Please join us for our Advent and Christmas seasons celebrations – the more the merrier!
Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish and School
2019-2020 Advent and Christmas Activities
Saturday/Sunday, November 30/December 1 – 1st Sunday of Advent*
Tuesday, December 3 – Anniversary of the Founding of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish (1948)
Saturday, December 7 – Breakfast with Santa – 1st session – 8:00 am/2nd session – 9:45 am in the school gym. Admission is $8 and includes buffet breakfast and a visit with Santa. Vendors and a Santa’s workshop will also be available. Contact email@example.com for more information and tickets.
Saturday, Sunday, December 7/8 – 2nd Sunday of Advent* - Anniversary of the Dedication of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church (2008)
Sunday, December 8 – 4:00pm- Emmet Cahill, “Christmas in Ireland” Concert tickets start at $30. Call Rectory or https://www.emmetcahill.com/
Monday, December 9 – Celebration of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Masses at 8:00 am – Not a Holy Day of Obligation
Tuesday, December 10 – 7:00 pm - Advent Parish Celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation including those receiving for the first time.
Saturday/Sunday, December 14/15 – 3rd Sunday of Advent* – Marriage Anniversary Blessing at all Masses
Wednesday, December 18 – School Christmas pageant at 7-8:00 pm in school gym. Open to the public.
Saturday/Sunday, December 21/22 – 4th Sunday of Advent*
Tuesday, December 24 - Christmas Eve – Masses at 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 9:00 pm (8:30 pm – Carol Service) All Masses/Services are in the Church.
Wednesday, December 25 – Christmas – Masses at 9:00 am and 11:00 am All Masses are in the Church
Saturday/Sunday, December28/ 29 – Feast of the Holy Family* – Parish Open House after all weekend Masses. Come see Fr. Mike’s train garden.
Tuesday, December 31/Wednesday, January 1 – Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God – Mass at 5:00 pm (Tuesday), 9:00 am and 11:00 am (Wednesday)
Saturday/Sunday, January 4/5 – Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord*
Sunday, January 5 - 4:00 pm – IHM Concert Series – “Greccio Nativity Service”, a Franciscan celebration about the first Nativity scene led by the choirs of Archbishop Curley H.S.
Saturday/Sunday January 11/12 – Baptism of the Lord* - the conclusion of the Christmas season