Thursday, August 11, 2022

Parish Christmas Masses

The following parishes have submitted their Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Mass schedules for publication. All Masses are open for in-person attendance. The dispensation from the Sunday and Holy Day obligations to attend Mass are still in place. The Diocese strongly recommends that those who are sick, have a compromised immune system or are considered more vulnerable continue to remain home at this time. Parishes continue to follow Diocesan, state and CDC safety guidelines regarding sanitizing, distancing and wearing masks. For information regarding your parish’s Masses, please contact the parish directly.

Abbottstown

Immaculate Heart of Mary
Call ahead to reserve a seat, except for the 2 p.m. outdoor Mass.
Christmas Eve:
2 p.m. Outdoor Mass
4 p.m. Livestream to Website
6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Christmas Day
10 a.m.

 

Bonneauville

St. Joseph the Worker
All Masses will be livestreamed on the parish Facebook and YouTube pages.
Christmas Eve:
6 p.m.
Christmas Day:
Midnight and 9 a.m.

 

Coal Township

Our Lady of Hope
Masses by reservation only, seats will be assigned. Call the parish to reserve.
Christmas Eve:
4 p.m. (Seating is full)
6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Christmas Day:
10 a.m.

 

Columbia

St. Peter
Christmas Eve:
3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Christmas Day:
9 a.m.

 

Cornwall

Sacred Heart of Jesus
Christmas Eve:
4 p.m. Children’s Mass
6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Christmas Day:
8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

 

Danville

St. Joseph
Masses will not be livestreamed, but a recorded Mass will be posted to the parish’s YouTube page. Masses are first come, first seated, up to 125 individuals.
Christmas Eve:
4 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Christmas Day:
10 a.m.

 

Duncannon

St. Bernadette
Christmas Eve:
6 p.m.
Christmas Day:
11 a.m.

 

Elysburg

Queen of the Most Holy Rosary
Christmas Eve:
2:30 music prelude (livestreamed)
3 p.m. (livestreamed)
6 p.m.
Christmas Day:
9 a.m.

 

Enola

Our Lady of Lourdes
Christmas Eve:
4 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and 10 p.m.
Christmas Day:
7:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.

 

Ephrata

Our Mother of Perpetual Help
Christmas Eve:
5 p.m., 8 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Christmas Day:
9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

 

Hanover

St. Vincent de Paul
Christmas Eve:
4:30 p.m.
4:45 p.m. in the auditorium
6:30 music prelude
7 p.m.
Christmas Day:
Midnight and 9 a.m.

 

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Christmas Eve:
3 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Christmas Day:
Midnight and 9 a.m.

 

Harrisburg

Holy Name of Jesus
All Masses will be broadcast live on FM 87.7 and available in the chapel parking lot on your car radio. Holy Communion may be received in the main church directly after each Mass.
Christmas Eve:
4 p.m. (livestreamed), 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. (livestreamed)
Christmas Day:
8 a.m., 10:15 a.m. (livestreamed) and noon

 

Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament
Christmas Eve:
5 p.m. Children’s Liturgy
7:30 p.m. in Vietnamese
Christmas Day:
9 a.m. and noon
10:30 a.m. in Vietnamese

 

St. Catherine Labouré
Masses are reserved seating. Visit the parish website to reserve available seats. All Masses will be livestreamed on the parish website and Facebook page.
Christmas Eve:
2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Christmas Day:
Midnight, 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

 

St. Margaret Mary
Christmas Eve:
2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and midnight
Christmas Day:
9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

 

HERSHEY

St. Joan of Arc
Masses on Areba Avenue will be live streamed in the social hall and gymnasium. Masses on Sand Hill Road will be live streamed in the cafeteria. Livestream sessions are not overflow Masses. They will start at the same time noted above. Communion will be distributed at all Masses.
Christmas Eve:
2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the church
2 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the school gym (Sand Hill Rd.)
Christmas Day:
Midnight, 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. in the church

 

Lancaster

Assumption BVM
Christmas Eve:
2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Christmas Day:
Midnight, 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

 

St. Anne
Christmas Eve:
4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Christmas Day:
9:30 a.m. livestreamed

 

Lebanon

St. Cecilia
Christmas Eve:
2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Christmas Day:
10 a.m.

