By The Message Staff
Editor’s note: Following are Advent and parish-sponsored programs that The Message received from parishes across the diocese. If you do not see a parish you are interested in on this list, please contact that parish directly.
2019 Advent & Christmas Parish-Sponsored Programs
Advent Parish Mission, 6 p.m., Dec. 3, 4 and 5, Sts. Mary and John Parish, Evansville; “Unlocking the Secrets of the Mass” will be presented by Fr. Tyler Tenbarge.
Rejoice: Advent Meditations with Mary, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Dec. 4, 11 and 18, Holy Rosary Parish, Evansville.
Rejoice: Advent Meditations with Joseph, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Dec. 2, 9 and 16, Holy Rosary Parish, Evansville.
FORMED Movie Night, 6 p.m., Dec. 6, Holy Redeemer Parish, Evansville; “Mary of Nazareth” will be shown.
Bethlehem Star: Fact of Fiction?, 6 – 8 p.m., Dec. 9, Holy Rosary Parish, Evansville.
Mañanitas Vigil Prayers in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 10 p.m.-12 a.m., Dec. 11, Holy Rosary Parish, Evansville.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day, 6:30, Festivities, 7 p.m., Mass, Dec. 12, St. Joseph Parish, Jasper; Reception to follow Mass.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass, 6 p.m., Dec. 12, Holy Rosary Parish, Evansville; reception to follow.
Christmas Music Program, 6:30 p.m., Dec. 14, Precious Blood Parish, Jasper; Celebration Singers Concert.
Advent Afternoon Mission, 12-4:15 p.m., Dec. 15, St. Mary Parish, Sullivan; Fr. John Pfister will lead the mission with topic “Gaining Beatific Vision illustrated by Women of the Bible”; lunch, followed by two sessions; free admission; free-will offering will benefit the parish community kitchen; for information and to rsvp for lunch, 812-512-0997.
The 177 Project: An Evening of Adoration and Music, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Dec. 16, Holy Redeemer Parish, Evansville; Special guest, Aly Aleigha; free admission.
Ordinary Lives Extraordinary Mission, 7 p.m., Dec. 17 and 18, St. Mary Parish, Ireland; lead by John R. Wood, author and speaker; live music; for information, call 812-482-7041.
The Role of Mary in Your Life Mission, 10 a.m., Dec. 18, St. Mary Parish, Ireland; lead by John R. Wood, author and speaker; live music; light lunch will follow, for information, call 812-482-7041.
Blue Christmas, When “Merry” isn’t Merry, 7 p.m., Dec. 18, St. Joseph Parish, Jasper; a time of prayer and meditation for those that find the season difficult; sponsored by the Stephen Ministries of St. Joseph Parish.
Handel’s Messiah by Candlelight, 7 p.m., Dec. 21, St. Joseph Parish, Jasper; presented by the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus; tickets available at the parish office or Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra website; $23, presale/$25, at the door.