Three different Masses are celebrated on Christmas with three different sets of readings, in addition to the Mass for Christmas Eve Day, which is called the Vigil of Christmas (In Vigilia Nativitatis Domini). Each Christmas Mass gets its Latin name from the first words of its Introit. ...

Blessed Feast of the Immaculate Conception! On December 8th, the Shrine community celebrated the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Patronal Feast of the United States and of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest.

Please pray the Memorare Daily for this Special Intention of the Institute of Christ the King.

“Members of a roofing company were hoisted to the upper dome and secured the cross as [Abbé] Baird watched from below.