Christmas altar

Christmas Schedule

Celebrate Christmas at The Basilica 

The historic Church will be beautifully decorated with evergreen trees and poinsettias. The music, liturgy, and community create a special Christmas experience for all. 

 

Eve of the Birth of the Lord

Saturday, December 24

2:00pm     Vigil Eucharist*                          Archbishop Bernard Hebda with children’s choirs, cantor, organ
5:00pm     Vigil Eucharist*                          Mundus & Juventus ensembles, music from around the world
7:30pm     Vigil Eucharist                           piano, cantor, violin, trumpet
10:30pm   Prelude Music for Christmas     organ, harp, flute
11:00pm   Choral Music for Christmas       Cathedral Choir, organ, harp & flute
11:30pm   Vigil of Lights                            Cathedral Choir, organ
Midnight   Solemn Eucharist*                     Cathedral Choir, brass, harp, organ

 

The Birth of the Lord

Sunday, December 25

7:30am     Eucharist at dawn                      cantor, organ, violin
9:30am     Solemn Eucharist*                      Cathedral Choir, brass, strings, organ      
11:30am   Solemn Eucharist                       Cathedral Choir, brass, strings, organ      
5:00pm     Eucharist                                    music from around the world

 

Make a special gift to The Basilica this Christmas.

 

*ASL Interpreted/Livestream

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Upcoming Events

Dec 9 to Dec 10
2022
Friday
at
4:30 PM to 10:30 PM
CHRISTMAS: Jesus Christ Yesterday, Today, and ForeverNational Lutheran Choir Christmas Concerts 2022December 9,  4:30pm and 8:00pmDecember 10,  8:00pm...
Dec 11
2022
Sunday
at
9:30 AM
Bring the infant Jesus from your home nativity and have it blessed during the 9:30am and 11:30am Mass.
Advent wreath
Dec 11
2022
Sunday
at
10:45 AM to 12:00 PM
All are welcome to join in a small faith sharing group during the holy season of Advent. We have a three week series that will help us reflect on this season and hopefully help us prepare for...
Angel originally from College of Saint Benedict Chapel
Dec 13
2022
Tuesday
at
9:15 AM
Advent and Christmas at Home 2020
Dec 13
2022
Tuesday
at
5:30 PM
Advent Taizé with Opportunity for Individual Confession will be celebrated in Teresa of Calcutta Hall, undercroft.
Dec 15 to Dec 16
2022
Thursday
at
7:30 PM to 11:15 PM
Handel's MessiahSaint Paul Chamber OrchestraThursday December 15, 7:30 PMFriday, December 16, 8:00 PMTickets Paul McCreesh, conductorHera Hyesang Park, sopranoAvery Amereau, contraltoThomas Cooley,...
Advent candles
Dec 17
2022
Saturday
at
5:00 PM
The Sacrament of the Anointing of Sick is celebrated within the context of the 5:00pm Mass.All those suffering in mind, body, or soul, are welcome to receive the Sacrament.
Advent wreath
Dec 18
2022
Sunday
at
10:45 AM to 12:00 PM
All are welcome to join in a small faith sharing group during the holy season of Advent. We have a three week series that will help us reflect on this season and hopefully help us prepare for...
Room for Christmas musical
Dec 18
2022
Sunday
at
11:00 AM
Room for Christmas Children’s Christmas Musical 2022Room for Christmas, a musical by Mark Burrows that reminds us all to make room in our hearts for Jesus during this busy season,...
Angel originally from College of Saint Benedict Chapel
Dec 20
2022
Tuesday
at
9:15 AM