|5 p.m.||Christmas Mass and Children’s Pageant
Contemporary Choir and Brass Ensemble, Traditional and Contemporary Carols and Seasonal Music
The children will re-enact the Nativity Gospel of St Luke
(doors open at 8:15 p.m.)
|9 p.m.||Solemn and Festive Mass at Night
Traditional Choir and Congregational Song with Brass Ensemble
Première of new Sabbatino Family Memorial Organ
Corelli: Christmas Concerto, arranged for brass; DePearsall: In Dulci Jubilo; Willcocks: Sussex Carol; Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter, arranged for brass; Palestrina: Hodie Cristus Natus Est; De Victoria: O Magnum Mysterium; Traditional Carols
There is no Mass at midnight.
Thursday, Dec. 25
|9 a.m.||Festive Christmas Day Mass
Contemporary Choir with Brass Ensemble
|11:30 a.m.||Solemn and Festive Mass of Christmas Day
Traditional Choir with Congregational Song with Brass Ensemble
Handel: For Unto Us a Child is Born from Messiah; Morton Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium
There is no evening Mass on Christmas Day.
Wednesday, Dec. 31
|12:10 p.m.||Mass — The Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas
(Does not fulfill the Holy Day of Obligation for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God.)
There is no evening/Vigil Mass on Dec. 31.
Thursday, Jan. 1
|11:30 a.m.||Mass — The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Fulfills the Holy Day of Obligation
There is only one Mass on Jan. 1.