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Advent and Christmas Liturgy Schedule

Behold, I bring you tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord (Luke 2:10-11).

The Sacrament of Reconciliation

Tri-Parish Reconciliation with Individual Confessions

Monday, December 18 - 7:30pm
Our Lady of the Wayside

Tuesday, December 19 - 3:00pm
St. Edna

Tuesday, December 19 - 7:30pm
St. Mary's in Buffalo Grove

Wednesday, December 20 - 7:30pm
St. James

Christmas Mass Schedule

Fourth Sunday of Advent
Saturday, December 23

5:00pm - Mass of Anticipation

Sunday, December 24

7:30am, 9:30am
(11:30am & 5:30pm Mass not celebrated today)

Fulfills Sunday obligation, does not fulfill Christmas obligation

Christmas Eve - Saturday, December 24

(Carols begin 30 minutes prior to each Mass)

Christmas Day - Sunday, December 25


New Year's Mass Schedule

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph 
Saturday, December 30

5:00pm (Mass of Anticipation)

Sunday, December 31

7:30am, 9:30am, 11:30am
(5:30pm Mass will not be celebrated today)

New Year's Day - Monday, January 1

Mary, Mother of God (A Holy Day of Obligation)

Christmas Wafer (Oplatki)

We have the wafers available at the Parish Office for a donation of $1 per envelope.  There is one wafer per envelope.  You can pick them up during regular office hours.

Advent Reflection Books

The “Little Blue Book” for the Advent and Christmas seasons will be available.  These books provide 6-minute daily reflections from December 3, the First Sunday of Advent, through January 8, the Feast of the Epiphany of Our Lord.  Don’t forget to pick one up for your family.