Tuesday, December 24 — Christmas Eve

 

7:55 AM       Bells for Mass

                    Solemn announcement of the Birth of the Lord

5:15 PM       Bells for Pontifical I Vespers of Christmas

8:00 PM       House bell: nightly silence begins

No Compline

MIDNIGHT LITURGY OF THE BIRTH OF THE LORD JESUS

10:45 PM     Bell for Vigils of Christmas (statio)

                  Followed by Pontifical MIDNIGHT MASS

                  The tower bells are rung during the Gloria.

Wednesday, December 25 — Christmas Day

9:55 AM      Bells for Christmas Lauds and Mass (no statio)

11:55 AM    Bell for Noon Prayer

5:15 PM      Bells for Pontifical II Vespers of Christmas

7:00 PM      Bell for Compline

 

See full Christmas 2013 Schedule and Christmas Octave (PDF)

 

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MONASTIC ORDO AND SPECIAL SCHEDULES:

 

S=Solemnity   F=Feast   M=Memorial   OpM=Optional Memorial

Based on the 2013 Ordo of the Swiss-American Congregation O.S.B.

 

See other events at the Abbey and Seminary here.