Called the “Trinity Dome,” the glass mosaic is the final architectural element of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, a shrine to Mary.
The choir of the prophets proclaimed of old the Maiden unblemished and holy, whose child is God, whom Anna conceived, that was sterile and without progeny; with rejoicing of heart, let us who have been saved through Her today bless Her, as the only one who is wholly without blemish. Show More Summary
Contrary to popular belief, Friday's celebration isn't related to the the virgin birth.
Our next major photopost will be for tomorrow’s feast of the Immaculate Conception. Please send your photos (whether of the Ordinary or Extraordinary Form) to email@example.com for inclusion. We are also always glad...Show More Summary
Tomorrow begins the novena leading up to the solemnity of Mary's Immaculate Conception. This is a good place to begin.That virginal quality which, for want of a better word, I call emptiness is at the beginning of this contemplation.It...Show More Summary
Talk about an immaculate conception!
On the feast of Ss Peter and Paul, His Excellency Glen Provost, bishop of Lake Charles, Louisiana, celebrated a Pontifical Mass in the traditional rite in the cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Even though this was two months ago,...Show More Summary
Three protesters began holding vigil outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Monday.
From the archives of the Istituto Luce comes this wonderful newsreel report on an event of the Marian year proclaimed by Pope Pius XII, which ran from the feast of the Immaculate Conception of 1953 to the same date of the following year. Show More Summary
The occult ritual involved Jack Parsons and L. Ron Hubbard attempting to conjure a messiah to overthrow Christianity by way of an immaculate conception. The post Occult Sex, Rocket Magic & Scientology: The Jack Parsons – L. Ron Hubbard Explosion appeared first on CrimeFeed.
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Washington's Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the largest Roman Catholic Church in North America, is an imposing structure with 70 different chapels. Visitors often need a few minutes of quiet contemplation...Show More Summary
The real version of the papal tiara donned by Jude Law lives in a glass case at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. [ more › ]
Some 30 summers ago we were staying at a famously beautiful villa outside Turin; our hostess was — indeed is…
The concept of a perfect lens that can produce immaculate and flawless images has been the Holy Grail of lens makers for centuries. In 1873, a German physicist and optical scientist by the name of Ernst Abbe discovered the diffraction limit of the microscope. Show More Summary
Iraqi Christians exiled by ISIS celebrated Palm Sunday in the Church of the Immaculate Conception in the town of Qaraqosh for the first time in three years.
Here are all the things the Internet was talking about when it wasn't talking about Beyoncé's immaculate conception. The post While You Were Offline: Beyoncé Is Having Twins and the Internet Is Having a Cow appeared first on WIRED.
On Sunday, I published some photos of the Fraternity of St Peter’s German seminary visiting Buxheim Charterhouse, and celebrating Mass there for the feast of the Immaculate Conception. That same day, the community celebrated VespersShow More Summary
Louis Brandeis converted to Zionism at 56, after a life removed from Jewish concerns, so as to get on to the Supreme Court, which President Wilson had made clear was impossible unless he was a "representative Jew." Brandeis's hagiographers,...Show More Summary
As always, we are very grateful to everyone who sent in their photographs of liturgies celebrated on the Immaculate Conception, a very large number indeed this year. For obvious reasons, we can only post a selection, but a few of these sets are posted on Facebook and elsewhere, and links are given where you can see some more of the photos. Show More Summary