--The season of
Advent is the time of preparation for the coming of Christ at Christmas and the start of the liturgical year in the Roman Catholic Church.
--Monday, Dec. 9 is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and is not a holy day of
--Thursday, Dec. 12 is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, co-patroness of the Diocese of Sacramento, and is celebrated as a
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Download and read Pope Francis' widely discussed apostolic exhortation, “The Joy of the
Gospel,” issued November 24th from St.
Peter's in Rome.