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The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on Dec. 8

Friday, December 8 is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and a holy day of obligation. 
Did you know? The Immaculate Conception is not about the conception of Jesus, but about the conception of Mary. 

Learn more with these resources:

Father Mike Schmitz of Ascension Presents
(Watch video)
USCCB Catechetical Corner:
About the Immaculate Conception (English | Spanish)

The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe is Dec. 12

Prayer and solidarity with families of immigrants in conjunction with the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe (News release, USCCB)
Photo credit: The Annunciation by John Williams Waterhouse (public domain) via Wikimedia Commons