Catholics from throughout the Archdiocese will gather in St. James Cathedral to begin the Advent Novena of Masses in honor of Mary to prepare in her company for the celebration of Christmas. Archbishop Peter Sartain will preside at this Mass which includes the blessing and commissioning of Simbang Gabi coordinators from some 80 participating parishes in the Archdiocese. This celebra- tions points to Christ Light of the World Symbolized by the
parols (Christmas lanterns). All in invited!