CHRISTMAS 2018

Masses for the Solemn Feast and Season of Christmas are as follows:

Masses for the Fourth Week of Advent

  • Saturday, 5:00 pm
  • Sunday, 7 am, 10:15 am (Solemn w/ organ), 12 pm (Spanish)

Masses for the Solemn Feast of the Nativity (Christmas)

  • Monday, Dec. 24:
    • 5 pm Vigil “Family” Mass;
    • 12 am “Shepherds’ Mass” at Midnight (Carols and organ begin at 11:15 pm).
  • Tuesday, Dec. 25
    • No 7 am Mass¬†
    • 10:15 am Mass of Christmas Morning
    • 12 pm Spanish Mass

Masses in the Octave of Christmas

  • No Mass Dec. 26; church offices closed.
  • Dec. 26-30: Masses of the Day are offered at 9 am. The rectory is closed for the duration of the Octave of Christmas.
  • January 1 (The Feast of Mary, the Mother of God) is a Holy Day of Obligation this year.

Rejoice! The Lord is near!

FOR THE DEAD

Remember, you are dust; to dust we all return.

October 31: The Eve of All Saints — Hallowe’en

  • 5 pm: Msgr. Joe and the other priests-in-residence will be giving out candy and glow-in-the-dark rosaries until we run out from the porch of the rectory. Adults: stop by for a little cider and beer!

November 1: The Solemnity of All Saints
A Holy Day of Obligation

  • 7 am: Simple Mass
  • 7 pm: Solemn Mass with cantor and organ.
    Note: All Saints is an archdiocesan holiday. The rectory offices will be closed.

November 2: The Commemoration of the All the Faithful Departed — All Souls

  • 6:30 am: Lay-Led Morning Prayer (Lauds) from the Office of the Dead.
  • 7 am: Simple Mass
  • 5:30 pm: Lay-Led Evening Prayer from the Office of the Dead.
    Memorial candles will not be available this year. 

Each Monday in November, beginning November 5.

  • 6:30 am: Lay-Led Morning Prayer from the Office of the Dead for the parish dead. Prayer books provided.

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine on them.

Pray for the dead; the dead pray for us.