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Choral Meditations on the Nativity and Solemn Mass on Christmas Eve
December 24, 2020
Registration is required to attend Mass in person due to restrictions placed upon Houses of Worship by the District of Columbia which now limit the number of attendees to 250 persons per service. Register at nationalshrine.org/mass-registration/.
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception invites you to join us on December 24, as we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
2:00 pm – Vigil Mass of the Nativity of the Lord – Great Upper Church
5:00 pm – Vigil Mass of the Nativity of the Lord – Great Upper Church
9:00 pm – Musical Meditations on the Nativity in the Great Upper Church with music from the Knights Tower Carillon by Basilica Carillonneur Robert Grogan and from the Gallery Organs by Basilica Organists Benjamin LaPrairie and Andrew Vu.
10:00 pm – Choral Meditations on the Nativity – Great Upper Church
10:30 pm – Solemn Vigil Mass on Christmas Eve – Great Upper Church
* This Mass will be broadcast live by EWTN