Wed. 24 Dec • Christmas Eve
Noontime Concerts Series, 12:15 pm
Jonathan Korth, piano
Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110 Ludwig van Beethoven 1770-1827
St. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concerts presents UH Manoa Associate Professor of Music, Jonathan Korth, in a piano recital on Wed., Dec. 24 at 12:15 pm. Noontime Concerts Series features guest artists as well as the Cathedral’s own musicians in performances of chamber and choral music, and organ recitals on the Cathedral’s acclaimed Aeolian-Skinner organ. The half-hour concerts are Wednesdays at 12.15 pm. You are welcome to bring lunch. Admission and parking are free – although donations are always welcome!
Family Christmas Eucharist, 5:30 pm
with Children’s Pageant
This Christmas Eve Service is a combined celebration of families and children on the Square. The congregations from the Cathedral, St. Peter’s, and St. Paul’s will be celebrating the birth of our Lord together. Families and children of all ages are especially invited to this service. Even if they haven’t rehearsed, they will be invited to participate in the nativity pageant. No auditions or rehearsal necessary—just show up! A special liturgy has been prepared to assist our young ones in grasping the meaning of God’s literally coming among us in human form.
Holy Eucharist with Carols, 7:30 pm
Celebrate Christmas at the Cathedral, with this traditional service and Christmas Carols. The Cathedral will be adorned with greenery and hundreds of pillar candles; providing the obvious sense that our long awaited Prince of Peace has arrived. Come celebrate in beauty and holiness of the Christ Mass.
Christmas Vigil, 10:30 pm and
Midnight Mass of Christmas, 11 pm
The Cathedral Choir
Saint Andrew’s Cathedral proves an oasis of peace on Christmas Eve at the Vigil and Midnight Mass of Christmas services. Join us at this spiritual, magical time of night when it is quiet in the city and the Cathedral is in all its Christmas glory. A contemplative half-hour of music beginning at 10.30 pm includes the Tomas Luis de Victoria’s O magnum mysterium , O Little Town of Bethlehem and John Rutter’s Nativity Carol. This is followed at 11.00 pm with a Sung Eucharist as we come together to celebrate the birth of Christ.
Posted on Tuesday, December 23, 2014