Christmas Eve at the Advent

The Schedule of Services for Christmas

Sunday, December 15—The Third Sunday of Advent (“Gaudete”)
9:00 am: Church School Christmas Pageant

Tuesday, December 24—The Vigil of Christmas
4:30 pm: Family Mass & Procession to the Crèche
Music:
William Mathias: A babe is born, op 55
William Walton: Make we joy now in this fest

10:15 pm: Musical Prelude

11:00 pm: Procession & Solemn Mass
Music:
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Missa “Hodie Christus natus est”
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Hodie Christus natus est
Tomás Luis de Victoria: Quem vidistis pastores

Wednesday, December 25—Christmas Day    (Parish Office Closed)
11:00 am: Mass

The Parish Clergy are available for Confession as a preparation for the Feast.  You may call and make an appointment.

Tuesday, December 31
5:00 pm: Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols by Candlelight
Music:
David Bednall: Noe, noe 
Boris Ord:  Adam lay y-bounden
Kenneth Leighton: Lully, lullay, thou little tiny child, op 25b
George Frederick Handel: For unto us a child is born (Messiah, HWV 56)
Bob Chilcott: Shepherd’s Carol
Cecilia McDowall: Alma redemptoris mater
Tomás Luis de Victoria: Quem vidistis pastores
Harold E. Darke: In the bleak midwinter
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Reges Tharsis et insulæ
Jeremy Filsell: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

Wednesday, January 1—The Holy Name    (Parish Office Closed)

11:00 am: Mass

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