Advent / Christmas Schedule 2018

Prepare for His Coming

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
Holy Day of Obligation – Fri., Dec. 7/Sat., Dec. 8
  Dec. 7 (Vigil) – 7:30 p.m. Spanish – Serra Center
Dec. 8 – 7:30 a.m. English –  Serra Center
Dec. 8 – 10:00 a.m. English – Serra Center

FEAST OF SAN JUAN DIEGO & Our Lady of Guadalupe
(All are invited – services mostly in Spanish)
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
Feast of San Juan Diego – 7:00 p.m. – Serra Center
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018
Mass – 7:00 p.m. – Serra Center
Tues., Dec. 11, 2018
Mass: 7:00 p.m. w/a variety of activities and serenade from 11:00 p.m. to 12 a.m. Serra Center
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018
Mañanitas: 5:00-6:00 a.m. Serra Center
Mass: 6:00 a.m. Serra Center
Mass with bilingual aspects – 7:00 p.m.  Serra Center

Simbang Gabi
which translates to Night Mass. It is a Filipino devotional nine-day series of Masses in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary in anticipation of Christmas.

Sun., Dec. 16 thru Sun., Dec. 23
12/16 –12/23 – 6:30 p.m. Mass – Parish Chapel
(Fellowship to follow each Mass)

LAS POSADAS
Celebrated each evening. The posadas re-enact Mary and Joseph’s difficult journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem in search of shelter; in Spanish, the word means “lodging.”

Sun., Dec. 16 thru Sun., Dec. 23 (All in Spanish)
12/16 Old Mission: 7:00 p.m.
12/17 thru 12/21: 6:30 p.m. St. Francis Hall
12/22 Serra & 12/23 – Old Mission: 7:00 p.m.
(Fellowship to follow each event)

CHRISTMAS EVE—MONDAY, Dec. 24, 2018
Masses fulfill Christmas Day Obligation
Serra Center:
4:00 p.m. Mass (Shepherd/10am Choirs)  – English
  7:00 p.m. Mass (Samoan Choir) – English
  9:00 p.m. Mass (Ladamus Te Choir)  – Spanish
12:00 Midnight Mass (Sun. 5pm Choir)  – English

CHRISTMAS DAY– TUESDAY, December 25, 2018
Holy Day of Obligation
  7:00 a.m. Mass (Cantor/Accompanist) – English – Serra
10:00 a.m. Mass (Shepherd/10am Choirs) – English –
Serra Center (children’s homily & procession)
12:00 p.m. Mass (Ladamus Te) – Spanish – Serra Center (children’s homily & procession)

MARY, MOTHER OF GOD – TUES., JANUARY 1, 2019
HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION
10:00 a.m. Bilingual Mass – Serra Center