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Advent Opportunities & Holiday Mass Times

The Masses below reflect additional or special times added to accommodate the Holiday season. For additional information or the regular Mass schedule, please check with your parish.

Please note that this year Christmas Eve falls on the 4th Sunday of Advent. The Christmas Eve Vigil Mass (any Mass after 4:00 p.m. on Sunday) does not fulfill the Sunday obligation, but rather the Holy Day of Obligation for Christmas Day. To fulfill the regular Sunday obligation, one must attend a Mass after 4:00 p.m. on Saturday or before 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Bellaire

St. Luke

Penance Service | Wed., December 13 at 7:00 p.m.

4th Sunday of Advent | Sat., Dec. 23 at 4:00 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 24 at 11:00 a.m.

Christmas Eve Vigil Mass | 4:00 p.m.

Christmas Day | 11:00 a.m.

Regular Mass times for Dec. 30 & 31. There will be no Mass on January 1.

Also see St. Joseph in East Jordan

Boyne City

St. Matthew

Eucharistic Adoration | 4:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesdays during Advent

Taize Prayer | 6:00 p.m., Thursdays during Advent

Christmas Eve | 6:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. (no 11:00 a.m. Sunday Mass)

Mary, Mother of God (New Year’s Day) | 10:00 a.m.

Also see St. Augustine, Boyne Falls

Boyne Falls

St. Augustine

Eucharistic Adoration | 9:00-1:00 p.m., Wednesdays during Advent

Christmas Day | 9:00 a.m.

Mary, Mother of God Vigil (New Year’s Eve) | 5:00 p.m.

Also see St. Matthew, Boyne City

Cadillac

St. Ann

Christmas Eve | 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. (Musical prelude begins at 10:30 p.m.)

Christmas Day | 10:30 a.m.

Cedar

Holy Rosary

Lessons & Carols | Saturday, December 16 at 6:30 p..

Annual Christmas Novena | December 16-23, 7:00 p.m. (the Novena will take place at 3:40 p.m. in the church on Christmas Eve)

Kolendy (Polish Christmas Carols) and Children’s Christmas Play | Christmas Eve at 4:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve Mass | 5:00 p.m. (Ordinary Form), 12:00 a.m. (Extraordinary Form) – Prelude Music will begin at 11:15 p.m.

Christmas Day Mass | 7:30 a.m. (Ordinary Form), 10:00 a.m. (Ordinary Form)

Charlevoix

St. Mary

Advent Parish Mission | Monday – Thursday, December 4-7. Dinner will begin at 5:00 p.m. in the Parish Center, followed by talk and reflections in the Church. Mass will conclude the evening at 7:00 p.m.

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Bl. Virgin Mary | Thursday, December 7 (Vigil Mass) at 7:00 p.m.; Friday, December 8 at 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.

Communal Penance Service | Wednesday, December 20, 6:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve Mass | 5:00 p.m., Midnight (Christmas Carols begin at 11:30 p.m.)

Christmas Day Mass | December 25, 9:00 a.m.

Cheboygan

St. Mary-St. Charles

Christmas Eve Mass | 4:30 p.m., 8:00 p.m. (Chancel & Bell choir at 4:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.), Midnight Mass (Carols at 11:30 p.m.)

Christmas Day Mass | 10:00 a.m. (Children’s choir at 9:30 a.m.)

Also see Sacred Heart in Riggsville and St. Clement in Pellston

Elmira

St. Thomas

Sacrament of Reconciliation | Saturdays at 6:30 p.m.

Christmas Eve Mass | 7:00 p.m.

Also see St. Mary Cathedral in Gaylord and Holy Redeemer in Vanderbilt

Cross Village

Holy Cross

Christmas Eve Mass | 7:30 p.m.

Also see Holy Childhood in Harbor Spring and St. Nicholas in Larks Lake

Gaylord

St. Mary Cathedral

Communal Penance Service | Tues., December 19 at 7:00 p.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation | Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.; Fridays at Noon; Saturdays at 3:30 p.m.

Christmas Eve Mass | 5:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m. (No midnight Mass)

Christmas Day Mass | 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. (Latin Mass)

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (New Year’s Day) | 10:00 a.m.

Also see St. Thomas in Elmira and Holy Redeemer in Vanderbilt

Gills Pier

St. Wenceslaus

Fourth Sunday of Advent | 8:30 a.m., Sunday

Christmas Eve Mass | 5:00 p.m.

Christmas Day Mass | 8:30 a.m.

New Year’s Eve | 8:30 a.m.

Harbor Springs

Holy Childhood of Jesus

Times added for the Sacrament of Reconciliation | Tuesday, December 12, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Friday, December 15, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Thursday, December 21, 5:00-6:00 p.m. or by appointment.

Christmas Eve Mass | 5:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

Christmas Day Mass | 11:00 a.m.

Also see Holy Cross in Cross Village and St. Nicholas in Larks Lake

Harrisville

St. Anne

Christmas Eve Mass | 4:00 p.m.

Also see St. Catherine in Ossineke

Lake City

St. Stephen

Christmas Eve Mass | 10:00 p.m.

Christmas Day Mass | 9:00 a.m.

Also see St. Theresa in Manton

Lake Leelanau

St. Mary

Christmas Eve Mass | Sunday, December 24, 4:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m.

Christmas Day Mass | Monday, December 25, 10:00 a.m.

