December 23 - Cardinal Seán O’Malley’s Schedule For Christmas Eve, Christmas Day And New Year’s Eve*

DECEMBER 24, 2010 (Christmas Eve)

11:00 AM Cardinal Seán to visit Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA.

Cathedral of the Holy Cross Schedule:

11 :10 pm: Organ Prelude on E & G.G. Hook and Hastings Op. 801

11 :30 pm: Choral Prelude & Carols until Midnight: Cardinal Seán to celebrate Midnight Mass for the Solemnity of Christmas at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington Street, Boston.

Midnight: Cardinal Seán Celebrant and Homilist

DECEMBER 25, 2010 (Christmas Day)

9:30 am: The Cardinal will visit St. Francis House, 39 Boylston Street, Boston, and offer his Christmas blessing.

11:00 am: Cardinal Seán will celebrate a one-hour televised Christmas Mass from the studios of WHDH-TV/Channel 7 in Boston. It will be broadcast on both Ch 7 & their sister station WLVI-TV, CW56.

DECEMBER 31, 2010 (New Years’ Eve)

9:00 PM:  Cardinal Seán to celebrate Mass at St. Leonard’s Church in the North End (corner of Hanover and Prince Streets).  Following Mass, Christmas Carols will be sung, followed by a witness speaker and Eucharistic Holy Hour to welcome the New Year at Midnight.

JANUARY 1, 2011

12:00 NOON:  Mass with the Haitian Catholic Community, Cardinal Seán Celebrant and Homilist

Please check and for stories and coverage of this year’s Christmas celebration.

(Please note that the Cardinal will not be available for interviews at these celebrations and visits.)