At the heart of Advent is Mary, our Blessed Mother. Her figure always appears early in this holy season, as we celebrate her Immaculate Conception on Dec. 8.
Our Advent liturgy follows the divine design for salvation history. We remember her birth as we await the birth of her Son, our Lord and Savior.
Jesus and Mary are united in the mystery of God’s plan for the world. And they are united in the mystery of his plan for your life and mine.