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icons and lit candles around the altar of St. Catherine Chapel

December 14, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – As we move toward the holy and festive days of Advent and Christmas, the Adrian Dominican Sisters welcome the public to join online in their celebrations of these holy days. 

Following is the schedule of celebrations, which will be live streamed at adriandominicans.org/Live-Stream:

•    Christmas Eve, Vigil of the Nativity of the Lord, Saturday, December 24, 2022. The Prelude begins at 6:30 p.m. and the Mass at 7:00 p.m.

•    Christmas Day, the Nativity of the Lord, Sunday, December 25, 2022. The prelude begins at 10:15 a.m. and the Mass at 10:30 a.m.

•    Taizé Prayer, New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31, 2022, 6:30 p.m. Taizé prayer services involve Scripture and other readings and repetitive and contemplative chants developed by the ecumenical Taizé community in France.

•    Mass for the Solemnity of the Mother of God, New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1, 2023, at 10:30 a.m.


Feature photo at top: Icons and lit candles around the altar of St. Catherine Chapel on the Motherhouse campus from New Year's Eve Taizé Prayer 2021. Photo by Jill Maria Murdy.

winter sunset with shadows of trees on snow

November 22, 2022, Adrian, Michigan – Come join in the celebration of Winter Solstice, as the sun takes its shortest trip across the sky. The celebration takes place at Weber Retreat and Conference Center from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 18, 2022.

In the darkening days of winter, Earth comes into stillness, ushering in a time for inner growth and the planting of seeds to enrich the world come spring.

The Winter Solstice celebration is free and open to all. Invite a friend and bring a song, poem, or story and a treat to share. Registration is not required.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters Motherhouse, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.



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