You will note that the Fourth Sunday of Advent occurs on Sat, Dec 23 and Sun, Dec 24. Christmas Eve and Day are Dec 24 and Dec 25. Therefore, the following guidelines are being published for your edification and planning.
For the 24 hours beginning at 4:00pm Sat, Dec 23 through 3:59pm Sun, Dec 24, all celebrations are for the Fourth Sunday of Advent. For the 32 hours beginning 4:00pm Sun, Dec 24 through 11:59pm Mon, Dec 25, all celebrations are for the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord.
The following will be the Masses schedule for Sat, Dec 23 - Mon, Dec 25:
- Fourth Sunday of Advent
- Sat, Dec 23 5:00 pm (Vigil)
- Sun, Dec 24: 8:00am, 10:00am, 12:00pm.
- * There will be no 7:00 pm Mass on Dec 24.
- Masses for the Christmas Holy Day:
- Sun, Dec 24: 4:00pm (Vigil Mass of Christmas), 6:30pm (Vigil Mass of Christmas), 10:00pm (Christmas Mass at Midnight)
- Mon, Dec 25: 9:00am (Christmas Day Mass), 11:00am (Christmas Day Mass.
- ** Please note the Masses in parentheses indicate the Mass readings and prayers celebrated at that Mass. There will be no 7:00pm Mass on Christmas Day.