The month of December is dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, which is celebrated on December 8.
The first day of December falls during the liturgical season known as Ordinary Time and is represented by the liturgical color green.
The next 22 days fall during the liturgical season of Advent and are represented by the liturgical color purple.
The remaining days of December mark the beginning of the Christmas season. The liturgical color changes to white or gold — a symbol of joy, purity and innocence.
Verse of the Day:
"The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly."