Novena in Preparation for Christmas

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Parish will celebrate a Novena in Preparation for Christmas from Thursday December 15th through Friday December 23rd, at 7:00 PM each evening.

The service is based on Evening Prayer from the Liturgy of the Hours and consists of hymns, chants, a reading, a homily, and prayers. The final evening will conclude with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

The presiders each evening are as follows:

Thursday, December 15th, Rev. Lawrence Brennan, Pastor of St. Elizabeth of Hungary

Friday, December 16th, Rev. Michael Boehm, Archdiocesan Vicar for Priests.

Saturday, December 17th, Rev. James Cormack, C.M., Pastor of St. Catherine
Labouré Parish.

Sunday, December 18th, Deacon Michael Lampe, Our Lady of Lourdes Parish,
Washington MO.

Monday, December 19th, Deacon Robert Snyder, St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish.

Tuesday, December 20th, Deacon Thomas Gottlieb, Annunziata Parish.

Wednesday, December 21st, Rev. Christopher Seiler, Associate Pastor, St. Gabriel Parish.

Thursday, December 22nd, Rev. Christopher Martin, Vice-Rector of Kenrick-Glennon

Friday, December 23rd, Most Rev. Robert Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis.

The Novena is a wonderful way to prepare for the coming of Christmas. Come for one
evening or for several. It will be a prayerful experience. Confessions will be heard after
all services but the last.