The Archdiocese of New Orleans has announced schedules of Masses at business district churches for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
The schedules are as follows:
St. Louis Cathedral: Dec. 24, Christmas Vigil Mass at 5 p.m., preceded by a concert and carols at 4:30 p.m. by the St. Louis Cathedral Boychoir, under the direction of Dreux Montegut. Doors will reopen at 11:15 p.m. in advance of the Mass at Midnight, with prelude music performed at 11:30 p.m. by the St. Louis Cathedral Choir under the direction of Dreux Montegut. Archbishop Alfred C. Hughes will celebrate the Mass, which will be televised live beginning at midnight on WLAE-TV, Channel 32. Masses Christmas Day will be at 9 and 11 a.m.
A New Year’s Eve vigil Mass will be at 5 pm., Dec. 31, with New Year’s Day Masses celebrated at 7:30 a.m. and noon.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 411 N. Rampart St.: Dec. 24, Christmas Vigil Mass at 4 p.m. (Children’s liturgy). Doors will reopen at 10:30 p.m. there will be Christmas carols prior to Midnight Mass beginning at 11:30 p.m. Dec. 25, Masses at 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Immaculate Conception Church (Jesuit’s), 130 Baronne St.: Dec. 24, Christmas Vigil Mass at 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and Midnight Mass. Dec. 25, Masses at 8, 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
St. Joseph Church, 1802 Tulane Ave.: Dec. 25, Midnight Mass and 10 a.m.
New Year’s Eve vigil Mass will be celebrated Dec. 31 at 4 p.m.
St. Patrick Church, 724 Camp St.: Christmas Vigil Masses (English) at 4 and 5:30 p.m. Doors open at 11 p.m. with the Choir music beginning at 11:15 p.m., followed by Midnight Mass (Latin Mass). Dec. 25, Masses (English) at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Security will be provided at all services.