Advent and Christmas Schedule

Advent is a period of preparation, extending over four Sundays, before Christmas.  The word Advent comes from the Latin advenio, “to come to,” and refers to the coming of Christ. This refers, first of all, to our celebration of Christ’s birth at Christmas; but…

Advent Reconciliation Service

Confession can be intimating, but Christ came to us as an infant. A child to hold and comfort. An approachable Savior who desire to be loved and to love in return. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is a sacrament of healing and that is what…

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Celebrate the 2018 Yuletide Season by joining the Valley Chamber Chorale conducted by Christopher Samuel for a presentation of A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols during St. Mary’s Basilica Solemn Vesper Service.  The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols reflects on the story of…