Jewish Feasts and Holidays



Hanukkah (Jewish festival of rededication)

Begins sunset of Saturday, December 24, 2016
Ends nightfall of Sunday, January 1, 2017

Catholic Church Feasts


Feast of Mary, Mother of God (Solemnity)

1st January 2017: Feast of Mary, Mother of God

"When eight days were completed for his circumcision, he was named Jesus, the name given him by the angel before he was conceived in the womb." Lc 2:21

Jerusalem - Con-Cathedral (Latin Patriarchate)
10.30 Solemn mass celebrated by the Apostolic Administrator

Bethlehem - St. Catherine's Church
10.30 Solemn mass and procession to the Milk Grotto

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