Thursday, December 8 is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Holy Day of Obligation. Holy Day Masses will be at 5:30pm (Vigil Mass on December 7), and on December 8 at 7am, 8am, 11am (no confessions), 12:10pm, 5:30pm and 7pm (Spanish). Join us for this feast that is so fittingly celebrated during Advent.
All are welcome to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, on Sunday, December 11 at St. Matthew’s 1pm Spanish Mass. Come also for refreshments and music in the North Conference Room following the 8:30am, 10am, 11:30am and 1pm Masses. The Archdiocese will celebrate this feast on December 10; see the Walk with Mary flier for more information.
On Sunday, December 11 at Lessons and Carols, the Schola Cantorum and the St. Matthew’s Festival Singers join 7 of our finest Cathedral lectors telling the story of the joyful anticipation of those awaiting the Messiah. View the flier.
All are welcome to St. Matthew's Advent Communal Penance Service, "Come Home for Christmas," at 12:10pm on Tuesday, December 20. Come and exerience the power of the sacrament, which restores us to God's grace and joins us with him in an intimate friendship. Haven't been to confession for awhile? View a Guide to the Sacrament of Reconciliation.