Advent & Christmas with the Franciscans
"May the coming Advent Season be a time of joyful anticipation & hope.
--SJB Provincial Minister Fr. Mark Soehner
Join the Franciscans in your journey through Advent to the birth of our Savior.
The first day of Advent is Sunday December 2. Franciscan Media has created an Advent booklet to fit in your pocket. 'Advent with Saint Clare,' by Susan Hines-Brigger is free.
To receive a free copy click here.
Offer valid in the US only. If you live outside of the US, contact us for the electronic version at firstname.lastname@example.org
Advent & Christmas Events Around the Province
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Franciscan Monastery to the Holy Land
1400 Quincy Street N.E., Washington, D.C. 20017
Saturday, December 22 – Day of Recollection Retreat
Monday, December 24, Christmas Eve – Lighting of the Luminaria at 1:00 pm.
Christmas Vigil Masses – 5:00 pm, 8:00 pm, and Midnight
Christmas Day Masses – 8:00 am, 10:00 am, and Noon
Church of the Transfiguration
25231 Code Road, Southfield, MI 48033
Sunday, December 9 – Blessing and Breakfast for Retired Religious
Tuesday, December 18 – Christmas stories and cookie exchange at 7:00 PM
St. Clement Church
4536 Vine St, St. Bernard, OH 45217
Sunday, December 2 - “O Come, O Come” Advent Concert at 7:00 PM
Monday, December 17 – Advent Reconciliation Service
Sunday, December 23 – Blessing of Expectant Parents (all Masses)
Christmas Eve – 4:00 PM, Vigil Mass: Children’s Liturgy
10:00 PM Carols and Vigil Mass
Christmas Day Mass – 10:30 AM
St. Francis Seraph Church
1615 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
A Franciscan Christmas
November 25 – January 1, 2019 - Live Outdoor Nativity
November 23 – December 30 - International Christmas Display at Christian Moerlein.1621 Moore Street.
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November 30 & December 1 - Saengerfest! Choral Festival from 7:00 - 10:00 PM.
December 28 - Open House from 6:00 - Midnight. Appetizers and cash bar.
St. Monica-St. George Parish Newman Center
328 W. McMillan Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219
Tuesday, December 4 – Advent Evening of Reflection for Women, 6:30 – 8:30 PM PM, Tickets $15
Thursday, December 6 – Taize Prayer Service, 6:15 – 6:45 PM. Contact Jill for more information at email@example.com
St. Francis Retreat House
3918 Chipman Road, Easton, PA 18045
Monday, December 17 – A Franciscan Christmas, Mini-Retreat, Dinner 6:00 PM, Presentation 7:00 – 9:00 PM (Register by December 10, Donation $30)