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On this feast of the Immaculate Conception, which is the Patronal Feastday of the United States of America, recite the Hail Mary or this prayer at the evening meal.
This year, because of a quirk of the calendar, there is no obligation to attend Mass on this Feastday, although you may still wish to do so considering Mary's preeminent position among the saints. Confused about moveable feastdays? Here's an explanation.
Watch a video featuring children reciting the Hail Mary in their native languages.
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