Since December 8, 2019, is the Second Sunday of Advent, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is transferred to Monday, December 9, 2019. The obligation is not transferred to Monday and therefore is not a Holy Day of Obligation. However, please consider this a Holy Day of Opportunity and join us for Mass, Monday, December 9th at 8:30 A.M. in the chapel.
- Friday of the First Week of Advent December 6, 2019Reading 1 Is 29:17-24 Thus says the Lord GOD:But a very little while,and Lebanon shall be changed into an orchard,and the orchard be regarded as a forest!On that day the deaf shall hearthe words of a book;And out of gloom and darkness,the eyes of the blind shall see.The lowly will ever find joy in the […]
- Friday of the First Week of Advent December 6, 2019
- Vatican unveils Nativity scene, lights Christmas tree December 6, 2019VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican unveiled the Nativity scene and lit the Christmas tree with energy-saving lights in St. Peter’s Square during a late afternoon ceremony Dec. 5. The 85-foot-tall spruce tree came from the forests of the Veneto region in northeast Italy and another 20 smaller trees were donated by communities in the […]Catholic News Service
- Vatican unveils Nativity scene, lights Christmas tree December 6, 2019