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"From heaven high I come to earth; I bring good tidings of great mirth!"  The children of St Gregory and St Cecilia Choirs sing the prelude to the service while angels, created by parishioner Kitty Kavanaugh, fly overhead. Emily Pontn, a member of the Schola Cantorum, conducts the prelude.

Stacey Sunde conducts the Schola Cantorum and orchestra.

Jubilate! Young Women's Ensemble sings Bach's "Now Comes the World's Salvation."

St Edward's Vocal Ensemble, under the direction of Rob Fannon.

Melchior, Caspar, and Baltasar make an appearance during the singing of the favorite carol "We Three Kings."

The high point of the service comes with the proclamation of the beginning of John's Gospel:  "And the word was made flesh and dwelt among us.  And we saw his glory."

The singing of "Silent Night" by candlelight is the perfect ending to the service.


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804 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, Washington  98104
Phone 206.622.3559  Fax 206.622.5303