Many special events take place at Ascension during Advent and Christmastide. You are invited to join us as we celebrate this glorious season through story, pageant, song, prayer, and candlelight. Church of the Ascension is located at 25 E. Laurel Avenue corner of Laurel and Baldwin Avenues in Sierra Madre. This year’s schedule of special services for Christmas and New Years include:
December 24th Christmas Eve – Family Service and Mass at 5:00 p.m. This warm and wondrous service features the Children’s Christmas Pageant during which our youth inspire us with the story of Christmas as told by St. Francis. All children attending this service are encouraged to participate in the story.
December 24th Christmas Eve – Carols at 10:30 p.m. and Mass at 11:00 p.m. Ascension’s late Christmas Eve service features the traditional procession, incense, candles, prayer, sermon, and the great music of the season as the congregation joyously celebrates the birth of Christ.
December 25th Christmas Day – at 11:00 a.m. join us for the celebration of the Feast of the Nativity.
January 1, 2012 New Year’s Day -at 10:15 a.m. we will celebrate Mass and Baptism. There will be no 8:00 am service.
January 6, 2012 join us for the Feast of the Epiphany at a Noon Mass.
For more information, please call (626) 355-1133 or visit: www.ascension-sierramadre.com.