Feast of the Holy Family | Sunday, December 31, 9:15 a.m., 11:00 a.m.

Larks Lake

St. Nicholas

Christmas Eve Mass | 5:00 p.m.

Also see Holy Childhood in Harbor Springs and Holy Cross in Cross Village

Lewiston

St. Francis

Christmas Eve Mass | 5:00 p.m.

Christmas Day Mass | 10:00 a.m.

Manton

St. Theresa

Christmas Eve Mass | 4:00 p.m.

Also see St. Stephen in Lake City.

Manistee

Divine Mercy

Lessons & Carols | Sunday, December 10 at 1:00 p.m. (cookie & punch reception to follow)

Christmas Eve | 4:00 p.m. (Children’s Mass feat. Youth Choir), Midnight (Carols begin at 11:30 p.m.)

Christmas Day | 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

All services will be held at St. Joseph Church

Mapleton

St. Joseph

Daily Prayer | 8:30 a.m., every day of Advent

Reconciliation | 8:45 a.m., every day of Advent

Daily Mass | 9:00 a.m., every day of Advent

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Bl. Virgin Mary | Friday, December 8 at 9:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve | 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.

Christmas Day | 10:00 a.m.

New Year’s Day, Solemnity of the Bl. Virgin Mary, Mother of God | 9:00 a.m.

Mio

St. Mary

Communal Penance Service | Wed., December 13 at 7:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve Mass | 4:00 p.m.

Christmas Day Mass | 8:30 a.m.

Northport

St. Gertrude

Christmas Eve | 8:00 p.m.

Also see St. Michael, Suttons Bay

Onaway

St. Paul

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Bl. Virgin Mary | Friday, December 8, 5:00 p.m.

Communal Penance Service | Sunday, December 10, 5:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve Mass | 5:00 p.m. (Carols begin at 4:30 p.m.)

Feast of Mary, Mother of God | Monday, January 1, 10:00 a.m.

Epiphany of the Lord | Sunday, January 7, 10:00 a.m.

Baptism of the Lord | Monday, January 8, 9:00 a.m.

Ossineke

St. Catherine

Christmas Eve Mass | 8:00 p.m.

Christmas Day Mass | 11:00 a.m.

Also see St. Anne in Harrisville

Pellston

St. Clement

Christmas Eve Mass | 8:00 p.m.

See also St. Mary-St. Charles in Cheboygan and Sacred Heart in Riggsville

Prudenville

Our Lady of the Lake

Advent Youth Retreat | Saturday-Sunday, December 9-10, Contact the Parish for more information

Advent Play | Thursday, December 21, 6:00 p.m. (presented by students of Our Lady of the Lake School)

Christmas Eve | Midnight (Christmas Carols and Blessing of the Creche begin at 11:25 p.m.)

Christmas day | 9:00 a.m.

Riggsville

Sacred Heart

Christmas Eve Mass | 6:00 p.m.

Christmas Day Mass | 9:00 a.m.

See also St. Mary-St. Charles in Cheboygan and St. Clement in Pellston

Rogers City

St. Ignatius

Parish School Christmas Concert | Thursday, December 14, 7:00 p.m. (in the Church)

Communal Penance Service | Sunday, December 17, 2:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve Mass | 4:30 p.m. (feat. the Children’s Choir)

Christmas Day Mass | 9:30 a.m. (feat. the Adult Choir)

Suttons Bay

St. Michael

Christmas Eve Mass | 5:00 p.m. (Christmas Carols begin at 4:30 p.m.)

Christmas Day Mass | 9:00 a.m.

Also see St. Gertrude in Northport

Traverse City

St. Francis

Taize Prayer | Tuesdays of Advent, 6:30 p.m. in the church

Communal Penance Service | Monday, December 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Christmas Eve Mass | 4:00 p.m. in the church; 4:15 p.m. in the St. Francis HS Gym; 12:00 Midnight in the church (music to begin at 11:30 p.m.)

Christmas Day Mass | 10:00 a.m. in the church

St. Patrick

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Mass | Friday, December 8 at 9:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve | 6:00 p.m.

Christmas Day | 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Vigil) | Sun., Dec. 31, 6:00 p.m.

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God | Mon., Jan. 1, 10:00 a.m.

West Branch

St. Joseph

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Mass | Friday, December 8 at 9:15 a.m.

Communal Penance Service | Wednesday, December 20 at 7:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve Mass | 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 4:00 p.m.

Christmas Day Mass | 8:30 a.m.

Holy Family (Klacking Creek)

Immaculate Conception Mass | Friday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve Mass | 7:00 p.m.

Vanderbilt

Holy Redeemer

Communal Penance Service | Tues., December 12 at 7:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve Mass | 5:30 p.m.

Christmas Day Mass | 10:00 a.m.

Also see St. Mary Cathedral in Gaylord and St. Thomas in Elmira.

East Jordan

St. Joseph

Penance Service | Sun., December 10 at 5:00 p.m.

4th Sunday of Advent | Sat. Dec. 23 at 6:00 p.m.; Sun. Dec. 24 at 9:00 a.m.

Christmas Eve Mass | 6:00 p.m.

Christmas Day Mass | 9:00 a.m.

Regular Mass times on Dec. 30 and 31. There will be no Mass on January 1.

Also see St. Luke in Bellaire