Christmas Season Calendar 2017
Fourteen Holy Helpers
Christmas Season Calendar 2017 Masses & Festivities
(All events will be held in the Church; unless noted differently.)
December 2nd & 3rd – Advent begins! Take a moment to enjoy our family tree! St. Lucy Wheat and Advent materials are at all doors of the church.
December 2nd & 3rd – If you can, please stop to pick an angel off of our Angel Trees to help bring Christmas joy to needy families in our community. Please return your unwrapped gifts to the church with the angel tag attached by December 17th
December 7th – 4:30 pm, December 8th – 8:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 7:00 pm Masses – Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary … Holy Day of Obligation
December 9th & 10th – Sodality Christmas Cookie Sale after all Masses in the Parish Hall. Stop by and pick up some homemade treats for the holidays
December 11th – 7:00 pm – Prayer Session with Fr. David – This month’s topic, “Experiencing the Beauty of Christmas Through the Living God.”
December 16th – 9:15 am – Children’s Lessons & Carols. Everyone is invited to attend – bring your children or grandchildren. Refreshments will be served in the school cafeteria, immediately following the service.
December 16th – 11:30 am – Lunch with Santa in the Hall … Please call the Rectory by Dec. 11th to RSVP. More info at … Lunch with Santa.
December 16th – 4:30 pm – Blessing of Baby Jesus Figurines for your Nativity. Bring your family nativity figure of Baby Jesus to be blessed during Mass. Stop by the table at the front of church to have your figure of Baby Jesus wrapped before leaving church.
December 17th – 9:00 & 10:30 am – Blessing of Baby Jesus Figurines for your Nativity. Bring your family nativity figure of Baby Jesus to be blessed during Mass. Stop by the table at the front of church to have your figure of Baby Jesus wrapped before leaving church.
December 17th – 4:00 pm – Advent Lessons & Carols in the Church. Advent music and scripture woven into a prayerful service of word and song. Invite your friends … Everyone is welcome!
December 18th – 3:00 pm & 7:00 pm – Vicariate Penance Service will be held at Fourteen Holy Helpers. Many Priests will be available.
December 20th – 7:00 pm – Chesterton Academy Christmas Concert – Hall
December 23rd – 4:30 pm – Vigil of 4th Week of Advent Mass, fulfills the Sunday Mass obligation
December 24th – 8:00 am & 11:00 am – 4th Week of Advent Mass … these morning Masses fulfill the Sunday Mass obligation but they do not fulfill the Christmas Holy day obligation. The Holy Day schedule follows.
Christmas Eve – 4:30 pm – Traditional Mass in Church
Christmas Eve – 4:30 pm – Family Mass in Ebner Hall (Our Christmas Pageant is back! If your children would like to participate by being in the pageant or reading at Mass then please contact the Rectory at 674-2374 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We are looking for children of all ages. )
Christmas Eve – 9:30 pm – Carols with our Choir before 10:00 pm Mass
Christmas Day – 8:00, 10:00 am & Noon – Mass
December 30th – 4:30 pm – Vigil of Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph
December 31st – 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 am & NOON – Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph
January 1st – 11:00 am – Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God
January 6th – 4:30 pm – Vigil of the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord
January 7th – 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 am & NOON – Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord