Ineffabilis Deus: The Immaculate Conception
Apostolic Constitution issued by Pope Pius IX on
December 8, 1854
Ad Diem Illum
Laetissimum: On the Immaculate
Encyclical of Pope Pius X promulgated on
February 2, 1904
Prayer to the Immaculata
Source: St. Maximilian Kolbe's Prayer of Total
Includes chaplet of the Immaculate Conception
What are the fifteen symbols of the Immaculata
represented on the famous tapestry of Our Lady in Reims, France?
Immaculate Conception Emblems
Pedem Virginis Timeo, I Dread the Virgin's Foot, The Immaculata is victorious over the dragon symbolizing evil, etc.
What can you tell me about Mary as Patroness of America?
The following is an article addressing this question.
On December 8 we celebrate the Immaculate Conception, not only as
Catholics but also as Americans. The Catholic Church of the United
States made the Immaculate Conception the patronal feast of the whole
nation. This occurred in 1846, ...
Immaculate Conception Poetry
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