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When is Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2019?

Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2019 started on Sunday 8th Dec, 2019 (08/12/2019) 1028 days ago

What is Feast of the Immaculate Conception?

Feast of the Immaculate Conception

The 8th of December marks the Feast of the Immaculate Conception – a holiday that is observed in several countries since the eighth century, such as Italy, Argentina, Spain, and Chile. It is also considered as a day of obligation for Roman Catholics; entailing the attendance of church.

The notion behind the day often perplexes many people. It is a misconception that the Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the day Jesus was conceived, but rather, it is the day that the Virgin Mary was conceived. Ergo, the day celebrates the mother of Jesus, and the doctrine that she was preserved from original sin her entire life.

The holiday had been a topic of debate since its inception; the belief that in this context the term “immaculate” conveys that the Blessed Mother was born without original sin caused controversy amongst numerous theological scholars. Nevertheless, in the year 1854, Pope Pious IX settled the contention by proclaiming this belief as a substantial tenet of the Roman Catholic Church.

Noteworthy, in 2017, President Duterte of the archipelagic country, the Republic of the Philippines, promulgated the Feast of Immaculate Conception as a national holiday – a tribute to the ardent devotion of Filipinos to the mother of Jesus. Notwithstanding, it has now become a special working day, instead.

Dates for Feast of the Immaculate Conception from 2015 to 2030

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Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2030SundayDec 8th in 2989 days
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2029SaturdayDec 8th in 2624 days
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2028FridayDec 8th in 2259 days
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2027WednesdayDec 8th in 1893 days
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2026TuesdayDec 8th in 1528 days
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2025MondayDec 8th in 1163 days
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2024SundayDec 8th in 798 days
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2023FridayDec 8th in 432 days
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2022ThursdayDec 8th in 67 days
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2021WednesdayDec 8th 297 days ago
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2020TuesdayDec 8th 662 days ago
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2019SundayDec 8th 1028 days ago
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2018SaturdayDec 8th 1393 days ago
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2017FridayDec 8th 1758 days ago
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2016ThursdayDec 8th 2123 days ago
Feast of the Immaculate Conception 2015TuesdayDec 8th 2489 days ago
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Start DateDec 8, 2019
When? Ended 1028 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Christian Holidays

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