Immaculate Conception

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Synonyms for Immaculate Conception

Roman Catholic holy day first celebrated in 1854

(Christianity) the Roman Catholic dogma that God preserved the Virgin Mary from any stain of original sin from the moment she was conceived

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Recently attended Mass at Immaculate Conception Parish in Sparks, Nevada.
The contract is for delivery of multimedia system (multimedia equipment, computer equipment together with the necessary equipment and network infrastructure, system software and utilities for the presentation of digital content made available by the employer in the form of text, video, photos, music) along with its installation, configuration, and user training and generate instructions for the parish of the immaculate conception of the blessed virgin mary and st.
For one thing, there is no scriptural or biblical reference to the Immaculate Conception.
Surprisingly absent from the volume's discussion of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception is the breakthrough theological contribution of Duns Scotus.
Henry Butler exemplifies this mission in this intimate dialogue with the inner-city children of Immaculate Conception School.
The quest for a way of representing the Immaculate Conception in art began when the doctrine became the subject of heated theological controversy from the 12th century.
Never mind that it was proclaimed only in 1859, so close to the proclamation of the Immaculate Conception.
All this, plus a version of the Immaculate Conception worthy of Luis Bunuel.
Four works referencing Spanish Baroque masterpieces depicting the Immaculate Conception (by Velazquez, Zurbaran, Murillo and Juan de Valdes Leal) recapitulate their source images via a formal vocabulary drawn from microscopic processes of asexual reproduction, three derived from Rhodomicrobium vannielii (erroneously referred to as "vannillie" in all the titles), the other from yeast.
JUST BEFORE DAWN on July 14, 1981, Detroit police hooked a tow truck to the basement door of the Immaculate Conception Church on Trombly Street and tore it off its hinges.
VAN NUYS - Pretty girls in party dresses, carrying roses and walking in a candlelight procession, will be one of the highlights May 15 when the Parish of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Philippine Independent Church, celebrates its annual Flores de Mayo and Santacruzan festivals.
More difficult are the theological and biological gaffes: in spite of being a good Catholic, Annie associates the Immaculate Conception with Jesus' physical birth, rather than with the state of Mary's lack of original sin; Annie and Kevin's baby is walking and eating solid foods by the time she's six months old without these feats seeming remarkable to any onlooker.
4) are boldly and persuasively disproved in Denis Hue's rich and very welcome overview of the early modern literary competition in honor of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary.
Addressing several hundred parishioners of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne, Ind.
The 193 students at Oldenburg Academy of the Immaculate Conception are learning, playing and socializing in a more energy efficient and better-lighted facility, thanks to the efforts of Cinergy Solutions, an affiliate of Cinergy Corp.