Christmas Eve Festal Eucharist

10:30 PM – Sunday, December 25, 2016, 1 am

Prelude music (Charpentier’s “In Nativitate Domini canticum”) begins at 10 PM, sung by the combined Cathedral Choirs. The Bishop of New York celebrates the Eucharist and preaches. The Cathedral Choirs and Orchestra perform Mozart's festive Coronation Mass, as well as classic Christmas carols. Special guests Paul Winter and Susanna Phillips join to celebrate the Christmas spirit.

This beloved service is open to all. Passes are not needed to attend this service—there is plenty of seating for all! A limited number of passes for general reserved seating are available to the public by request, while supplies last, until December 12. To request passes, please contact Christian DeRuiter (or call 212-316-7483). Passes are honored until 10:10 p.m.

Congregation members should direct requests to the Office of Pastoral Care. Cathedral volunteers should direct requests to the supervisor or manager of the office with which they volunteer.

Service:Coronation Mass, K. 317 – Mozart
Anthem(s): Jauchzet, frohlocket – Bach
Cantique de Noël – Adam