HOLIDAY MASS SCHEDULE 2017
November 23 (Thanksgiving) 9:00am
December 7th-Feast of the Immaculate Conception Vigil 5:00pm
December 8th-Feast of the Immaculate Conception 7:00am, 12:05 pm, 5:00pm
December 9th-Anniversary of the Dedication of the Cathedral 8:00am
December 17th-Follow the Star Play -10:00 am
Christmas Eve-5:00pm Vigil and 10:30pm Mass During the Night
Christmas Day-9:00am and 11:00am
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As Parishioners of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, we are a culturally diverse Catholic Community united in the grace of God, under the mantle of Mother Mary, called to dedicate our lives to Christ. As Cathedral, we are a beacon of tradition and grandeur, hospitality, and sacred liturgy. We are missioned to serve God in our parish, our diocese, and in the broader community.
A Parish of Faith, Hope, and Charity
Immaculate Conception is the title of the Blessed Virgin as sinless from the first moment of her existence. In the words of Pope Pius IX's solemn definition, made in 1854, "The most holy Virgin Mary was, in the first moment of her conception, by a unique gift of grace and privilege of almighty God in view of the merits of Jesus Christ the Redeemer of mankind, preserved free from all stain of original sin." Her freedom from sin was an unmerited gift of God or special grace, and an exception to the law, or prividege, which no other created person has ever received. Solemn celebration of this special dignity is noted each December 8 in a special Mass on that Holy Day of obligation for all Catholics. The Blessed Virgin Mary, under the title of Immaculate Conception, is the patroness of the United States, our Diocese and this Cathedral.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: (in Chapel)
Friday: after 12:05 pm Mass until 5:00 pm and
Benediction at 4:55 pm
Monday and Friday: 7:30 am, 4:30 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 7:30 am
Saturday: 8:30-9:15 am, 3:45-4:30 pm
Holy Days of Obligation & National Holidays: none
Pre-Christmas (Advent) and Pre-Easter (Lent): as posted
Cathedral is Open
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Weekend: (in Cathedral)
Saturday: 5:00 pm
Sunday: 8:30 am, 11:30 am, 5:00 pm
Weekday: (in Chapel)
Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am, 12:05 pm
FIRST FRIDAY of the Month: 7:00 am
(Note new time change for Friday 7am Mass)
Friday 8:00 am, 12:05 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am
Holy Days of Obligation: (in Cathedral)
5:00 pm Vigil, 7:00 am, 12:05 pm, 5:00 pm