This month, I’m featuring a three-part series about May Marian devotions on Catholic Lane and will follow the series with spots on Sacred Heart Radio’s Sonrise Morning Show with Brian Patrick each Tuesday at 6:45AM EST. Join us live or catch the podcast later at:
Some folks mistakenly think that this feast refers to our Lord - that he was immaculately conceived, without stain of sin. Well, that's true, but that's what the Annunciation is all about, not the Immaculate Conception. The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception refers to the conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, who was conceived without original sin.