She replied and said to him, “Lord, even the dogs under the table eat the children’s scraps.”
Then he said to her, “For saying this, you may go. The demon has gone out of your daughter.”
The Immaculate Conception
"Through the centuries the Church has become ever more aware that Mary, 'full of grace' through God, was redeemed from the moment of her conception. That is what the dogma of the Immaculate Conception confesses, as Pope Pius IX proclaimed in 1854:
Images: Holy card commemorating the apparition of Our Lady to Bernadette at Lourdes and pilgrims on the esplanade of the sanctuary at Lourdes.