Simbang Gabi schedules – SF Bay Area; Austin, Texas; Los Angeles
DALY CITY, California – Simbang Gabi or Dawn Mass, a Christmas novena tradition in the Philippines, is now being celebrated in many Filipino-American communities in the United States. Although a few Masses are held in early morning, most Simbang Gabi Masses in the US are held in the evening, as a matter of convenience. The following are the schedules in San Francisco Bay Area; Austin, Texas; Los Angeles.
San Francisco Bay Area, California
San Francisco County: In San Francisco, which has 91 parishes, there are 34 parishes listed where Simbang Gabi is held. However, 11 additional parishes collaborate with those holding the Mass, bringing the total to 45 parishes engaged in organizing Simbang Gabi. In 2006 when the first count was made, there were 16 parishes with Simbang Gabi Masses.
Holy Name of Jesus Dec. 16-24 5:30 a.m.
St. John the Evangelist Dec. 16-19, 22-24 6:00 a.m.
Dec. 20 9:00 a.m.
Dec. 21 7:30 a.m.
St. Patrick Dec. 16-24 6:00 a.m.
St. Stephen Dec. 16-24 6:00 a.m.
St. Boniface Dec. 15-23 5:15 p.m.
Church of Visitacion Dec. 15-23 6:00 p.m.
Old St. Mary’s Dec. 16 6:00 p.m.
St. Paul of the Shipwreck Dec. 21-23 6:00 p.m.
Church of Epiphany Dec. 15-23 7:00 p.m.
Corpus Christi Dec. 15-19, 22-23 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 20-21 5:00 p.m.
St. Anne of the Sunset Dec. 15-23 7:00 p.m.
St. Elizabeth Dec. 15-23 7:00 p.m.
St. Monica Dec. 21-23 7:00 p.m.
St. Thomas More Dec. 15-19, 22-23 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 20 5:00 p.m.
Dec. 21 8:00 p.m.
St. Isabella Dec. 16-20 7:00 p.m.
San Mateo County:
St. Bruno Dec. 21-23 5:00 a.m.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Dec. 16-24 5:30 a.m.
St. Timothy Dec. 16-24 6:00 a.m.
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Dec. 20 5:00 p.m.
All Souls Dec. 15-19, 22-23 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 20-21 5:15 p.m.
St. Veronica Dec. 15-19, 22-23 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 20 5:00 p.m.
Dec. 21 4:30 p.m.
Church of Good Shepherd Dec. 15, 18, 22 7:00 p.m.
Church of the Nativity Dec. 16, 19 7:00 p.m.
Mater Dolorosa Dec. 15-19, 21-23 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 20 5:00 p.m.
St. Andrew Dec. 15-19, 21-23 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 20 4:45 p.m.
St. Catherine Dec. 15-17, 19-23 7:00 p.m.
St. Charles Dec. 17 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 21 5:00 p.m.
St. Gregory Dec. 18 7:00 p.m.
St. Matthias Dec. 18 7:00 p.m.
St. Pius Dec. 15, 22-23 7:00 p.m.
St. Robert Dec. 14-22 7:00 p.m.
Holy Angels Dec. 15-23 7:30 p.m.
Our Lady of Mercy Dec. 15-23 7:30 p.m.
St. Augustine Dec. 15-23 7:30 p.m.
The Filipino Community of the Diocese of Austin, Texas will have its first ever Simbang Gabi on December 15-23. Opening Mass on December 15 will be celebrated by Bishop Joe Vasquez.
St. Louis King of France Catholic Church Dec. 15 7:00 p.m.
St. Albert the Great Catholic Church Dec. 16 8:00 p.m.
Seton Williamson Medical Center Chapel Dec. 17 7:00 p.m.
St. Paul Catholic Church Dec. 18 7:00 p.m.
St. Catherine Siena Catholic Church Dec. 19 7:00 p.m.
St. Catherine Siena Catholic Church Dec. 20 7:00 p.m.
St. Albert the Great Catholic Church Dec. 21 7:00 p.m.
St. Louis King of France Catholic Church Dec. 22 7:00 p.m.
St. Albert the Great Catholic Church Dec. 23 8:00 p.m.
Los Angeles, California:
The Filipino Ministry of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles will celebrate the Archdiocesan Simbang Gabi sponsored by San Gabriel Region. Archbishop Jose’ H. Gomez will be the principal celebrant. The highlight will be the Procession of Parol lanterns of churches and organizations from Los Angeles, which will take place prior to liturgy.
Everyone is invited to attend and witness the coming together of all Filipinos as they celebrate one of the most important faith traditions in the Philippines. All parol lanterns will be blessed at the end of the Mass. This year’s theme: “Come Jesus, Fill Us with Your Mercy and Compassion” (Halina Hesus, Puspusin Mo Kami Ng Iyong Awa at Habag).
Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels 555 W. Temple Street, Dec.15 6:30 p.m.
For information: Dr. Linda Enriquez (909) 374-4053, [email protected]
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