celebrate the feast of the Immaculate Conception - the day when we celebrate the unique gift of grace which God gave to Mary by which He preserved her from any stain of original sin from the very first moment of her conception.


Entrance Antiphon:

I rejoice heartily in the Lord, in my God is the joy of my soul; for he has clothed me with a robe of salvation, and wrapped me in a mantle of justice, like a bride adorned with her jewels.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Is. 61:10

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Offertory Antiphon:

Hail Mary, full of grace; the Lord is with you. Blessed are you among women, alleluia.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Lk. 1:28

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Communion Antiphon:

Glorious things are spoken of you, O Mary, for from you arose the Sun of Justice, Christ our God.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Ps. 86:3

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