What is the Immaculate Conception?

December 8th is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, and is a Holy Day of Obligation. But what is the Immaculate Conception and what does it mean in our own lives?

Msgr. Stuart Swetland recently sat down with Sheila Liaugminas on A Closer Look to discuss this important dogma of the Catholic Church.

Stephanie Foley serves as a Digital Media Producer at Relevant Radio®. She is a graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville, where she studied journalism, and she has worked in Catholic radio for 12 years. Stephanie is a wife, a mother of three boys, and in her free time she enjoys reading, running, and really good coffee. You can find more of Stephanie’s writing at relevantradio.com and on the free Relevant Radio mobile app.