Sisters announce Christmas prayer and service times
The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, have announced the schedule of Advent/Christmas season Masses and services to celebrate and honor the birth of Jesus.
All services are open to the public and to people of all faith traditions. All gatherings take place in the Church of the Immaculate Conception.
Mass on Sundays of Advent will be at 11 a.m., on the following dates: Dec. 1, Dec. 8, Dec. 15, Dec. 22. Advent Vespers will take place at 4:45 p.m., on Dec. 1, Dec. 15 and Dec. 22.
Mass for the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary will take place at 11 a.m., on Monday, Dec. 9.
The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe will be celebrated with Mass at 11:30 a.m., on Thursday, Dec. 12.
The Christmas Eve Vigil, featuring Christmas hymns, readings and candle lighting, will take place at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 24, with Christmas Day Mass at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 25.
The Feast of the Holy Family will begin with Mass at 11 a.m., on Sunday, Dec. 29.
The Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, will be celebrated with an 11 a.m., Mass, on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.
Mass for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord will be at 11 a.m., on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, and Mass for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord will take place at 11 a.m., on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020.
The first Taizé Prayer gathering of the new year is scheduled for 7-8 p.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2019.
Other events taking place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception during the month of December include a concert performed by the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Chorale and Madrigals at 3 p.m., on Sunday, Dec. 8.