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Immaculate Conception / Holyday of Obligation – Masses at 6:30, 8:15, 10am & 6:30pm

December 8

Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Today is a holy day of obligation
for Latin Rite Catholics in the USA.

What do you know about the Immaculate Conception? Find out about Mary in 2 minutes.
What about teens and the Mother of God?

“Mary’s Immaculate Conception enhances Jesus’ redemptive  work.
Other members of the human race are cleansed from  original sin after birth.
In Mary, Jesus’ work was so powerful  as to prevent original sin at the outset.”
Read more.

WORD

Pray the Scriptures for this solemnity. Click HERE then scroll down and click on today’s date for a video reflection.
Pray with today’s gospel in lectio divina. Help families and groups prepare for this feast.

WORSHIP

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.
Isaiah 61: 10

RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Psalm 98

HYMNS FOR THE DAY:
♦ Immaculate Mary
♦ O Sanctissima
Gospel Canticle of Mary (Magnificat)

COMMUNION ANTIPHON
Glorious things are spoken of you, O Mary,
for from you arose the sun of justice,
Christ our God.

WORLD

Here you’ll find an Advent Meal Prayer. Send an e-card. Find prayers, recipes and activities.
Print an Immaculate Conception coloring page.

Immaculate Conception is the patronal feast of the United States of America and of our diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend.
Our Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is a magnificent mother church for us. Enjoy these videos about this treasure in our midst.
‏♦ Part One: Intro, Architectural History
♦ Part Two: Stained Glass Windows
♦ Part Three: Stations of the Cross
♦ Part Four: Sanctuary, Closing

Mark your calendar now for Advent and Christmas.

MUSICAL ENCOURAGEMENT: Magnificat

 

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December 8
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St. Jude Catholic Church
2130 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-6609

St. Jude Catholic School
2110 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-4611

Parish Office Hours
8 am - 4 pm Mon-Fri

Music Ministry
(260) 484-6609