First Week of Advent (12/1-12/7)
December 1 (Saturday) - Change in Liturgical Environment for Advent after the 8 a.m. Mass
December 1-2 (Saturday & Sunday) - Regular Weekend Mass Schedule - Begin Cycle C readings. Advent Wreath Lighting at the 5:30 p.m. Mass
December 2 (Sunday) - Fellowship Sunday after the 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Masses
December 4 (Tuesday) - Women of St. Francis Luncheon and Fashion Show. Begins at 11 a.m. at the Sea Pines Country Club.
December 7 (Friday) - 8 a.m. & 12:15 p.m. Daily Mass - Feast of the Immaculate Conception (Holy Day of Obligation - Vigil at 6 p.m.
Second Week of Advent (12/8 - 12/14)
December 8 (Saturday) - Immaculate Conception (Holy Day of Obligation) - 8 a.m. Mass Only
December 8 - 9 (Saturday and Sunday) - Regular Weekend Mass Schedule
December 14 (Friday) - St. Francis by the Sea Catholic School - Breakfast with Santa in the Family Center
Third Week of Advent (12/15 - 12/21)
December 21, 2018 - January 4, 2019 - School Break
December 15 (Saturday) - Women of St. Francis Advent Day - 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Family Center
December 15 - 16 (Saturday and Sunday) - Regular Weekend Mass Schedule
December 16 (Sunday) - Monthly St. Francis Catholic School Mass - 9 a.m.
December 20 (Thursday) - St. Francis Catholic School Advent Music Concert - Gymnasium - 6 p.m.
December 22 (Saturday) - Creche and Christmas Trees up after the 8 a.m. Mass
Fourth Week of Advent (12/22 - 12/28)
****December 24, 2018 - January 1, 2019 - Parish Office Closed ****
December 23 (Sunday) - Changing of the Liturgical Environment for Christmas after the 12:15 p.m. Mass
Monday, December 24 - 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. - Vigil Mass - *Contemporary Music
Monday, December 24 - 10:00 p.m. - Vigil Mass - *Traditional Music with Orchestra & Cantor
Tuesday, December 25 - 9:00 a.m. Mass - *Traditional Music with Orchestra & Cantor
Tuesday, December 25 - 11:00 Mass - *Traditional Music with Orchestra & Cantor
*Music begins 20 minutes before Mass
Wednesday, December 26 - Friday, December 28 - 8 a.m. Daily Mass ONLY
Tuesday, December 31 - 8 a.m. Daily Mass Only
Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God (Holy Day of Obligation)
Monday, December 31 - 6 p.m. Vigil Mass
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 8 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Mass
January 5 - 6 (Saturday and Sunday) - The Epiphany of the Lord - Regular Mass Schedule
January 12 - 13 (Saturday and Sunday) - The Baptism of the Lord - Regular Mass Schedule
End of Christmas Season/Begin Ordinary Time