Life on the Chrism Trail

Homily for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

December 8, 2021
St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Fort Worth, Texas

Genesis 3:9-15, 20
Psalm 98:1, 2-3AB, 3CD-4
Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12
Luke 1:26-38

The Liturgy of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception takes us to the beginning of human history when original innocence was lost by our first parents through the sin of Adam induced by the temptation of the serpent and the collaboration of Eve.

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