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Simbang Gabi

Novena of Masses - Filipino Tradition

An Invitation to ALL…

Join us for the Eucharistic celebration for Simbang Gabi

A Filipino Catholic tradition of nine Advent Masses celebrated nine evenings in a row at nine different churches!

Simbang Gabi (Filipino for “Night Mass”) is a devotional nine-day series of Masses practiced by Roman Catholics in the Philippines in anticipation of Christmas and to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary. Join us for the Filipino tradition of celebrating a novena of Advent Masses to heighten the preparation of the faithful for the birth of Our Savior, Jesus Christ, and in honor of the Blessed Mother.

Mass will be celebrated with many traditions from the Philippines. There will be readings and music in both English and Tagalog.


Bishop Wypych celebrating on December 23.

Saturday, December 15 at 7 PM
St. Francis of Assisi in Orland Park

Sunday, December 16 at 7 PM
St. Damian in Oak Forest


Monday, December 17 at 7 PM
St. Michael in Orland Park

We hope that you join us, in the spirit of unity and oneness, in this grace-filled celebration at St. Michael Church, in anticipation of a Christmas that hopefully makes each of us become a “Christ bearer, a Christ server and a Christ bringer” to all.

Bring your families and friends! – There will be a wonderful reception with delicious ethnic foods in the Multipurpose Center following the Mass.

The 2nd collection at this Mass will benefit the Water Well Project being sponsored by Fr. Geofrey to provide clean drinking water for the people in Uganda.


Tuesday, December 18 at 7 PM
St. Fabian in Bridgeview

Wednesday, December 19 at 7 PM
St. Julie Billiart in Tinley Park

Thursday, December 20 at 7 PM
St. Albert the Great in Burbank

Friday, December 21 at 7 PM
St. Germaine in Oak Lawn

Saturday, December 22 at 7 PM
St. Ireneaus in Park Forest

Sunday, December 23 at 7 PM
St. Elizabeth Seton in Orland Hills

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