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Christmas at St. James
At the Vigil Mass of Christmas, children crowd into the west vestibule in preparation for the entrance procession.

Christmas at St. James
Images of Mary, Joseph, the baby Jesus (and a donkey and a lamb!) join in the entrance procession.

Christmas at St. James
The Schola Cantorum and St. Gregory and St. Cecilia Choirs lead the assembly in singing the Kyrie.

Christmas at St. James
During the Gloria, a star descends from the oculus...

Christmas at St. James

Christmas at St. James
Ian Newhall sounds the trumpet during the Gloria.

Christmas at St. James

Christmas at St. James
The Gospel procession.

Christmas at St. James
As the Gospel is proclaimed, children bring the images of Mary, Joseph, and the Baby Jesus forward.

Christmas at St. James
All the children present join Father Ryan in blessing the crib figures.

Christmas at St. James

Christmas at St. James
The procession at the conclusion of the Vigil Mass of Christmas.

Christmas at St. James

Christmas at St. James
Archbishop Brunett presides at the Noon Mass of Christmas.

Christmas at St. James
"Almighty God, the saving work of Christ made our peace with you.  May our offering today renew that peace within us and give you perfect praise." (Prayer over the gifts)

Christmas at St. James
"All the ends of the earth have seen the saving power of God." (Communion antiphon)

Christmas at St. James 2007
Christmas crib in the Cathedral Chapel.  Merry Christmas!

Christmas at St. James 2007

 


 

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