Faithful throughout the Archdiocese are invited to gather at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul for a prayerful, holy, and unique way to ring in the New Year. It will be hosted by members of the Cathedral’s Young Adult Group and the Catholic Center for Young Adults.
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 – Wednesday, January 1, 2020
11:00 p.m. Holy Hour
12:00 a.m. Midnight Mass
1:00 a.m. – 2:30 a.m. Celebration
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Reverend G. Dennis Gill, Rector of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and Director of the Archdiocesan Office for Divine Worship, will be the principal celebrant and Father Shaun Mahoney will be the homilist at the Midnight Mass for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. Following the Mass, there will be a celebration in Drexel Hall. The theme is Art Deco and 1920s period attire is welcomed. Refreshments and music will be provided at no cost and all are welcome to attend.
You can find information about the event through the Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events/453854045322662/ or CCYA’s Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/CatholicCenterForYoungAdults .
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Note: The Catholic Center for Young Adults works to build weekly fellowship, strengthened faith and communion of Catholic life among young adults in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. For more information about CCYA, please visit http://www.ccyaphiladelphia.org/ .
The Young Adults at the Cathedral is an organization within the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul committed to the faith, fellowship and community service. To learn more about this group, please visit http://cathedralphila.org/events/young-adult-events/ or reach out to Chris Sacco at firstname.lastname@example.org .