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StL250 Celebration
Procession of Relic of St. Louis IX, King of France

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Upcoming Masses & Events at the Oratory 

 

November - Month of the Holy Souls in Purgatory

Wednesday, November 22 - St. Cecilia - 8am Low Mass; 12:15pm Low Mass
Thursday, November 23 - Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 23 - St. Clement I - 8am Low Mass; 6:30pm Adoration
Friday, November 24 - St. John of the Cross - 8am Low Mass
Saturday, Novebmer 25 - St. Catherine of Alexandria - 8am Low Mass
Sunday, November 26 - 109th Anniversary of the Dedication of St. Francis de Sales church
Sunday, November 26 - Last Sunday after Pentecost - 8am Low Mass; 10am High Mass
Monday, November 27 - Our Lady of the Miraulous Medal - 8am Low Mass
Tuesday, November 28 - St. Sosthenes - 8am Low Mass w/ devotions; 6:30pm Low Mass w/ devotions
Wednesday, November 29 - St. Saturninus - 8am Low Mass; 12:15pm Low Mass
Thursday, November 30 - St. Andrew the Apostle - 8am Low Mass; *Novena - 6:30pm Mass

December - Month of the Nativity

Novena in Preparation
of the
Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Thursday, November 30
6:30pm Low Mass
Father Brian Harrison
Chaplin, St. Mary of the Victories chapel
"Mary, Seat of Wisdom"

Friday, December 1
6:30pm Low Mass
Father Eric Kunz
Pastor, St. Clare parish
"Mary, Mother of Our Savior and Help of Christians"

Saturday, December 2
8am Low Mass
Canon Adrian Sequeira
Vicar, St. Francis de Sales Oratory
"Maria, Cause of Joy"

Sunday, December 3
10am High Mass
Canon Francis Altiere
Old St. Patrick's Oratory, Kansas City
"Virgin Most Powerful - Virgin Most Merciful" 

Monday, December 4
6:30pm Low Mass
Father Henry Purcell
Associate pastor, Immaculate Conception parish
"Tower of David - Tower of Ivory"

Tuesday, December 5
6:30pm Low Mass
Father Thomas Keller
Pastor, Assumption parish
"Morning Star"

Wednesday, December 6
6:30pm Low Mass
Father Damien Dougherty, OFM
Professor of Sacred Scripture, ArchStL
"Mary, Mother of the Church"

Thursday, December 7
6:30pm Low Mass
Canon Jean-Baptiste Commins
Vice Rector, Shine of Christ the King, Chicago
"Mirror of Justice, Mother of Mercy"
 
Friday, December 8 
6:30pm High Mass
Canon Michael K. Wiener
Rector, Saint Francis de Sales Oratory
"Queen Conceived Without Original Sin"


Friday, December 1 - Prophet Nahum - 8am Low Mass
Saturday, December 2 - Novena - 8am Low Mass
Sunday, December 3 -  1st Sunday of Advent - 8am Low Mass; 10am (Novena) High Mass
Monday, December 4 - St. John Chrysologus - 8am Low Mass; 6:30pm (Novena) Low Mass
Tuesday, December 5 - St. Sabbas - 8am Low Mass w/ devotions; 6:30pm (Novena) Low Mass
Wednesday, December 6 - St. Nicholas - 8am Low Mass; 12:15pm Low Mass; 6:30pm (Novena) Low Mass
Thursday, December 7 - St. Ambrose - 8am Low Mass; 6:30pm (Novena) Low Mass
Friday, December 8 - Immaculate Conception - Holy Day of Obligation - 8am Low Mass; 12:15pm Low Mass; 6:30pm High Mass
Saturday, December 9 - St. Juan Diego - 8am Low Mass
Sunday, December 10 - 2nd Sunday of Advent - 8am Low Mass; 10am High Mass
Monday, December 11 - St. Damasus - 8am Low Mass
Tuesday, December 12 - Our Lady of Guadalupe - 8am Low Mass w/ devotions; 6:30pm Low Mass w/ devotions
Wednesday, December 13 - St. Lucy - 8am Low Mass; 12:15pm Low Mass
Thursday, December 14 - Advnet Feria - St. Arsenius - 8am Low Mass; 6:30pm Adoration
Friday, December 15 - Advent Feria - St. Christiana - 8am Low Mass
Saturday, December 16 - St. Eusebius - 8am Low Mass
Sunday, December 17 - 3rd Sunday of Advent - 8am Low Mass; 10am High Mass
Monday, December 18 - Greater Advent Feria - Expectation of Our Lady - 8am Low Mass
Tuesday, December 19 - Greater Advent Feria - St. Urban the Fifth - 8am Low Mass w/ devotions; 6:30pm Low Mass w/ devotions
Wednesday, December 20 - Ember Wednesday - 8am Low Mass; 12:15pm Low Mass
Thursday, December 21 - St. Thomas the Apostle - 8am Low Mass; 6:30pm Adoration
Friday, December 22 - Ember Friday - St. Frances Xavier Cabrini - 8am Low Mass
Saturday, December 23 - Ember Saturday - St. Victoria - 8am Low Mass
Sunday December 24 - 4th Sunday of Advent - Christmas Eve - 8am Low Mass; 10am High Mass

Christmas at the Oratory

Confessons 30 minutes before all Masses and Devotions

Sunday December 24 - Christmas Eve
11:30pm Sacred Christmas Carols
before Mass at Midnight
Monday, December 25 - Nativity of Our Lord
12:00am Mass at Midnight
8am Low Mass
10am High Mass

 

 
  

 

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