Advent and Christmas 2023

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2023 Schedule

Christmas Masses in the Main Church:

Christmas Eve on Sunday, December 24 at 4:30 pm and 9:00 pm

  • 4:30 Mass Chamber Music
  • 9:00 Mass Choir

Christmas Day on Monday, December 25 at 8:00 am and 10:00 am

  • 8:00 Mass
  • 10:00 Mass

Parish Penance Service:

Tuesday, December 12 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm

New Year's Masses:

New Year's Eve on Sunday, December 31 at 4:30 pm

New Year's Day on Monday, January 1 at 9:00 am


Advent Wreath

  • 1st Sunday of Advent symbolizes Hope with the "Prophet Candle" reminding us that Jesus is coming. The purple candle is lit.
  • 2nd Sunday of Advent symbolizes Faith with the "Bethlehem Candle" reminding us of Mary and Joseph's journey to Bethlehem. The second purple candle is lit.
  • 3rd Sunday of Advent, known as Gaudete (Rejoice) Sunday, celebrates that our waiting for the birth of Jesus on Christmas day is almost over. The pink candle is lit today. Rose (pink) is a liturgical color that signifies joy.
  • 4th Sunday of Advent symbolizes Peace with the "Angel's Candle" reminding us of the message of the angels: "Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward Men."


Advent Wreath