Christmas Season

As we contemplate the Crib, let us gaze on the open arms of Jesus, which show us the merciful embrace of God, as we hear the cries of the Child who whispers to us: "for my brethren and companions' sake, I will say: Peace be within you."

Pope Francis

General Intercessions for Christmas

Archbishop Blase Cupich asks that an intention for the safety of first responders and those serving in the military, especially those in harm's way, be included in the General Intercessions for Christmas, e.g., That the Lord grant his protection and care to all first responders and those in military service, especially those in harm's way, we pray.

Resources for the Advent and Christmas Season

Articles from Catholic New World and Católico

Midnight Mass

Archbishop Cupich will be the main celebrant at Midnight Mass at Holy Name Cathedral, State and Superior streets in Chicago. WGN-TV/Channel 9 will broadcast this Mass live beginning at 12 a.m. for viewers in Chicago and the suburbs. Rev. Greg Sakowicz will provide English language commentary throughout the broadcast. This Mass will be streamed live on WGN TV's web site: www.wgntv.com/livestream.

Christmas Mass at Mercy Home for Boys and Girls

Archbishop Blase Cupich will be the main celebrant at Christmas Mass at Mercy Home for Boys and Girls. WGN-TV/Channel 9 will broadcast this Mass live beginning at 8 a.m.