 

Manchester

Holy Infant
Christmas Eve:
2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Christmas Day:
9 a.m.

 

Marysville

Our Lady of Good Counsel
Christmas Eve:
4 p.m.
Christmas Day:
Midnight and 9 a.m.

 

McSherrystown

Annunciation BVM
Christmas Eve:
4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Christmas Day:
8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Mechanicsburg

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Christmas Eve:
3 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Christmas Day:
Midnight, 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.

 

St. Joseph

Christmas Eve:
2 p.m. in the church (livestreamed)
4 p.m. in the church and at the gazebo
6 p.m. in the church
8 p.m. at the gazebo
10 p.m. in the church (livestreamed)
Christmas Day:
9 a.m. in the church (livestreamed)
9 a.m. at the gazebo
11 a.m. in the church

 

St. Katharine Drexel

Christmas Eve:
2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Christmas Day:
10 a.m.

 

Mount Carmel

Divine Redeemer
Christmas Eve:
4 p.m., 6:30 p.m. (livestreamed) and 9 p.m.
Christmas Day
8:30 a.m.

 

Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Christmas Eve:
2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Christmas Day:
Midnight and 9:30 a.m.

 

New Holland

Our Lady of Lourdes
A video of the Vigil Mass will be posted on the parish website Christmas morning.
Christmas Eve:
4 p.m. family Mass
7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Christmas Day:
8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

 

New Oxford

Immaculate Conception BVM
Christmas Eve:
3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. (All three Masses livestreamed on the parish’s Facebook page)
Christmas Day:
Midnight, 10 a.m. and Noon

 

Palmyra

Holy Spirit
Christmas Eve:
2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. outside, bring a chair of listen from your car on FM 95.9
5:30 p.m. (livestreamed)
Christmas Day:
Midnight (livestreamed) and 11 a.m.

 

Roaring Creek

Our Lady of Mercy
Reservations are required; contact the parish office.
Christmas Eve:
2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Christmas Day:
8 a.m. and 10 a.m. (if needed)

 

Rohrerstown

St. Leo the Great
RSVP to the parish office; RSVP does not count as a ticket or guarantee a seat
Christmas Eve:
3 p.m.
3:15 in the gym
5:30 p.m. (livestreamed)
7:30 p.m.
Christmas Day:
9:15 a.m. (livestreamed) and 11 a.m.

 

Selinsgrove

St. Pius X
Christmas Eve:
4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Christmas Day:
Midnight and 10 a.m.

 

Trevorton

St. Patrick
Masses by reservation only, seats will be assigned. Call the parish to reserve.
Christmas Eve:
4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
No Masses Christmas Day

 

Shamokin

Mother Cabrini
Masses by reservation only, seats will be assigned. Call the parish to reserve.
Christmas Eve:
4 p.m. (Seating is full)
8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Christmas Day:
9 a.m.

 

Shippensburg

Our Lady of the Visitation
Tickets required for each Mass; contact the parish office.
Christmas Eve:
2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Christmas Day:
10 a.m.

 

Spring Grove

Sacred Heart of Jesus
Masses held in the parish center. RSVP required; contact the parish office.
Christmas Eve:
3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Christmas Day:
9 a.m.

 

Steelton

Prince of Peace
Christmas Eve:
2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the church, parish center and parking lot
Christmas Day:
9 a.m. in the church, parish center and parking lot

 

York

Immaculate Conception BVM
Contact the parish regarding which Mass you will attend. All Masses will be livestreamed on the parish’s YouTube channel.
Christmas Eve:
3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
9 p.m. in Spanish
Christmas Day:
Midnight and 9 a.m.
Noon in Spanish

 

St. Patrick

All Masses will be livestreamed. Communion will be available at the canopy following every liturgy for those who watch from home. 
Christmas Eve:
2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Christmas Day:
8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

 

St. Rose of Lima

Christmas Eve:
4 p.m., 6:30 p.m. (livestreamed) and 9 p.m.
Christmas Day:
9 a.m. (livestreamed) and 11 a.m.

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