Mass times for December 2015


The following is the Mass Schedule for the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, & Joseph, Kensington, CA – Masses are normally, but not always, celebrated in the Extraordinary Form; this, however, is dependent on the priest celebrating the Mass.  The Mass propers below are those for the Extraordinary Form Masses.   

Times and the form of the Mass are subject to change without notice here.

 Tuesday December 1 – Ferial day of Advent
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday December 2 – St. Bibiana, Virgin & Martyr
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday December 3 – St. Frances Xavier, Confessor
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Friday December 4 – St. Peter Chrysologus, Bishop & Doctor
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday December 5 – Ferial day of Advent (Bl. Bartholomael Fanti OCD Calendar)
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday December 6 – Second Sunday of Advent
    10:00 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday December 7 – St. Ambrose
   7:00 am – Low Mass

Tuesday December 8 – Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday December 9 – Ferial day of Advent (St. Juan Diego OCD Calendar)
   7:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday December 10 – Ferial day of Advent  (Translation of the Holy House of the Blessed Virgin Mary OCD Calendar)
     3:00 pm – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday December 11 – St. Damasus I, Pope & Confessor (St. Maravillas of Jesus OCD Calendar)
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday December 12 – Our Lady of Guadalupe
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday December 13 – Third Sunday of Advent
     10:00 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday December 14 – Ferial day of Advent
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Tuesday December 15 – Ferial day of Advent
    7:45 am – Low Mass
SPECIAL NOTE - The public chapel will be closed from after Mass (c. 9:00 am) until 6:30 today so that the Sisters can clean it and put up the Christmas decorations.  
Apologies in advance for any inconvenience!

Wednesday December 16 – St. Eusebius, Bishop & Martyr (Bl. Mary of the Angels OCD Calendar)
   7:45 am – Low Mass
SPECIAL NOTE - The public chapel will be closed from after Mass (c. 9:00 am) until noon today so that the Sisters can clean it and put up the Christmas decorations.  
Apologies in advance for any inconvenience!

Thursday December 17 – Ferial day of Advent
    10:15 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Friday December 18 – Ferial day of Advent (Expectation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – OCD Calendar)
   7:45 am – Low Mass

Saturday December 19 – Ferial day of Advent
   7:45 am – Low Mass

Sunday December 20 – Fourth Sunday of Advent
    9:30 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday December 21 – St. Thomas, Apostle
     7:45 am – Low Mass

Tuesday December 22 – Ferial day of Advent
    8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday December 23 – Ferial day of Advent
    8:45 am – Low Mass
SPECIAL NOTE - The public chapel may be closed from after Mass (c. 9:00 am) until noon today so that the Sisters can clean.  
Apologies in advance for any inconvenience!
Thursday December 24 – Vigil of the Nativity of Our Lord
     8:45 am - Low Mass

Friday December 25 – The Nativity of Our Lord
      Midnight Mass – Sung Extraordinary Form Mass
      11:30 am – Dominican (sung) High Mass

Saturday December 26 – St. Stephen, Deacon & Protomartyr
      10:00 am - Ordinary Form Mass

Sunday December 27 – Sunday in the Octave of Christmas / Holy Innocents
    10:00 am – Sung Low Mass

Monday December 28 – The Holy Innocents
     10:15 am – Ordinary Form Mass

Tuesday December 29 – Fifth day in the Octave of Christmas, St. Thomas More
     8:45 am – Low Mass

Wednesday December 30 – Sixth day in the Octave of Christmas
    7:45 am – Low Mass

Thursday December 31 – Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas
    7:45 am - Ordinary Form Mass