Upcoming Events

ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE

Wednesdays and Thursday at 6:15 p.m. (except on Dec. 20)

Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:10 a.m. (except on Dec. 8)

Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. (except on Dec. 24)

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Confessions, 5:15 p.m. on Thursdays Dec. 7, 14, 21

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament  – Thursday, Dec. 7, 5 p.m.

Rosary – 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Dec. 7, 14, 21 & 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Dec. 6, 13, 20

Feast of the Immaculate Conception – Friday, Dec. 8, 12:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. Masses

Parish Reconciliation Service – Wednesday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Holy Spirit

4th Sunday of Advent – Dec. 23 – 5:30 p.m. Mass & Dec. 24 – 10:15 a.m. Mass only

Christmas Masses – Sunday, Dec. 24 (Vigil of Christmas) – 4:30, 6:30, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Masses are incense-free. Monday, Dec. 25 (The Nativity of the Lord) – 10 a.m.  Parents: There is no nursery for the Christmas Masses.

Feast of the Holy Family – Saturday, Dec. 30, 5:30 p.m. & Sunday, Dec. 31, 8 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m.

Feast of Mary, the Mother of God – Monday, Jan. 1, 11 a.m.

The Epiphany of the Lord – Saturday, Jan. 6, 5:30 p.m. & Sunday, Jan. 7, 8 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m.

Reminders: The Parish Office will be closed starting Dec. 22 – Jan. 2, and will reopen on Jan. 3.  There will be no Masses on Dec. 26, 27, 28, 29 and Jan. 2.  There will be no Children’s Liturgy on Dec. 23 & 24 and Dec. 30 & 31.  The Preschool is closed Dec. 18- Jan 1; reopens Jan. 2.

OTHER PARISH EVENTS

 Preschool Christmas Program       Friday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m.

Holiday Basket Preparation  Saturday, Dec. 16, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Advent/Christmas Choir concert  Sunday, Dec. 17 at 3 p.m.

Advent Senior High Youth Group  Sunday, Dec. 17, 7 – 9 p.m. (Gr. 9-12)

Advent Junior High Youth Group Monday, Dec. 18, 7-9 p.m. (Gr. 6-8)

Decorating for Christmas  Sunday, Dec. 24, 1:30 p.m.

2017 Advent Reconciliation Services

December 5 7PM Star of the Sea Catholic Church

December 6 7PM Holy Family Catholic Church

December 7 7PM St. Nicholas Catholic Church

December 12 7PM St. Luke’s Catholic Church

December 13 7PM Holy Spirit Parish

December 14 7PM St. John the Apostle Catholic Church

Simbang Gabi schedule

Dec. 15 – 7 p.m. Mass  St. Luke Catholic Church, Va. Beach

Dec. 16 – 7 p.m. Mass   Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Prince George

Dec. 17 – 7 p.m. Mass  Sunday Masses – Respective parishes

Dec. 18 – 7 p.m. Mass Christ the King Catholic Church, Norfolk

Dec. 19 – 7 p.m. Mass  Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Va. Beach & Church of the Ascension, Va. Beach

Dec. 20 – 7 p.m. Mass  Holy Spirit Catholic Church

Dec. 21 – 7 p.m. Mass  St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Va. Beach

Dec. 22 – 7 p.m. Mass  St. Bede Catholic Church, Williamsburg

Dec. 23 – 7 p.m. Mass  St. Pius X Catholic Church, Norfolk