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Different Holy Days associated with the Catholic Church

Posted by Delia Bass on

Different Holy Days associated with the Catholic ChurchThere are many holy days and holidays that are associated with the Catholic Church. If you want to follow along with those dates‚ you May want to buy a Catholic calendar. These calendars can help you follow through the liturgical year with details on everything from Advent and Christmas to Lent and Easter.

Solemnity of Mary‚ the Mother of God: The holy day called the Solemnity of Mary‚ the Mother of God starts the year by celebrating the Virgin Mary. Catholics are reminded of the role that she played in the salvation story. All Christians celebrate the birth of Christ at Christmas‚ but a week later‚ Catholics also celebrate the role Mary played in the story by bringing Christ into the world.

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception: The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary celebrates Mary’s conception of Jesus without sin. The Blessed Virgin Mary was kept free of original sin from her moment of conception and was filled with the sanctifying grace normally conferred during baptism.

Solemnity of St. Joseph‚ Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary: The Solemnity of St. Joseph‚ Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary‚ celebrates the life of the foster father of Jesus Christ. St. Joseph was the husband of the Virgin Mary and therefore‚ the foster father to Christ. Joseph was likely born in Bethlehem and he probably died in Nazareth.

This is just the brief information about some of the holy days in Christian religion. To know more‚ click here.